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Re: Brakes / ISV

Jeremy R King wrote:
> Just ordered a heap of stuff for my Quantum - paying long overdue
> sacrifices.  BJ had a bright idea while looking at prices on drums for the
> rear of my car.  He checked some part numbers and had me double-check.
> Seems the rear DISC brake setup for the Jetta's and Golf's is a DIRECT
> BOLT ON in place of my current rear drums.  I'm getting his "kit" and
> putting it on my Quantum in the next week or so.  Is this too good to be
> true?  Is the line pressure to the rear enough to push calipers?  I'll
> have to figure out something for the parking brake.  Anything else I need
> to be aware of?  Anybody ever done this?  If it works, it will also work
> on the 4ks and the non-turbo Coupe GT.


One thing that you need to keep in mind is that the Quantum marketed by VW uses a 4x100 bolt pattern for the 
wheels, the Audi's use a 4x108.  I had considered this route already, the parts will bolt up to the rear axle 
alright, you'd just need different bolt pattern for the front vs. the rear wheels.

Make rotating tires a real bitch!  <grin>

'85 Coupe GT
Welches, OR

Gary G. Erickson
Business Solution Integrators, Inc.
503-702-5789       e-mail: erickson@teleport.com