Brake DancingWhile combing through our local boneyard one fine Saturday afternoon, wecame across a '79 Gran Fury police car. It turned out to be a treasuretrove of special parts, including a set of 113/4-inch disc brakes. Thesebrakes will bolt right up as long as you take the caliper brackets aswell, making it an easy swap. The brackets move the existing caliperoutward. Once we had the rotors resurfaced, we took the opportunity toreplace the wafer-thin pads with new semimetallic pads from our localparts emporium.However slight, the caliper brackets on the big brakes (11.75 inches vs.11 inches) moves the caliper out farther, clearing the larger rotor.