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Old 09-28-2005, 11:52 PM
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Corvette caliper installation on pickup truck

I was wondering if it would be worth putting the the 4 piston calipers off of a mid 70's vette on an early 80's chevy pickup. Is there any braking power to be gained by this conversion and, if so, are there any kits or at least fabrication instructions out there for mounting and plumbing these calipers? I work at an auto parts store so the parts are readily available, just wondering if the hassle would be worth it in the end. Thanks.

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Old 09-29-2005, 04:52 AM
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The plumbing wouldn't be a problem, the brackets would be. In my mind, it wouldn't be worth it..........It's a truck, it will never handle like a Vette.
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Well, what I'm really looking for is better braking power, and what I was wondering is if this conversion would give me that. I know that if you make a vehicle quicker and faster, you want to have a braking system that is just that much better. Now a vette this truck will never be, and will probably never beat, but just for sake of arguement, are there parts readily available for the swap, or am I fabricating my own?
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