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Rear disc conversion and ABS.

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#1 wavekayaker


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Posted 22 September 2005 - 09:30 PM

I tried searching this and didn't find any info.

I have a 97 Brighton w/ rear drums. I would like to convert to rear disc.
Is this a straight swap, or are there issues w/ the ABS?

If it is possible, which years are compatable?

Thanks for any info! I'm just learning Subbies :)


#2 nipper


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Posted 22 September 2005 - 10:12 PM

I would think a 97 with rear discs would bolt right in. Subaru isnt one for making things too difficult for themselves.
You will need to get rid of the proprtining valve, use the Master cylinder, and whatever things the rear brakes are attached to (sorry its late ). Should be a straight bolt in.


#3 Dr. RX

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Posted 23 September 2005 - 06:49 AM

Gee I wish I was a little farther along with my project, one of which happens to be putting rear discs on my 95 Legacy wagon. The 95 donor wagon has rears discs and ABS. Since the ABS unit is nothing more then a controled master cylinder, just using the brake lines currently on the car will make the rear discs function. You won't have to connect the ABS sensor either.

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