Oldsmobile/Buick Repair/brake porpotion

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Question
I have a 1999 Oldsmobile cutlass gls with rear drum brake and i would like to convert it to  rear disc brake, i am going to swap it from a 2000 Oldsmobile Alero gls, do i have to change the brake proportion valve or can i use the one that's already install in 1999 Oldsmobile cutlass?

Answer
HI FERNAN,,THIS IS A QUESTION FOR GENERAL MOTORS..I WOULD CALL A DEALER IN YOUR AREA AND JUST ASK THEM IF THE PART # FOR THE YEARS YOUR ARE CONCERNED ABOUT ARE THE SAME..THERE IS NO WAY I COULD KNOW THIS BECAUSE OF THE PRESSURE INSIDE THE VALVES. I COULD GUESS AND SAY I THINK THEY ARE DIFFERENT..BUT YOR DEALER WILL KNOW THIS REAL FAST..GOOD LUCK TO YOU,,,TOM.

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TOM SHEETS

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Can answer all questions pertaining to mechanics of GM cars from 1965 to present. I will answer questions from 6:00 am to 10 pm est.. I will not take diesel or paint questions. If this olds and buick section is maxed out you can get to me in the chevrolet section...

Experience

I have 30 plus years experience in servicing these cars. I can answer questions on carburetor, fuel injection,ignition systems, suspension, brakes and abs, cooling systems,a/c and heater,manual transmissions, rear differential and electrical system,charing system and battery. I am a Master ASE certified mechanic in all 8 categories: - Brakes - Heating and Air Conditioning - Automatic transmission - Clutches and Transaxle - Engine performance - Engine repair - Electrical - Steering and suspension I am certified for NYS inspection and clean air insp.

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I am a Master ASE certified mechanic in all 8 categories (see above) I am an Air Conditioning/Freon recycling specialist with ASE. I have at least 4 years of technical training and many hours of continuing education.

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many customers in our busy shop for the past 30 plus years

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