Does anyone have any info on doing a disc brake conversion? There has to be factory gm parts that bolt up to our car. I am trying to gather all of the info I need to do this conversion so I can convert the front of my car to disc brakes. So parts from the gm A body work? Do I need parts from the gm B body? I know one of you gents has the info I am looking for. As always , any info is greatly appreciated and once I complete the conversion I will share all of the info Keith you guys so we can all convert the front of our cars easily. There should be a sticky for this type of upgrade which would help everyone 

I have a 63 Cadillac with a ls swap. I am putting a 76mm turbo on it and am almost finished with all of the fabrication. Once this is done I am going to need good stopping power that the factory drum brakes simply can not handle which is why I am so eager to figure out the parts that I need for the disk brake conversion. I know there are kits out there but this conversion can be done for much less then what they are being sold for online.

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check the search engine in the upper right hand corner of the home page to access the library and all prior posts on brake upgrades ( and everything else ever posted here ) 

I think I remember reading that the 59 Cadillac front  disc brakes will bolt up to our year front brakes and require spacers of some kind but not 100 percent sure of that as it was some time ago 

There is always an issue as to which rims can be used with a given set of disc brake replacements 


pls do tell me your expected future HP with the turbo set up 

Sure there are some on the sight that have —a used up 429 or 390 and will be considering the move you made with your new  LS engine and trans 

At some point in the future Pls share all you can on this site about your outstanding project and a bit about your background to be considering such a project 

This very well could be the future of our year Cadillacs when the 429 ( for 64 ) is a one year engine design that may be very hard if not impossible to acquire ( unless you are Jason Edge of coarse ) 

We all need to know more about the details of your project - acquiring the engine and the costs involved in doing such a wonderful upgrade —that may be a must do at some point in the future owning a 64 


69 Cadi is a direct bolt up to the spindle. The disks are stupid expensive, so you are better off monetarily wise getting a kit from a dealer. There is a dealer that makes a kit where the tock wheel will fit, but the name eludes me. 



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