1971 Skyline 2000GT Sedan (Hakosuka)

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Re: 1971 Skyline 2000GT Sedan (Hakosuka)

Postby mlracing » Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:45 pm

Well I had to take my big brakes setup off my Crown (6 pot 380/4 pot 356) so I thought I'd upgrade the Hako ones..

After a little bit of custom modification to the dust shield or whatever it is this happened....

That's an 80s Hilux (reproduction) 4 pot caliper. These fit on without any modications whatsoever, exact same bolt holes and fit around the disc fine. There's also one advantage of having the brake disc mount behind the hub.. miles of clearance!

Thinking I'll probably need to get custom lines made up to match the new to the old but otherwise, success. So a decent up grade from almost 50 year old twin pots to 4 pots.

Also I plan to just remove that heat shield thing from the hub anyway or cut it off properly when I finalise the install on these so it won't be all super cutty.

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