[MR2] RE; Parts Car
mr2srule at twmi.rr.com
Sun Sep 14 20:41:31 EDT 2008
You can actually swap the dust shields too. They are held on with
three bolts - all you need to do is remove the bolts, get the shields
loose then trim the thin strap to take them off the hub. Then put
them on the other car along with the bigger brakes.
On Sep 14, 2008, at 8:25 PM, Jerry Helman wrote:
> As far as your 87Mk1interchangeability goes, the brakes would be an
> over the 85 originals. Rotors are larger and the calipers and mtg.
> will fit as well. Uses the same pads and only a bit of trimming of
> the front
> tin splash shields is required. The taillights, license plate light
> center panel will fit as an assembly. Some folks feel the later
> are better looking. J I have done both of these mods to my 85 Mk1.
> PS; If
> you come up w/a spare 85/86 style ash tray assy., let me know. I'm
> looking for one. I think the 87 &up uses a different ash tray. Good
> Jerry Helman/Senor Dos/85Mk1 Super Red.
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