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Adding Booster to Drum/Manual Brakes


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Hey Pontiac people, 

I have a question. I have a 72 Lemans that has Manual Drum Brakes all around without a booster. 

Questions is can I install the booster I have(Came from 70 Lemans with Disk Brakes) onto my car? I thought that I would have to change the brake cylinders but when I go to find replacements, that don't specified if they are for a booster or not.. My apologies if this is a topic already, I tried to search but didn't find it. 

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Hi Fatony,

First of all, are you just looking at add the booster or convert the car to front disc brakes? Conversion to front disc brakes takes a few more parts, but having a booster is a good start. That's why I ask the question. What is your goal here? Maintain the stock drums or convert to front discs? I own a '72 Lemans with factory front discs.

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