Big Brake Kit for 2wd Vanagon 86-91
This is the Big Brake kit for the Vanagon that we have been selling since 2006! It is based off of the Audi A4 and gives you more stopping power and less fade. Discs are larger than the stock Vanagon (1″ in diameter larger to be exact) and vented. The Calipers are larger with a large diameter single piston for simplicity, yet more stopping power! The kit includes discs (rotors), pads, hubs, brake hoses, and calipers (all parts are new VW/Audi). It also includes a new set of front wheel bearings. 15″ rims required to install this kit.
The front hubs that come with this kit are similar to the Syncro Vanagon in that they have lug studs sticking would and will require you to use lug nuts on your front wheels from now on instead of the lug bolts that the 2wd Vanagon came with. Overall a great upgrade for your Vanagon especially if you have upgraded the engine to a more powerful one.
Installing on a 80-85 Vanagon?
Yes this can be done, however you will need a pair of later model front spindles or uprights (whatever you call them) from an 86-91 2wd Vanagon. That is because the earlier front spindles aren’t compatible with this kit, nor can they be modified to work with it. These can be found online as good used parts on www.thesamba.com or www.car-part.com