Ford 9 in. Passenger Car Standard Shock Configuration





Ford 9 in. Passenger Car Staggered Shock Configuration





Ford 9 in Truck Rear Axle Disc Brake Conversion





Rear Brake Hardware Kits





What Are The Top JEGS Ford 9 in. Rear Disc Brake Conversion Kits?

The top JEGS brand Ford 9 inch disc brake conversion kit is the "standard" kit without parking brake for non-staggered shock applications. In second place, the "premium" kit without parking brake for non-staggered shock applications provides cross-drilled and slotted rotors as well as stainless steel brake lines. Rounding out the top three JEGS brand kits is the "standard" Ford 9 inch disc brake conversion with parking brake.

How Much Do JEGS Ford 9 in. Rear Disc Brake Conversion Kits Cost?

JEGS Ford nine inch rear disc brake conversion kits start at around $380 and end just under $800, depending on the included parts and configuration.

What Are The Main Benefits of JEGS Ford 9 in. Rear Disc Brake Conversion Kits?

The main advantage that disc brake kits have over factory drum brakes is the improved braking performance they provide. Disc brake systems in general have proven-performance in stopping vehicles quicker and experiencing less fade in comparison to drum brake setups. In addition, they look great behind custom wheels, where the brakes can be seen.

How To Install JEGS Ford 9 in. Rear Disc Brake Conversion Kits

Due to the different brake, steering, and suspension systems that different year, make, and model vehicles use, the steps to install a rear conversion kit will vary. It is important to follow the included instructions for proper assembly and operation of the brakes. However, general steps for a Ford 9-inch rear disc brake conversion include the following:

  • Safely raise and secure the vehicle to allow access to the brakes.
  • Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove the brake drum, shoes, hardware, wheel cylinder, and backing plate, requiring the removal of the axles.
  • With all drum brake components removed, clean, inspect, and prepare the Ford 9 inch housing for disc brake assembly.
  • Install the brake caliper support bracket(s) to the axle housing.
  • Install the brake rotor.
  • Install the brake caliper with bleeder screw facing up to the mounting bracket(s).
  • Install the brake booster (if applicable) and master cylinder as well as the proportioning valve that match your front and rear brake system.
  • Top of the brake fluid and bleed the brakes.
  • Lower the vehicle back to the ground and test brake operation.