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Nicetie

Regional Rep

Sat 02 Dec 17 17:14

Caliper rebuild kits


Afternoon all,
Any recommendations for the best O ring front caliper rebuild kit?
Getting my calipers back from paint next week so getting ready to start putting back together!
Cheers
Ian


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Ian
'73 C3 454 Convertible in Black

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L88

Club Member

Sat 02 Dec 17 17:52

Re: Caliper rebuild kits


https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/chevrolet,1967,corvette,...

Or cssb in Florida who also sell on eBay.com with the global shipping program.

Rock auto are proving ridiculously cheap with vat paid at purchase.

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Grahamred70

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Mon 08 Jan 18 22:45


Hi Ian,
Are your calipers stainless steel lined? mine were and after speaking to Scott at Corvette Kingdom I stayed with the original lip seal type and have had no issues whatsoever, no more leaks and brakes work fine, discs must run as close to true as possible, this is essential whichever type of seals you decide to go for.
Graham


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sublimemike

Club Member

Tue 09 Jan 18 22:33

Re: Caliper rebuild kits


The important thing with the Lip seal type is, if the car isn't used for a period of time you need to just press the brake pedal a couple of times a month to make sure the seals don't "sag" then start leaking.

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eurovettes

CCCUK Supporting Vendor

Wed 10 Jan 18 00:56


get in touch please- I am in California now and back jan 23rd or shipping large stuff to uk for end jan/early feb - I could bring back what you need - email me on keef @ eurovettes.com
cheers
keith

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