Hi, will somebody please help me with disk brakes all corners on my 76 280z i wonder if i can put vented disks on the front of a 280zx with no mods and what do i need to do to install rear disks. Thanks
Start with the brakes off the 1979-1983 Toyota 4x4 pick-up. The calipers are twice the size of the stock Z. The only modification you'll need to do is trim the dust cover a bit to allow for the larger calipers. Otherwise they are a direct bolt on. They may be a VERY tight fit if you are running 14 wheels. Should be no problem with 15 or larger. You can get vented rotors from numerous aftermarket shops including Motorsport Auto (800) 933-9331. Several of the aftermarket people also have conversion kits that will allow you to put ZX brakes on the rear. Be advised though that you should also change out your master cylinder for the ZX style(more capacity. Unless you plan to race your car a lot or drive places that requires repeated hard braking the disks on the back will not give a noticeable improvement in braking. The stock drum brakes actually have a larger swept area so will brake initially as well as the disks. They begin to fade after a few hard stops, though, so then the disks become superior due to their better heat disipation.
Hi, will somebody please help me with disk
> brakes all corners on my 76 280z i wonder if
> i can put vented disks on the front of a
> 280zx with no mods and what do i need to do
> to install rear disks. Thanks