Porsche 356 US Made Front Disc Brake Conversions Price: $1025+
The best braking system is the one that works for your application. Whether it is a performance upgrade, a wheel pattern change, or you just want to be in the 21st century, we have the upgrade for you.
Classic Porsche 356 Front Disc Brake Conversion Kit - 4602 - Direct Link - http://www.airkewld.com/TheSamba-s/2376.htm
Our goal is to WoW you.
Fits the following:
1955-1965 Porsche 356 A & B
Front Disc Install - Link - http://airkewld.co/BADfront49-65Install
Kit utilizes original spindle nuts and thrust washers.
Must use late model 914 Master cylinder
We also have our new billet dust caps, very nice and built to OE specs - http://airkewld.co/BilletDustCapSet
We can now press in the races, pack the bearings and install the seal, ready for you to install upon arrival. See options on the right
No rear kits are available, sorry
Front Kits - All front kits will come with BAD Series Rotors, caliper brackets, calipers, pads, seals, bearings and hardware.
Two Piston Wilwood Caliper - Zero Offset on all bolt patterns, not 5x205mm. They add .375" offset - Great for performance applications street or strip - 1100cc-2110cc - 90-100 mph tops - They utilize one piston on each side in aluminum construction and anodized satin black finish - Replacement pads are available on our website any high performance outlet or street rod shop - To use these you will need *DRUM* Spindles, stock or dropped.
Four Piston Wilwood Caliper - Zero Offset on all bolt patterns, not 5x205mm. They add .375" offset - Great for performance and racing applications - 2331cc and up * Any Turbo Application * NOS Application - 105 mph + - They utilize two pistons on each side in aluminum construction and anodized satin black finish - Replacement pads are available on our website any high performance outlet or street rod shop - To use these you will need *DRUM* Spindles, stock or dropped.
Wilwood Caliper options can not bolt onto DISC spindles, either stock height or dropped.
Any Wilwood caliper application will work with stock height drum spindles or drop drum spindles.
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FAQ - Frequently Asked Question - Disc Brake Edition
Question: What size lugs do I need?
Answer: Most brake kits come with 14mm x 1.50 studs pressed in them, so a lug nut that fits those, but in the seat that the wheels need, either acorn conical, ball seat or mag lug. Check the wheel manufacture for specs the wheels require.
FIVE STAR Reviews
Reviewer: Marc Sherriff
As to the installation of my brakes, and the couple of minor hurdles I had to overcome. None of them were deal breakers, just time takers. For future reference to make the installation easier for new customers, the first thing I would suggest is actually source, include & charge for a 19mm dual circuit master cylinder. This was something that I found a little frustrating, but in all fairness you did let me know this was the case. The next thing was the reservoir. I had to source one that I could mount out of sight, which I did under the steering box inspection panel, mounted on an L bracket secured between the master cylinder and the body of the car, so no new holes. FYI, I used a reservoir from a Porsche 944, which cost me all of about AUD$19.00. The hoses, and t-piece needed to convert to dual circuit were other items I had to source. Finally, a note that I would have to trim the brake pedal pushrod would have reduced some cursing whilst jammed under my dash.
The fitting of all the axle components, and calipers was straightforward, and fit was impeccable, could not be better.
The actual braking of the car since installation is unbelievable, it is the best braked 356 I have ever driven (not the only one), and better than most early 911s I have driven.
If you have any questions or concerns about the product when you receive it or install it, please contact us first. We want you to be 100% satisfied.
We can ship anywhere in the world. We ship UPS and USPS. Visa, American Express, Master Card, Wire transfers and Paypal are accepted online & over the phone.
International calls (011) 623-513-3537
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November 14, 2003
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