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juaniyoz3

juaniyoz3 3/23/2012

1998 Honda Civic EX 4 Cyl 1.6L

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 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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