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Old 06-16-2017, 09:13 PM
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Thumbs up 66' 230S

I recently bought a 1966 Mercedes 230S. The car has a 66' 250SE Engine in it (M129 Fuel Injected).
Now I would like to convert the rear drum brakes to disc brakes. Which/ What kind of parts do I need to use? Are they here available here on PelicanParts?

Thank You, Yannick
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Old 06-16-2017, 10:38 PM
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Did you buy the black one with the red interior that was for sale on the FL Craigs list? That car looked like a real beauty. There aren't a lot of the "fintails" left in good shape.

You can convert the rear brakes to disks if you swap out the differential/axle assembly with one from a W108 vehicle. I'd say it is more trouble than it's worth though. The front disks/rear drums work fine and parts are generally available, except for the shoes (which you can just have re-lined when the time comes).
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Old 06-16-2017, 10:49 PM
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Yeah i bought the Red n' Black one (I call her Rosie <3).
Thank You for the quick answer.
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