EMPI 1971-79 VW Super Beetle Disc Brake Conversion Kit - Front - Bolt-On - Blank

22-2922
EMPI 1971-79 VW Super Beetle Disc Brake Conversion Kit - Front - Bolt-On - Blank
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  • Factory Based Disc Brake Upgrade
  • Stock Style VW Disc Brake Calipers & Rotors
  • Simple, Bolt On Installation

  • EMPI's Bolt On Blank Disc Brake Kit fits VW Super Beetles from 1971 through 1979. The kit includes a caliper bracket that mounts to the stock height, drum brake spindle and greatly improves the stopping power for your Vintage VW. The disc brake kit includes caliper brackets, calipers & pads, mounting hardware and instructions. The blank disc brake rotors must be drilled out for the lug pattern of your choice.

    This Disc Brake Conversion Kit includes the following:

    Blank Brake Rotors
    Brake Calipers & Pads
    Caliper Mounting Brackets
    Hard Brake Lines
    Mounting Hardware & Instructions


    Click here for Quick Bleeder Valves which make bleeding your brakes much easier!

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

    15" or larger wheels must be used with the disc brake kit. 14" wheels can not be used.

    The stock master cylinder can be used with front disc brakes. However, if you are converting to 4 wheel disc brakes, you must install a large bore master cylinder.


    Our Expert's Take:

    Stock drum brakes are adequate enough for a stock VW, if all the components are in good working order. 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. The Super Beetle front disc brake kit uses factory based Disc Brake components that were available from the factory including stock Karmann Ghia brake calipers and rotors. That means no proprietary parts so getting replacement parts down the road doesn't require a trip to a specialty VW parts store.
    Sam



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    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 Super Beetle
    Sedan
    1971 - 1975
    Convertible
    1971 - 1979

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    Click here for Quick Bleeder Valves which make bleeding your brakes much easier!

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

    15" or larger wheels must be used with the disc brake kit. 14" wheels can not be used.

    The stock master cylinder can be used with front disc brakes. However, if you are converting to 4 wheel disc brakes, you must install a large bore master cylinder.

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