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FIREBIRDTONY 04-05-2008 12:27 AM

c5 corvette vs. ls1 rear brake calipers
 
are the rear calipers on the c5 and ls1 interchangeable? will i need the ls1 abutments in order to mount the c5 calipers on my camaro?


this is my delima.. i am puting disc brakes on my 68 bird. i have c5 corvette discs up front and want discs on the rear also.

i coped a great pair of rear c5 calipers for under 80 bucks complete. i can get a pair of rear brakets to mount my c5 on the 10 bolt rear end, but they dont allow for the parking brakes.

after i bought them i found out that 95 ls1 model rear brakes was a direct bolt on with the parking brakes.

after some research i found out that the c5 calipers were an upgrade swap on the ls1 but i dont know if you use the ls1 abutments or the c5 abutments in order for the swap to work.

any help would be great....

Triaged 04-06-2008 03:22 PM

My guess would be that you would need the C5 abutments with the C5 calipers.


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