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Old October 17th, 2016, 10:00 PM
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Early 110, Rear Disc Brake Conversion Question

I was talking to a friend today who was telling me that an early 110 with Salisbury diff can easily be converted to disc brakes using Discovery front hubs and various other genuine Land Rover parts.
Did a search and saw a few question and answer threads covering the topic without a solution.
I know that some shops doing builds from RHD to LHD, just replace the RHD 110 front and rear diffs with Disco I diffs.

Does anyone know exactly which parts from a Disco I are required and what else has to be sourced to convert a drum brake salisbury rear diff from an early 110 to disc brakes?
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There is a big thread. The best way IMHO is to buy new shafts and use the D1 hubs but you can use non-ABS RRC hubs with the original shafts if you machine the brackets.
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There is a big thread. The best way IMHO is to buy new shafts and use the D1 hubs but you can use non-ABS RRC hubs with the original shafts if you machine the brackets.
Can you supply a URL to this thread, please?
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Can you supply a URL to this thread, please?
http://www.defendersource.com/forum/...est-22397.html



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Can you supply a URL to this thread, please?
You presume my internet skills are better than yours. They are probably worse. One of the tech guys will come along soon with a link.
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All the parts to do it are not very expensive. I just bought what was needed and it was quite easy to install.


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All the parts to do it are not very expensive. I just bought what was needed and it was quite easy to install.


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Can you PM me the parts list, please?
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Can you PM me the parts list, please?
It was in post #11 of the thread I linked.

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Then this conversion is for you!

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Here is the quicklist of parts needed from Keith, plus all the implied. I'll have to get part#'s later.


REAR:
  1. 2x Caliper brackets (FTC 3306) and have them machined .100" on the caliper mounting side
  2. 2x Non ABS RRC hubs front or rear (they are same) The only difference with 93' 110 hubs is the thread holes for the rotor to mount to
  3. 2x Rear RRC/D1 rotors (non-vented)
  4. Disco/D90 Calipers
  5. Disco/D90 rear pads
  6. 4x caliper bolts from a Disco or D90(hardware store grade 10.9 is fine).
  7. Full seal set (or for wet hubs, just the double lip Inner hub seal:rtc3511
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  8. Brake kit for rotors with 4x split pins and 4x anti-rattle springs
  9. 10x rotor mounting bolts
  10. left and right 110 rear disc brake stone shields (they mount right to the bracket)
  11. 4x M8 (I believe) nuts with washer and lock washer to mount stone shields to bracket
  12. 2x spindle lock washer (same as what you have already on the 93')
Things you can keep from the original drum/hub assembly
  1. Drive members
  2. Inner and outer race and bearings (if they are in good condition, just drift them out and install in new hub)
  3. Drive member bolts
  4. inner axle spacer
  5. axle retaining c-clip
  6. stub axle mounting bolts (2 each side are reinstalled with their nyloc nuts, and the other 4 each side mount directly through the stub flange into the caliper bracket.
Make sure to flip-off your drums when you pull them off. I got great satisfaction out of that.


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Thanks muthalikkas.
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If you buy the 110 rear calipers you do not need to machine the caliper brackets. You can also delete the stone shields
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