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 Post subject: fitting front brakes
Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:08 pm 
Oompa Loompa
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g'day.

i have an eb 5speed.

atm it has standard brakes.

i have been given a set of dba slotted and drilled fronts with bearings (off an xr8)
they are abs brakes and mine is not.


will they fit?
are they har to fit?
should i replace the wheel bearings as well?



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 Post subject: Re: fitting front brakes
Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:10 pm 
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ford_nut wrote:
g'day.

i have an eb 5speed.

atm it has standard brakes.

i have been given a set of dba slotted and drilled fronts with bearings (off an xr8)
they are abs brakes and mine is not.


will they fit?
are they har to fit?
should i replace the wheel bearings as well?



cheers


I would replace the bearings afaik abs can go on non abs but not non abs on abs.

 

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 Post subject: Re: fitting front brakes
Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:33 pm 
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As Froudey said buy some new bearings and bolt them on, the ABS is only a slotted plate behind the wheel studs in the rotor that can be removed if you feel the urge but wont matter to your car either way

 

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