Brake and diff upgrades 180b

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Brake and diff upgrades 180b

Postby Andrew » Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:16 am

Hi guys I’ve just got me a 75 180b and have stripped it down to do a build. I’m looking for ideas in diff upgrades and also brake upgrades for it. Also has anyone here ever done a vh45 into one ? Cheers any info and help would be much appreciated

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Re: Brake and diff upgrades 180b

Postby classicdat » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:51 pm

Welcome Andrew, an 8 in a B, that would be interesting.
Greg in Christchurch has done a Maddat conversion tot he rear of his 180B with an R200 Long nose diff in it, so would possibly be worth talking to, and reading through his build thread. See it here viewtopic.php?f=9&t=25

I look forward to seeing your progress. It would be good if you started a build thread to help keep track of it, and they are good to help with motivation, for you and for others.

Post up some pics, what model is it?
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Re: Brake and diff upgrades 180b

Postby Andrew » Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:14 pm

Hi thanks for that info I’ll definitely look him up. It’s just a basic model not a sss or anything fancy. I’ve always wanted one and it will be a first build by myself so pretty excited about it.
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Re: Brake and diff upgrades 180b

Postby Godzilladat » Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:03 pm

A basic upgrade is to use a DBA425 rotor (magna verada), redrill to 4 stud.

Then use a VL turbo commodore caliper (big single piston caliper that comes off a heavier car). Not sure if you got commodores in NZ, but parts sourcing should be simple of ebay australia if you get stuck.


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