EMPI VW Front 5x205 Wide 5 Lug Disc Brake Conversion Kit, Beetle & Ghia 1954-65

22-2880
EMPI VW Front 5x205 Wide 5 Lug Disc Brake Conversion Kit, Beetle & Ghia 1954-65
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Product Description

  • Modern Disc Brake Stopping Power
  • "Zero Offset" does not increase track width
  • Bolt On Kit does not require replacing spindles
  • Includes a Single Circuit Large Bore Master Cylinder

  • "The stock drum brakes are adequate enough for a stock VW if all the components are in good working order but as soon as any performance modifications are made to your VW, the original brakes should be upgraded to suit. Virtually no modern cars use drum brakes, least of all on the front of the car where most of the braking power is. Updating the brakes on your VW should be considered mandatory for any car that is driven regularly."

    EMPI's Zero Off-Set Zero Off-Set Link Pin Front 5x205 Wide 5 Lug Disc Brake Kit fits early Link Pin Front End VW Beetles and Karmann Ghias from 1954 through 1965. This kit will fit your existing stock spindles and greatly improves the stopping power on an early Beetle or Karmann Ghia. The zero offset means that the track width will not increase so there are no tire and wheel clearance issues compared to stock. The disc brake kit includes new front rotors, calipers & pads, caliper mounting brackets, a master cylinder, brake hoses, bearings & seals, mounting hardware and instructions.The disc brake kit requires the seperately sold 22-2941 & 22-2942 bearings caps which are available in the additional options tab.


    This kit includes the following:

    Front Brake Rotors
    Brake Calipers & Pads
    Caliper Mounting Brackets
    Master Cylinder
    (included master cylinder is not recommended for 4 wheel disc brakes systems)
    Brake Hoses
    Wheel Bearings & Grease Seals
    Mounting Hardware & Instructions


    (The brake pads used are softer than other types, making them quieter for the driving experience. All brake parts must be thoroughly cleaned and disc brake grease must be used on all piston to pad contact surfaces or brake squeak and vibration may occur.)

    Please Note: This product is compatible with 15 inch wheels. It will NOT fit 14 inch wheels.

    This kit will NOT work with drop spindles or disc brake spindles, it will only work with stock style, drum brake spindles.

    Please allow 2-3 days for processing on all disc brake kits.

    A Dual Circuit, Large Bore Master Cylinder should be used if converting to 4 wheel disc brakes. (The included master cylinder is not recommended for 4 wheel disc brake systems.)

    California Prop 65 Warning:
    California Prop 65 Warning. Warning: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

    Compatibility

    Please Note: The information listed below is for stock, unmodified VW's manufactured for sale in the US. VW's are commonly modified and very often parts from another year VW may have been installed on your car. California Pacific JBugs is not responsible for any errors if your car has been modified in any way.


    VW Beetle

    1954 VW Standard Beetle Hardtop
    1955 VW Standard Beetle Hardtop
    1956 VW Standard Beetle Hardtop
    1957 VW Standard Beetle Hardtop
    1958 VW Standard Beetle Hardtop
    1959 VW Standard Beetle Hardtop
    1960 VW Standard Beetle Hardtop
    1961 VW Standard Beetle Hardtop
    1962 VW Standard Beetle Hardtop
    1963 VW Standard Beetle Hardtop
    1964 VW Standard Beetle Hardtop
    1965 VW Standard Beetle Hardtop

    Standard Beetle Ragtop
    1954 VW Standard Beetle Sliding Ragtop
    1955 VW Standard Beetle Sliding Ragtop
    1956 VW Standard Beetle Sliding Ragtop
    1957 VW Standard Beetle Sliding Ragtop
    1958 VW Standard Beetle Sliding Ragtop
    1959 VW Standard Beetle Sliding Ragtop
    1960 VW Standard Beetle Sliding Ragtop
    1961 VW Standard Beetle Sliding Ragtop
    1962 VW Standard Beetle Sliding Ragtop
    1963 VW Standard Beetle Sliding Ragtop

    Standard Beetle Sunroof
    1964 VW Standard Beetle Metal Sunroof
    1965 VW Standard Beetle Metal Sunroof

    Standard Beetle Convertible
    1954 VW Standard Beetle Convertible
    1955 VW Standard Beetle Convertible
    1956 VW Standard Beetle Convertible
    1957 VW Standard Beetle Convertible
    1958 VW Standard Beetle Convertible
    1959 VW Standard Beetle Convertible
    1960 VW Standard Beetle Convertible
    1961 VW Standard Beetle Convertible
    1962 VW Standard Beetle Convertible
    1963 VW Standard Beetle Convertible
    1964 VW Standard Beetle Convertible
    1965 VW Standard Beetle Convertible

    Karmann Ghia

    Karmann Ghia Coupe
    1956 VW Karmann Ghia Coupe
    1957 VW Karmann Ghia Coupe
    1958 VW Karmann Ghia Coupe
    1959 VW Karmann Ghia Coupe
    1960 VW Karmann Ghia Coupe
    1961 VW Karmann Ghia Coupe
    1962 VW Karmann Ghia Coupe
    1963 VW Karmann Ghia Coupe
    1964 VW Karmann Ghia Coupe
    1965 VW Karmann Ghia Coupe

    Karmann Ghia Convertible
    1956 VW Karmann Ghia Convertible
    1957 VW Karmann Ghia Convertible
    1958 VW Karmann Ghia Convertible
    1959 VW Karmann Ghia Convertible
    1960 VW Karmann Ghia Convertible
    1961 VW Karmann Ghia Convertible
    1962 VW Karmann Ghia Convertible
    1963 VW Karmann Ghia Convertible
    1964 VW Karmann Ghia Convertible
    1965 VW Karmann Ghia Convertible

    Helpful Hints

    All brake parts must be thoroughly cleaned and disc brake grease must be used on all piston to pad contact surfaces or brake squeak and vibration may occur.

    A Dual Circuit, Large Bore Master Cylinder should be used if converting to 4 wheel disc brakes. (The included master cylinder is not recommended for 4 wheel disc brake systems.)

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