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Old 10-15-2006, 02:06 PM   #1
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Im in the process of changing the rear drums to disc and was wondering could I just use the the front brake assembly front a bonneville and use it for the rear?
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in the process eh? whats your solution... nobody has never done it

no, just slapping the front brakes on will NOT work
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in the process eh? whats your solution... nobody has never done it

no, just slapping the front brakes on will NOT work
Did they ever put 4 wheel discs on that body style of Bville or maybe a park avenue, maybe even a seville would work? That would be an easy swap? But I am no mechanic.
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search for rear disc conversion and you will find overwhelming amounts of information
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This conversion may be more trouble than its worth. My GXP bonneville with 4 wheel discs did not see to stop any better than the 95SSE with rear drums I had and sold.
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Take a trip to the junk yard and see if the rear kunckles and disks from a pre 97 w-body will fit. They have shocks in the rear like a pre 00 bonnie.
You'll still need to figure out how to get the parking brake to work and new proportioning valves.
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