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Old 07-26-2009, 12:11 PM   #1
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I have a set of F body dual piston calipers and brackets, just need to get rotors and pads, any things I should get before I do the swap? I don't plan on doing this for awhile because I got my brakes done in the spring
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If you go to ZZP'* website they have a write up on the install of the conversion. I believe they have some parts listed in the write up that don't come with the kit. Hope it helps.

Go to ZZPerformance, then Products, then Brake/Suspension, then F-Body dual aluminum piston brake kit.

The writeup is towards the bottom of page
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my dad has a 2005 buick lesabre and he complains that he doesnt have enough breaking response, would these fit his car. also he has buick 15" rims would he have to upgrade to 16"rims for these to fit?
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I didn't get the kit, I just got F body calipers and brackets from a guy on ClubGP, but I will check the write up thanks
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I didn't know there are members on here there are also memebers of clubgp
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you need different banjo bolts, and you also will need to get a different bolt that holds the caliper on to the bracket
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it came with some bolts, i haven't had time to check it all out yet
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I believe there are two different kinds of calipers. One uses a 12mm bolt and one uses a 14mm bolt to hold the calipers on. If you have the 12mm bolts, you need a bushing in the caliper bolthole.
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i think there were some bushings, all the hardware was greasy and I haven't had time to look it over, thanks for the info
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