CAN A REAR DISC BRAKE BE INSTALLED IN THE FRONT WHEEL? IT IS A REAR WHEEL DRIVE CAR THOUGH.. THANKS!

1980 Toyota Pickup

Tiny

AjaiJoshua

February, 13, 2012 AT 9:33 AM

The front brakes are drum brakes and I want to convert it to disc brakes, unfortunately there is only rear disc brakes available. Can it still be modified to fit in the front wheel?

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2 Answers

Tiny

merlin2021

February, 13, 2012 AT 9:37 AM

No the calipers are smaller than needed for safe stopping.

Tiny

Wrenchtech

February, 13, 2012 AT 10:58 AM

I'm not sure where you live but front disc brakes have been mandated by law in the US since around 1971. You should be able to buy the correct ones.

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