PT Cruiser Forum  
Advertisements
       

Go Back   PT Cruiser Forum > 2.4L Turbo Forums > General Turbo Discussions

PT Cruiser Forum

Advertisements
GT rear brakes

 
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 27 Oct 2003, 11:10 pm
Senior Cruiser
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Just south of the Mason/Dixon line
Posts: 1,713
Default GT rear brakes

are they the same size as the n/a PT's[:I]
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 27 Oct 2003, 11:54 pm
Cool Cruiser
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Dover, Delaware, USA.
Posts: 380
Send a message via AIM to Mr.Blonde
Default

I thought we had disc breaks, and n/a PTs have drum brakes... Atleast that was the case on my old cruiser.
__________________


Now with stage 1

Just a GT... Thats tearin\' arse on the driveway.
http://www.cardomain.com/id/themanfrmokinawa


14.626 @ 94.74
stage 0 , intake and exhaust only.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 28 Oct 2003, 12:30 am
Cool Cruiser
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: South Bend, IN.
Posts: 473
Default

Any n/A PT with the option for ABS / traction control has rear disc brakes.

The rear rotors on the GT are thicker and the pads are thinner to keep the same calipers and mounting hardware.

Here's the info directly from page 5-13 of the 2003 service manual:

- DESCRIPTION

This vehicle has an optional performance brake
system. The sales code for this system is BR4.
Although similar in appearance to the BRT (Disc/
Disc combination), this system features heavy duty
wheel brake components. BR4 rear disc brakes utilize
brake rotors that have a pad contact surface
approximately 3 mm thicker. To accommodate that
additional width, instead of using wider calipers as
the front brakes do, each rear brake shoe metal backing
plate is 1.5 mm thinner than that of the standard
BRT rear disc brakes (Fig. 14). BR4 brake rotors can
be easily identified by the recessed machined area
near the hub center.



Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 28 Oct 2003, 07:10 pm
Senior Cruiser
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Just south of the Mason/Dixon line
Posts: 1,713
Default

Quote:
quote:Originally posted by MX-5

Any n/A PT with the option for ABS / traction control has rear disc brakes.

The rear rotors on the GT are thicker and the pads are thinner to keep the same calipers and mounting hardware.

Here's the info directly from page 5-13 of the 2003 service manual:

- DESCRIPTION

This vehicle has an optional performance brake
system. The sales code for this system is BR4.
Although similar in appearance to the BRT (Disc/
Disc combination), this system features heavy duty
wheel brake components. BR4 rear disc brakes utilize
brake rotors that have a pad contact surface
approximately 3 mm thicker. To accommodate that
additional width, instead of using wider calipers as
the front brakes do, each rear brake shoe metal backing
plate is 1.5 mm thinner than that of the standard
BRT rear disc brakes (Fig. 14). BR4 brake rotors can
be easily identified by the recessed machined area
near the hub center.
Thank you kind sir. That's what I wanted to know[:X]
__________________
.....................................
'03 GT base w/175k and a 2 speed autostick (read: trans is shot) and powered by a hybrid MOPAR S3 with DSP untuned
1st Forward Motion E1 powered PTGT w/Psi-Fi Power pack fuel tuner back in '07
FS: '03 GT Elec Blue w/rear suicide doors or '03 auto PCM, S3 turbofold, WGA, 3.5" o2 & 3" DP - make offer
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 30 Oct 2003, 03:56 pm
Senior Cruiser
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Riverside, Ca, USA.
Posts: 1,372
Default

Just an aside, my GT is getting great brake mileage if I belive what two mechanics have told me. They estimate I have 70-75% rear life left and 65-70% front pad life remaining after 13,000 miles.
__________________
06 GT Auto, Cool Vanila Exterior, Presto Change O 3bl, Cargo Mat and Net, Billet Oil Cap, Yoko Avid 4Vs Tires, 03 GT Wheels, 4 Chrome Door Handle Screw Covers, MOPAR Mud Flaps, H&R Rear Sway Bar, Freedom Strut Tower Bar, Rear Door Sill Covers.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
rear brakes robin Wheels, Tires, Suspension 2 19 Mar 2007 09:13 am
rear brakes robin General PT Cruiser Discussions 2 19 Mar 2007 09:01 am
Rear Drum Brakes rszappa1 Tech & Performance Forum 5 04 Oct 2006 11:28 am
UPDATING REAR DRUM BRAKES TO DISC blue Tech & Performance Forum 5 14 Apr 2005 12:01 am
Complete Rear Suspension with Drum Brakes yellowpanel Classifieds: For Sale/Trade 0 09 Aug 2003 01:37 pm


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:23 pm.




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2 © 2011, Crawlability, Inc.
vB.Sponsors