did 1959 volkswagon beetle come with front disc brakes

Asked by Oct 31, 2008 at 04:57 PM about the 1959 Volkswagen Beetle

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None of the early VW models with wide 5-stud wheels were available with disc brakes from the factory. Later models with 4-stud wheels did come with both discs and drums. If you want to put disc brakes on the front of a 1959 beetle you can either swap to the later model 4-stud discs or buy an after-market disc brake kit for the wide 5-stud wheels.

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the bug didnt have disc up front in the 4 bolt models

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