I don't think anyone has done it. It's a pain. I was gonna do it in my mk1. Willwood would be your best bet for the delete tho
Yeah i was on a site that could get rid of it. but idk
im on the verge of shaving my bay and trying to get rid of things.
and like i posted before someone told me to do it but im just trying to do some research on it and know what i maybe getting into and i would appreciate it if someone has done this.
If you knew what manual brakes felt like you wouldnt want to put it in a car that was designed with abs power brakes...and weighs 2500 lbs with 10 inch rotors.
going manual, Id want to get bigger rotors, a lot bigger. not just a factory upgrade.
sure you could pull it off, but driving over 50mph would be scary.
upon some light research i came across this stuff.
first I thought of relocating the booster and,
which then led me to,
i dont know how usefull this would be to anyone but i thought id put it up anyway.
Go pinch off your vacuum line and go for a drive.
After your don't changing your pants, let us know how this all works out.
First, running with the vac line off the booster, is absolutely not comparable to manual brakes in any way. Completely different.
Second, if you have to ask what it takes, you don't have the ability to convert to manual brakes.
Just yesterday I was driving approximately 30-35 mph when I needed to brake. The brakes were working, but not very quickly at all. Trusty pumping brought pressure. Once at the stop light the pedal sunk to the floor after being on the brakes for about 10-15 seconds. I inspected the whole system and found no leaks; there was no fluid loss or any backed up into the booster. My prognosis, failed booster. I did have to use the car to go pick up the new booster and it was NOT enjoyable in the least nor did it feel safe. I fail to see why anyone would want to intentionally experience this...
Last edited by mauzer76; 03-13-2012 at 02:24 AM. Reason: sarcasm