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Can you put a disk brake assembly on a rim that has a drum assembly?

Hello Leo,

That's very complicated question to answer...
There are many factors that have to do with "yes" or "no".

What bike?, what rim, swing arm, brake pedal position/layout, room for extra parts etc.

Generally, unless there is a ready kit in the market for the bike in question, it doesn't worth the money or the effort.

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Lazaros Ampatzidis


I can help you on EVERY issue involving POST-1980 Japanese Motorcycles plus KTM and Husaberg. My field of expertise includes Engine, Transmission, Fuel system (carburation & EFI),Electrics and Electronics. Maintenance, repair and tuning. Road and off-road suspension tuning. Please don't ask me about non-Japanese Motorcycle, especially American built on which I have low to zero experience.


I'm a rider and hobbyist since childhood. 25 years motorcycle workshop mechanic.15 years motorcycle racing mechanic. In order of experience high to low:Kawasaki,Suzuki,Honda,Yamaha,KTM,Husaberg.

Hellenic (Greek) Technical School.Internal Combustion Engines Engineer. Automotive Electronics.

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