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AS SEEN ON TV! You may have seen us recently post about our new rear brake and / or seen it recently on Xtreme 4x4's project rally focus. http://www.powernationtv.com/episode/XO2015-05/automatic-to-manual

Anyways, we figured it would be wise to have an official release post about the whole thing. So here it is.






00-11 Foci owners have long lemented the pathetic rear drums that more than 90% of the cars came with. They are ugly, heavy and don't really aid in slowing the car down much at all. Swapping to discs off of other Foci has been possible, but the critical parts have vanished on the "new" market and have all but disappeared from the used world, and when they are available, are crusty relics that need lots of attention while still bringing tall money.

We simply were disgusted with drums on any of our vehicles, so we pondered and hypothesized for a while, and gave birth to our new Massive Rear Disk Conversion System.

The beauties of this kit are many:

  • Uses your existing, readily available drum spindle
  • ALL wear / consumable items are off the shelf items available at the local parts house or Ford dealer
  • By utilizing a lightweight ALUMINUM caliper, we manage to shave major unsprung weight off your rear suspension. Nearly 3 pounds versus an SVT, and almost 6 pounds versus your stock drums! PER SIDE!
  • Slightly larger piston vs SVT caliper provides more clamp. Larger pad gives more heat resistance while offering better wear resistance and longer life
  • BOLT ON. No cutting, welding or fabricating
  • Cost effective. By using many OEM sourced parts, we were able to keep costs right about where one would pay for a USED SVT kit that probably needs lots of new parts anyways. You'll most likely SAVE money vs buying a used kit and have better stuff when your done anyways

As of today, the below kits are for 00-08 Foci only (yes, 08, 1 year of the new body style). We will have a slightly different version for the 09-11 shortly.

We've got the kit in 3 distinct versions.

  • Base kit - Includes all necessary custom components to allow a rear disc conversion using otherwise "off the shelf" (not included) brake parts, but you source your own. Find your own rotors, calipers, pads, hoses, etc. Save big by purchasing used stuff, or go wild with extreme pads, rotors and hoses. CNC laser cut bracketry, zinc and yellow dichromate plated for long life. billet caliper spacers. All Grade 10.9 new fasteners. See link for info on parts.

    Find it Here
    [highlight]JUST $119.17[/HIGHLIGHT]

  • PRO System - PRO System - Complete with custom conversion parts AND all brake parts. OEM low mile aluminum "take off" calipers included. New hoses, pads, rotors, hubs, bearings and emergency brake cables. Aluminum large piston caliper CNC laser cut bracketry, zinc and yellow dichromate plated for long life. billet caliper spacers. All Grade 10.9 new fasteners.


    Find it Here
    [highlight]Just $459.97[/highlight]

  • PRO System NEW - PRO System - Complete with custom conversion parts AND all brake parts. Brand NEW aluminum calipers included. New hoses, pads, rotors, hubs, bearings and emergency brake cables. CNC laser cut bracketry, zinc and yellow dichromate plated for long life. billet caliper spacers. All Grade 10.9 new fasteners.

    [highlight]Just $609.57[/highlight]
    Find it Here
 

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Hey Karl. I got the install instructions you sent me. I was looking through it and I have a question about the
caliper braket spacers. Is there only suppose to be 2 of them? Shouldn't there be 4 since you need 2 for each
side? Or am I not understanding something correctly?
 

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Yeah, should def be 4 in there? Rummage through there again and see if you can find them. I can send another pair today if they are missing for some reason!
 

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Ok, well I looked through the whole box and didn't find anymore spacers. Looks like you'll need to send me another
pair. Otherwise everything else is there. Can't wait to get this thing installed when it warms up around here!

Andy
 

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.250" Carbon steel.

You might be itnerested to know we've got a similar bracket done to put the same aluminum caliper and the 11" SVT rotor on the back of a Merk. We actaully started that car first, made some brackets using the 10" turbo coupe caliper / rotor, and then when I figured out the Aluminum caliper stuff here, scrapped all of that junk and redrew is to take these. So that will be out shortly as well.
 

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Hi Karl. Did you happen to see my above post?


Ok, well I looked through the whole box and didn't find anymore spacers. Looks like you'll need to send me another
pair. Otherwise everything else is there. Can't wait to get this thing installed when it warms up around here!

Andy

EDIT: Got your response to my email. Thanks again Karl! :)
 

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So can you specify something for me? I have just redone the brakes on my SVT (new rotors/calipers/pads) and I now have sitting here a set of reasonably usable rear SVT calipers/pads/rotors. If I bought the base kit could I rip off the nastyass worthless drums from my wagon and use my SVT stuff?
 

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So can you specify something for me? I have just redone the brakes on my SVT (new rotors/calipers/pads) and I now have sitting here a set of reasonably usable rear SVT calipers/pads/rotors. If I bought the base kit could I rip off the nastyass worthless drums from my wagon and use my SVT stuff?
Not sure if you can use the SVT caliper and pads, as this kit uses the calipers and pads from the 2012+ focus with SVT rotors.
Karl will have to chime in on that one. Just as a reminder, you will also need to buy new hubs for the disc brakes.
 

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If I already have svt rear disc brake setup is there a way to use some part of this kit so I could use the larger and lighter calipers in this kit for better braking?
 

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^^^^I have an SVT and rear calipers are sometimes sticky, if anything in this kit would cure that and give me better braking id really be interested!
 

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So can you specify something for me? I have just redone the brakes on my SVT (new rotors/calipers/pads) and I now have sitting here a set of reasonably usable rear SVT calipers/pads/rotors. If I bought the base kit could I rip off the nastyass worthless drums from my wagon and use my SVT stuff?
The only part you would be able to reuse would be the rotors. As was noted by 2000-ZX3T, our kit uses a different caliper which takes different pads.

If I already have svt rear disc brake setup is there a way to use some part of this kit so I could use the larger and lighter calipers in this kit for better braking?
Unfortunately the bolt pattern on the caliper is different, so no. :(
 

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Thanks, I better understand now what the kit consists of.....SVT rotors and '12 calipers/pads.
I probably would have ordered already but the wagon got hit and written off on the 26th.And the new wagon has rear brakes that actually work, so I'll use them up before I get this.
 

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Any update for one fitting a 09 by chance?
 
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