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I want to convert drum to disc brakes on my 66 GTO. I see alotta kits online ..anybody have good or bad experiences? anything to look for or stay away from? …………………….. davy
 

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Depends whether you want to maintain a stock appearance or modified. Either way I recommend Ames Performance Engineering or NPD. Their prices and shipping costs are reasonable. And parts are usually in stock (and they'll tell you if they're not unlike some other vendors)

http://www.amesperf.com/catalogs/G35.pdf

https://www.npdlink.com/1964-1972-gto

There's a lot of Chinese junk out there especially on Ebay. Expect to pay between $700-1200 for a good set up.
 

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Check..” The Right Stuff Detailing”......in Ohio they specialize in disc brake hot rod conversions, other vendors carry their stuff,...

Call em uo they will be abke to help and supply your whatever you need, and the right stuff!
 

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I probably bought some of that chinese junk from Ebay 052 is talking about.Then again I thought they were all from china.I paid $1200 For 4 wheel disc w/red powder coated calipers. Damn near threw me out the windshield when I first tried them.Couldn't be happier, I had manual drums all the way around.
 

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I recently made the change from drums to discs on the front of my 65. I want to be able to keep a stock appearance, use 14 inch wheels etc. I called AMES first and the guy I talked to was very frank and honest about pros and cons of what they offer. I ultimately ended up going with "the right stuff" as mentioned by LeMansGuy. It was an easy installation and 14 inch wheels fit fine.
 

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im not sure if youwere happy with ebay Chinese junk......sounds like they were stopping good...……….davyinchico
 

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im not sure if youwere happy with ebay Chinese junk......sounds like they were stopping good...……….davyinchico
yes very happy. Just a play of off 052 quote. I would definitely buy again. The only challenging part was the hard brake lines. It only comes with the ones from the master cylinder to the proportioning valve. Got all the other lines from napa.
 

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I've had excellent experience with the conversion kit from Inline Tube on my 68.

https://www.inlinetube.com/products/dbk6807

$595 plus shipping, included:
Spindles
· 11” Booster
· Proportioning valve & mounting bracket
· Master cylinder & lines
· Standard rotors
· Single-piston calipers
· Caliper brackets & backing plates
· Rubber brake hoses
· Hardware kit & instructions
 
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