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Unread 04-16-2007, 12:52 PM   #1
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CJ7 Disc Brake Conversion for REAR

I'm interested in doing a conversion to discs in the rear of my '85. AMC 20 back there right now, and for now I'm probably going to keep that axle. Is there any "do it yourself" means of doing the conversion without dropping $699 on the Quadratec kit? Can I use ZJ parts, etc? Or is there another logical donor for the 20?

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Unread 04-16-2007, 01:33 PM   #2
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I don't know of any do it yourself conversions. But, here is a place we bought ours.Cheaper than Quadratec.


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Unread 04-16-2007, 08:31 PM   #3
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There was a guy on Ebay selling a template for your local machine shop to cut out brackets for late model junk yard calipers.

There is supposed to be an easy way to use calipers from a 300Z with Isuzu Rodeo rotors (5X5.5 pattern). I have'nt researched it yet.
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Unread 04-16-2007, 08:42 PM   #4
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its over on the JU site..I think they used nissan calipers..pretty straight forward swap..hardest part is the brackets
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