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Old 04-14-2010, 11:08 PM   #1
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I've had F-body calipers, brackets, and rotors since last fall. Well last week I finally got the pads and put it all together today

new rotor on the left, Powerstop Slotted 12"


new pad on the bottom, Hawk Performance Ceramic


new bracket on top, from a 98 Camaro or Friebird


don't have pics comparing the calipers but trust me they are massive dual piston ones from a Camaro or Firebird

new setup bolted down


old...


vs. new

that pretty much speaks for itself


I like the beefier look since it just clears the rim, the paint job is nice to IMO

the stopping power is nice but with stock brake lines the pedal isn't much firmer, I will be doing braided lines during the summer when I feel like bleeding the whole system through
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are those the same as the GXP brakes? looks really good by the way!!
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that on your bonneville
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I'm not sure, a lot of guys put them on GPs but I have never heard of people putting them on a Bonne

I know the pads only fit a Camaro or Firebird bracket so at least the bracket is different from the GXP
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Yep, I need to get my buddy that has a Bonne to sack up and mod
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Jealous. That doesn't fit on my 97 knuckle
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Looks sweet. I love how it fills out the inside of the wheel. Good job.
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Looks great. I want to do something with my brakes, but it don't look like I have much in options.
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Thanks guys,

The holes for the bracket are different on the pre-2000?
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To put the F bodies on W body, the bracket holes are drilled and tapped from M12 x 1.50 to M14 by 1.50.

The 92-99 Bonneville knuckles don't measure the same as the 00+ Bonneville, but to my knowledge no one has recently done a JY test and fit to see if any other calipers fit.
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