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post #1 of (permalink) Old 07-02-2002, 09:06 AM
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Rear disc on a YJ

Has anyone put disc brakes on the back of your YJ. I dont mean the $700.00 set sold by SSB. Any mods to a doner setup from another vehicle, or what ever.

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Re: Rear disc on a YJ

Yep, it's called the Ford 8.8. [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img]
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post #3 of (permalink) Old 07-02-2002, 11:32 AM
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Re: Rear disc on a YJ

I put a Ford 9" from a 72 Bronco in the rear of my jeep and then upgraded from drum brakes to disc. I can not remember exactly what parts I used for the conversion. I think it was a Ford f-150 rotor and a set of GM calipers. I'll take a look at my notes when I get home and let you know the exact parts. I know we had some problems with this conversion and it took us awhile to get all the right parts.
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post #4 of (permalink) Old 07-02-2002, 07:22 PM
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Re: Rear disc on a YJ

yep, me too. i bought a brand new 8.8 with discs for $425 from a guy in oklahoma city and he has LOTS more. let me know if you are interested and i will hook you up with him.
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