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Rear Disc brakes - Anyone done the conversion?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by fshams, Jan 15, 2011.

  1. Jan 15, 2011 at 3:18 PM
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    fshams

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    Has anyone converted the rear drum brakes on their Tacoma to Disc brakes?
    Is their a conversion package? And last, how easy would it be?
     
  2. Jan 16, 2011 at 2:03 AM
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  3. Jan 16, 2011 at 6:09 AM
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    Do some searching..... there are some 'negative' results from some who have converted.
     
  4. Jan 16, 2011 at 6:42 AM
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    idk if you get a good BPV so the rear dont over power the front then i dont really see any downsides other than cost
     
  5. Jan 16, 2011 at 7:06 AM
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  6. Jan 16, 2011 at 7:20 AM
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    Converting to rear disk is going to harm braking performance. There is much more involved than just swapping the drums for disks. You need a larger brake booster as well.
     
  7. Jan 16, 2011 at 9:22 AM
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