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Rear Disc Conversion, Emergency Brake????


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#1 Naked Buell

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Posted 20 May 2012 - 05:29 PM

So I swapped rear disc brakes onto my Brat from an Rx. I was wondering, what do you do now for an emergency brake?

Thanks for the info guys.

#2 Crazyeights

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Posted 20 May 2012 - 05:31 PM

I must be missing something obvious but isn't the Brat's E-Brake on the fronts like my GL? I think you can use a Nissan caliper if you need a rear E-Brake on the brat.

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Posted 20 May 2012 - 07:47 PM

So I swapped rear disc brakes onto my Brat from an Rx. I was wondering, what do you do now for an emergency brake?


Pull the handle......E-brake is on the fronts.

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 04:38 PM

Just to let you guys know I have a legacy front end on the Brat and the Rx rear disc set up doesn't have the e brake so that is what I am asking. Sorry should have included that.

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 04:55 PM

Use this.:lol:

The two options I know of are to swap to rear calipers that have an e-brake bracket on them (obk25xt is selling some, BTW) or swap to a hydraulic e-brake, which would make you less street legal.

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 01:59 PM

Let me clarify. My Brat has a Legacy front end, with the five lugs. I swapped the rears with the Rx so I have disc all the way around. Being the legacy doesn't have the e brake in the front I was wondering what to do.

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 02:06 PM

My 2 (well, 3, I guess) suggestions still apply to your case. Hydro or 200SX rear calipers.

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 06:17 PM

I was combing the local PAP today & noticed Nissan Maxima rear calipers look similar to the 200SX ones. Checked rockauto for years & rear brake parts - 200SX have 30mm bores while 90-94 Maxima(3.0L V6) have 34mm bores.
Same parking brake cable brackets & levers. Didn't check the pin spacing while there.

Edited by czny, 23 May 2012 - 06:22 PM.





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