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PostPosted: Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:36 pm 
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hey just wondering if anyone had know how on doing disk brakes on a 96 bonneville sse is there a good kit or another car i could possibly steal the rear end set up from thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: rear disk brakes
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I have a write-up on the forum somewhere. Search a bit, and you'll find it. All parts except for one are off-the-shelf at a parts store. That part must be sourced used, either from a junkyard or online.

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 Post subject: Re: rear disk brakes
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96 SSEi wrote:
PARTS STORE SHOULD HAVE ALL THE PADS AND ROTORS AND CALIPERS. can you not find them near you?


I'm trying to go from drum to disk without a whole kit if you know what I mean


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:28 pm 
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96 SSEi wrote:
PARTS STORE SHOULD HAVE ALL THE PADS AND ROTORS AND CALIPERS. can you not find them near you?


I'm trying to go from drum to disk without a whole kit if you know what I mean


oh, i see.iirc, my 96 ssei had disks all around - maybe you can find them in a yard.

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96 SSEi wrote:
theirongiant99 wrote:
96 SSEi wrote:
PARTS STORE SHOULD HAVE ALL THE PADS AND ROTORS AND CALIPERS. can you not find them near you?


I'm trying to go from drum to disk without a whole kit if you know what I mean


oh, i see.iirc, my 96 ssei had disks all around - maybe you can find them in a yard.


Really? If so, it was custom.

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