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so the question is has anyone stuck disc brakes on on mk3 Cortina or atlas axle as I might have killed a drum so might stick some on
 

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I wouldn't say that I've 'stuck' some on but yes I've fitted them. What do you need to know?
 

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bin the drums etc, cut out the piece of backplate thats bolts to axle ends where the 4 bolts are, slip on a pair of Fiesta discs, then make up caliper brackets, quite an easy job to do actually.


heres a 105e with Mercedes 190e discs, and half shafts converted to 5 stud I did a few years ago, same principle though.
 

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you need to skim the outer edge of the flange down for fiesta discs and the brackets are available on ebay ive got sierra calipers with carriers £75.00 a pair as removed
 

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bin the drums etc, cut out the piece of backplate thats bolts to axle ends where the 4 bolts are, slip on a pair of Fiesta discs, then make up caliper brackets, quite an easy job to do actually.


heres a 105e with Mercedes 190e discs, and half shafts converted to 5 stud I did a few years ago, same principle though.
did that work ok gary? you seem to have floating calipers with non flexi brake pipes
 

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common mod for these are mk3 escort /orion front discs with seirra/granada rear calipers which will still allow 13 inch rims fitted, mount brackets on ebay, just on with this mod on my magnum axle.
 

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That was only to check that it worked Steve, as the new Scorpio/Cossy calipers are a pain to bleed from new.
that sorts that then, must admit iv never had that much trouble bleeding them, iv fitted granada calipers with rover disc's on a 105 axle for the consul capri, with the ford discs you need to turn the face down on the shaft which didn't leave much meat by the studs,
 

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wow was never notified I had messages lol

my sister crashed my mums Peugeot 206cc and I thought id fit them was all going great pcd cheap discs and pads etc til I tried to fit the disc the correct way round and the halfshaft is to big for the disc aperture oh well, so brought some Granada callipers refurbed from big red

just got to remove my axle and get someone with a bigger welder than mine. will post some pictures as I go
 
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