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Looking to do a rear disk brake conversion. Need help sourcing parts.
The rear drums on my car is pretty much shot from warped drums to leaky wheel cylinders and needs everything to be replaced. Seeing how I need to replace all the components on the drums, I figured that it would be a good idea to convert my car to rear disks. I know the "The front brakes does most of the braking on a FWD car." argument, but I really like the braking feel when on snow or gravel on my Mazda 3 and my mom's Civic, both which has rear disks. My issue is that I've searched the internet and it seems that information is difficult to find. I've seen that the most common way is to import rear disks from an overseas Corolla, but I'm not sure where to source the parts, and I'm worried about sourcing replacement pads and rotors in the long term. The other method seems to be pulling the rear brakes off a Celica, but I'm not sure what model years to look for. My other concern with the Celica brakes is that it seems that I need to do some drilling to convert it to 4 lug. Can I just swap over the hubs and simply run 5 lug wheels on the rear?
1995 Toyota Corolla 1.6L 4A-FE MT (Now recommissioned!)
Corollas don't like it when you hurl them backwards towards a tree.
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