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Old 06-11-2007, 06:28 PM   #1
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So my rotors in the front of my 1990 are a bit warped and instead of replacing them i want to upgrade. Ive read alot about upgrading to 1.8ers but i really have no clue on what exactly you need to do this. Does anyone have a write-up or a link to what exactly i need to complete this swap? Photos etc would help a ton, thanks!


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read braineak's DIY section.
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Old 06-11-2007, 06:43 PM   #3
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Get 1.8 brake rotors
Get 1.8 brake pads
Get 1.8 Caliper BRACKETS

Do your normal brake job... when putting FRONT calipers back on... take the Driver side bracket, flip it upside down and use it on the Passenger side. Then take the Passenger side bracket, flip it upside down and use it on the Driver side.

REAR, the only difference is you need the 1.8 Brackets... but you just swap them in... no flipping/swapping sides.

Done.
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read braineak's DIY section.

agreed, my writeup is in the my PROJECTS sticky. It's as simple as replacing the rotors/pads, the extra step is removing the bracket from the hub and replacing it with a 94-97 bracket.
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