EMPI VW 5x205 Front Disc Brake Conversion Kit, Bus 1955-63

22-2935
EMPI VW 5x205 Front Disc Brake Conversion Kit, Bus 1955-63
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Product Description

EMPI's bolt-on disc brake kit converts 1955 through 1963 Type 2 Bus models from drum to disc brakes. The kit features heavy duty brake caliper brackets that bolt directly to your stock spindles and a 5x205mm disc brake rotor that accepts the stock 14x1.5mm lug bolts. A new master cylinder with reservoir, front brake hoses, bearings, seals, grease caps, a residual pressure valve and all necessary installation hardware including Loctite and wheel studs if you are not running stock wheels. The EMPI Type 2 Disc Brake Conversion Kit will clear stock Bus 14" VW wheels, and most all stock and aftermarket 15" and larger wide 5 VW wheels. Some cap clearancing may be needed on aftermarket wheels. The disc brake conversion kit will narrow the front track width 2.09mm. The master cylinder does not have a residual pressure valve so the kit includes an inline check valve and a brake line to be used for the rear drum brakes.

The EMPI VW Type 2 Disc Brake Conversion Kit Includes:

  • 2 - Inner Wheel Bearings and Races (Races preinstalled in rotor)
  • 2 - Inner Grease Seals
  • 2 - Outer Wheel Bearings and Races (Races preinstalled in rotor)
  • 2 - Wheel Bearing Thrust Washers
  • 2 - Wheel Bearing Spacers
  • 4 - Spindle Nuts
  • 2 - Spindle Nut Lock Plates
  • 2 - Left & Right Front Grease Caps
  • 2 - Disc Brake Rotors
  • 10 - M14x1.5 Lug Studs
  • 2 - Left & Right Calipers
  • 2 - Left & Right Caliper Brackets
  • 8 - M10x1.5x25 Caliper Bracket Bolts
  • 8 - 3/8" Hardened Flat Washers
  • 4 - M12x1.5x40 Caliper Mounting Bolts
  • 4 - Caliper Bolt Dust Covers with installation tool
  • 2 - 355mm Flexible Brake Hoses
  • 4 - Disc Brake Pads with adhesive backing plates
  • 1 - Residual Check Valve
  • 1 - 7.5" Steel Brake Line
  • 1 - Caliper Hardware Kit
  • 1 - Master Cylinder
  • 1 - Master Cylinder Reservoir
  • 1 - Reservoir Sealing Washer
  • 1 - Caliper Bolt Dust Cover Installation Tool
  • 1 - Loctite 430


  • The stock 14" 5x205 wheel will fit the disc brake conversion kit as will the following aftermarket wheels:

    9675 Matte Black BRM 15x5(Must use 9704 Tall Cap),
    9676 Gloss Black BRM 15x5(Must use 9704 Tall Cap),
    9729 Gloss Black BRM 15x6.5 (Must use 9704 Tall Cap),
    9730 Chrome BRM 15x6.5 (Must use 9704 Tall Cap),
    10-1086 Gloss Black BRM 17x7 (Must use 9704 Tall Cap),
    10-1087 Chrome BRM 17x7 (Must use 9704 Tall Cap),
    10-1108 Black & Silver Alloy 15x4.5 (Must use 10-1107 Cap, cap needs to be machined out to 60mm),
    10-1109 Chrome Alloy 15x4.5 (Must use 10-1107 Cap, cap needs to be machined out to 60mm),
    10-1110 Black & Silver Alloy 15x5.5 (Must use 10-1107 Cap, cap needs to be machined out to 60mm),
    10-1111 Chrome Alloy 15x5.5 (Must use 10-1107 Cap, cap needs to be machined out to 60mm),
    9750 Grey 5 Rib 15x5.5,
    9751 Chrome 5 Rib 15x5.5,
    9754 Grey Torque Star 15x5,
    9747 Machine Dish 15x5.5,
    9686 Chrome GT-5 15x5.5,
    9687 Polished GT-5 15x5.5,
    9690 Black GT-5 15x5.5,
    9691 Silver GT-5 15x5.5.

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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 Type II (Bus)
    VW Type II (Bus) Bus
    1955 VW Type II (Bus) Bus
    1956 VW Type II (Bus) Bus
    1957 VW Type II (Bus) Bus
    1958 VW Type II (Bus) Bus
    1959 VW Type II (Bus) Bus
    1960 VW Type II (Bus) Bus
    1961 VW Type II (Bus) Bus
    1962 VW Type II (Bus) Bus
    1963 VW Type II (Bus) Bus
    VW Type II (Bus) Single Cab
    1955 VW Type II (Bus) Single Cab
    1956 VW Type II (Bus) Single Cab
    1957 VW Type II (Bus) Single Cab
    1958 VW Type II (Bus) Single Cab
    1959 VW Type II (Bus) Single Cab
    1960 VW Type II (Bus) Single Cab
    1961 VW Type II (Bus) Single Cab
    1962 VW Type II (Bus) Single Cab
    1963 VW Type II (Bus) Single Cab
    VW Type II (Bus) Double Cab
    1958 VW Type II (Bus) Double Cab
    1959 VW Type II (Bus) Double Cab
    1960 VW Type II (Bus) Double Cab
    1961 VW Type II (Bus) Double Cab
    1962 VW Type II (Bus) Double Cab
    1963 VW Type II (Bus) Double Cab

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