Rear brake drum to disc brake conversion.
I have a 2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L VTEC with 32,000 miles automatic. I had to get my brake drum and shoe replace and it was a nightmare to work on it. I’m planning to swap them into disc brake system but what car is similar I can use to put it on my civic? Thanks.
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I wouldn't waste my time and money. You typically change your rear brakes every 2 or 3 times you change your front brakes. They're mainly there to keep the car stable.
Once you've torn drum brakes apart once, they're all about the same. Like you, I had never torn them apart until I did my Ranger's rear brakes a couple years ago. It took a day and a half to get it back together. A few months later, I tore one of the drums down again to replace a bad parking brake cable. Reassembly took maybe 20 minutes. I tore my Catalina's drums down and reassembled them 3x doing a brake overhaul last year. The trick is getting the hang of applying leverage to the springs, and to have the right tools. One you get it, it's easy.