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FJ40 BJ40 FJ55 Disc Brake Conversion Kit Front 1968, 1969, 1970

$895.00

THIS IS A BOLT-ON KIT AND DOES NOT REQUIRE AN AXLE CHANGE.
COMES WITH FULLY VENTED ROTORS, 4 PISTON ALUMINUM ALLOY CALIPERS, METALLIC BRAKE PADS, SPECIAL MOUNTING BRACKETS, AND STAINLESS STEEL D.O.T. APPROVED BRAKE LINES.

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Description

Why Should You Convert to Disc Brakes? The benefits of disc brakes over drum brakes may shock you. They’re easier to repair, provide greater stopping power, and last longer than drum brakes. Drum brakes are cheaper, which is why your car may have them from the manufacturer. If your vehicle has drum brakes, it’s time to consider converting to disc brakes. Here’s why:

You’ll Drive Better in Bad Weather

Rain, sleet or snow, you’ll be able to halt your vehicle with far more control if you have disc brakes. Based on their build, they prevent water from flooding the brakes, leaving them dry in inclement weather. That puts more control in your hands when you’re up against mother nature.

If you splash through a muddy puddle, your drum brakes will immediately clog-up. It doesn’t matter how new the hardware is or how well you’ve installed it, your drum brakes have a much higher potential to fail. They’re more susceptible to nature, which not only cost you repair expenses, but also affects your vehicle safety.

They’re Simpler to Repair and Replace

Certain parts of our vehicles are aggravating or difficult to repair, and though they may seem like less maintenance, drum brakes are no exception. There are no springs to break and no adjusters to rust. While disc brakes have more moving parts, they’re built in such a way that makes them more reliable. Drivers notice an immediate difference in how their brakes feel when they transfer from drum to disc.

Even if you replace your kit, drum brakes and the shoes don’t meet up properly. You have two components to worry about and how they work together. Disc brakes work differently: They don’t have the same issues that drum brakes do, making them more reliable and safer.

Converting Your Brakes Doesn’t Have to be Difficult

It can take some time and a conversion kit to transfer your braking system, however, the payoff is peace of mind and saving money over time. Your drum brakes are costing you money and causing you problems, don’t you think it’s time for a switch?

**** Now is the time to also check wheel and knuckle bearings. MAN-A-FRE Knuckle Kits P/N SBKL1 (w/out wheel bearings) and SBKL1/WBK (w/ wheel bearings). ****
*Please note that our disc brake conversion kits will not fit with riveted factory wheels.*

HARDWARE AND INSTRUCTIONS INCLUDED.
FJ40 FJ55 68-6/70
AN UP-GRADED BOOSTER / MASTER BRAKE CYLINDER COMBINATION IS RECOMMENDED WHEN UP-GRADING TO DISC BRAKES.

Additional information

Weight 52 lbs
Dimensions 14 × 14 × 14 in
KITS / PARTS

FRONT DISC BRAKE CONVERSION KIT LAND CRUISER FJ40 E-06/70, FRONT DISC BRAKE CONVERSION KIT LAND CRUISER FJ40 07/70-09/75, REPLACEMENT ROTOR FOR MAF DISC BRAKE CONVERSION KIT*, CALIPER LHS OR RHS WILWOOD DYNALITE, SS BRAKE LINE FOR MAF CONVERSION KIT E-7/70, SS BRRAKE LINE FPR MAF CONVERSION KIT 7/70-8/75, WILWOOD BRAKE PADS FOR DISC BRAKE CONVERSION KIT (SET OF 4 PADS), WILWOOD BLEED PLUGS (qty 4) DYNALITE CALIPERS

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