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juaniyoz3
juaniyoz3 3/23/2012
1998 Honda Civic EX 4Cyl1.6L - Brakes
Drum to disc conversion
My car has rear drum brakes, i wanted to convert them to disc brakes, can i just buy new front disc brakes to do the conversion? is it even possible?
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  • EG9 K20A3
    EG9 K20A3 3/23/2012
    Nope, you also have to buy other stuff.

    This was my approach since i bought them surplus, a lot easier actually and cheaper. If you want something with about stock performance why not stay oem? You'll be paying an arm and a leg by going completely aftermarket and I doubt you would find an aftermarket kit that isn't race oriented.

    http://images1.americanlisted.com/.../...rgne_10987083.jpg

    In your case you can also try this
    http://www.tuningactiv.com/AEM/Rearconv.gif

    Source: I did the same on my EG Civic.
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    EG9 K20A3
    EG9 K20A3 3/24/2012
    If you have more Civic questions, keep on asking chief. Im a die hard fan of the model.
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    juaniyoz3 3/26/2012
    i saw that on the first picture you have the oem brakes with the control arm, Would i have to also change that or do i only need the brakes?
  • EG9 K20A3
    EG9 K20A3 3/28/2012
    Not really, you just need the brakes, reason why i also got the trailing arm with the brakes is for the ease of installation. All i did was disconnect the brake lines, dropped it and installed the new one.
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