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    Wanna convert my Ke to disc rear...

    Just wondering what people have used.
    Discs
    Calipers
    Hand brake cables...

    Already aware of using R31 skyline disc and caliper..
    But what else is there..... Is there anything better...??

    Must be cable hand brake.!

    Cheers guys.

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    get a t-18 diff
    convert to st142, it's what i'm doing, though i'm already starting with the diff so it makes it all the more disirable for me

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    Was hoping to stay standard diff....

    A: cause when locked there decently strong and
    B: There cheaps as...

    Plus don't have to stuff around with tailshaft..

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    TRX Bluebird? Perhaps something to look at? I know they are live axle and have disk rears.

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    Hi

    Have a few JDM disc brake rear ends due in around end march

    PM if interested

    Cheers

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    Hey guys..
    Pickup a set of S13 discs and calipers today.. $200.
    And mate told me of a place near buy that can make up cables to any configuration I want....

    No just need a spare diff to fit them to..
    Anyone in bris wanna sell there stocko KE70 diff..??

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    Quote Originally Posted by --Redwork-- View Post
    Was hoping to stay standard diff....

    A: cause when locked there decently strong and
    B: There cheaps as...

    Plus don't have to stuff around with tailshaft..
    lol they are piss weak!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrifTE72 View Post
    get a t-18 diff
    convert to st142, it's what i'm doing, though i'm already starting with the diff so it makes it all the more disirable for me
    Is that the one with the internal drum in the disk?

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    Question, what is the plan for your car?

    Its not to be a drifter is it?

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    Its to be a streeter with ocasional drift work...

    Why.?

    Simon....
    V-tec uses locked standard diff in his car....
    Seems to work fine..
    There not as bad as 86 stock diff with pencil thin axles.

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