Rear disc brake kits

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Bitterman

Greasemonkey
Jan 17, 2017
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Good morning.

I no longer have the stock emergency brake cable for my car. I plan to install one but have not at this time. Sorry I cannot be more helpful on this point.

As for the proportioning valve, yes you have to change it out to a disc/disc proportioning valve. I ordered my proportioning valve and brake lines from inline tube. My rear lines had to be modified as shown in the pics to accept the braided stainless line to the caliper.

As for the master cylinder, I'll snap a pic of the one I bought. I believe it's a master from an 81 caddy Eldorado that had disc/disc brakes... but dont hold me to that. I'll look that up and report back. Also if there is a better master for this kind of setup that other have used and like, I'm open to using that master over the one I have.

I'll post back later today once I make my way out to the garage.
 
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axisg

axisg

Royal Smart Person
Jul 17, 2007
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YYZ
Blazer fronts, include a spindle swap and all the related hardware from the Blazer remains


LS Rears, require you pull the axles and drill out the mounting flange to attach all the related hardware from the Camaro. You need to get a little creative to get the parking brake working but it's NBD

Both were done on my car in less than a day using a friends hoist using nothing but stock GM parts. I never have swapped the MC or proportioning valve nor see the need to do so. I did purchase 2 pre-flared lengths of brake tubing from the parts store to run new lines from the flex line on the rear axle to the calipers. Otherwise everything from the camaro \ blazer was bolted to the Monte with not much effort.
 
white85

white85

Not-quite-so-new-guy
Jan 2, 2020
14
3
@ Bitterman
I checked out Inline tubes site and they actually have a couple of nice kits. They look like they come with just about everything you need. There is this one and for 25 bucks more there’s a cross drilled kit.



@ axisg
Thanks for the info and links , I will check them out
 
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Bitterman

Greasemonkey
Jan 17, 2017
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Inline tubes kit looks nice. That kit will require the axles to be removed where the speedway kit I did not have to remove the axles. If removing the axles is within your talents, the inline tube kit looks nice and I would love to see before and after pics of your install.

Ill be calling inline tube to order the emergency brake cable from that kit to use on my car.

Nice find! I dont believe that kit was available when I bought my kit many years ago or I just did not see it on the inline tube site.
 
white85

white85

Not-quite-so-new-guy
Jan 2, 2020
14
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My rear end is still out of my truck and I don’t think it would be to bad pulling the axles. Thing of it is the wheel cylinder hole in the backing plate is worn out so even if I chose to just replace them I would have to pull the axles.

That’s why I figured if I have to pull them I might as well do it right. Worst part is it’s digging into my engine budget but I think it’s right thing to do.
 
MC96

MC96

Master Mechanic
Dec 7, 2015
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Brackets

Rotors

Calipers / Pads - Both parking brake and non parking brake calipers located within


Need your own fasteners and to plum it .

I definitely recommend this, https://www.summitracing.com/parts/wil-260-11179?seid=srese1&gclid=CjwKCAiAx_DwBRAfEiwA3vwZYsokz0-hphg1izc4ZJkxYRFuZvxe6-vjdd6k0kWboCs1Rcl2uRjH5BoCG0MQAvD_BwE. You dont want 50/50 brake
 
TURNA

TURNA

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Jul 24, 2009
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Well if you are worried about the wheel cylinder retaining clip dont be.

They have worked for 40 years

For less than 15 buxx shipped you can get some "extra" peace of mind by using the S10 retaining clip


Also any "KIT" Speedway sells I would avoid, their stuff is junk.



 
white85

white85

Not-quite-so-new-guy
Jan 2, 2020
14
3
I got some options & things to consider. Thanks to all of you this turned out to be an informative thread not only for me but others in the future.

Thanks MC96 & TURNA for the info & links.
 
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Bitterman

Greasemonkey
Jan 17, 2017
120
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Are you keeping the same brake booster on your car? It's my plan to run my stock brake booster.

I have a new stock master cylinder for the car that has a 0.944 bore. Is that bore size large enough for a disc/disc setup?
 
white85

white85

Not-quite-so-new-guy
Jan 2, 2020
14
3
Yeah I think the booster will be fine from what I’ve read.

Not sure about the bore size other than a larger bore should give a harder pedal. I’m still learning as I go but I did learn that there’s a residual pressure valve in drum type MC’s that stops the fluid from returning to the MC to help keep the shoes close to the drum ( bc the spring pressure). So that might cause the pads to drag a little on disc brakes if you use a drum MC. Also the Reservoirs are larger on disc type MC’s.
 

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