EMPI 1954-1965 VW Beetle & Karmann Ghia Disc Brake Conversion Kit - Front - with Drop Spindles - 5x205
**Contiguous U.S. only.
Note: If you do not purchase the EMPI grease caps, Link Pin Style Grease Caps will have to be modified to fit these rotors.
The caliper stamped 22-2957B is for the left side.
The caliper stamped 22-2956B is for the right side.
Low profile (shorter) tires must be used when installing drop spindles. We offer 145SR15 or 135SR15 tires that will fit with drop spindles. Your local tire shop can offer many other options that will work as well.
Aftermarket Disc Brake Kit specific grease caps are available in the options above for those that don't want to modify or glue(silicone) on original VW grease caps.
Removing the original link pins and king pins is necessary to install the new drop spindles. New king and link pins are available in the Additional Options tab above.
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.
Drop Spindles can not be used on Super Beetles. s="red">A Dual Circuit, Large Bore Master Cylinder should be used if converting to 4 wheel disc brakes.