Brembo brake setup

Discussion in 'Suspension, Steering, Brake & Wheel Topics' started by Seventy1ProTour, Jan 11, 2018.

  1. Seventy1ProTour

    Seventy1ProTour Member

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    The 5th gen uses drum style shoes in the hub of the rotor for rear park brake. BBU.com also had this conversion piece and it can be added later down the road if you don't absolutely have to have it.
     
  2. Zulu28

    Zulu28 Veteran Member

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    Great info, I have a line on 2016 SS calipers and rotors.
     
  3. Seventy1ProTour

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    I'm having a hard time understanding what I need to get in order to transition the hardlines on the axle tubes into softlines for the caliper.

    Any idea what specific brake line mount(weld on or hose clamp) and any thing to keep in mind?
     
  4. AlbertaZ28

    AlbertaZ28 Veteran Member

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    Zulu28. I just picked up a set of 2016 callipers and rotors. Hopefully I can let you know what will work soon. So i have both 5th and 6th Gen brake systems to try to mount up. I am thinking I will end up with the 6th gen rotors and the 5th gen calipers. The 6th gen rotors are moved inboard 12mm compared to the 5th gen rotors. This will help with wheel clearance, and I am hoping I won't need spacers to clear the caliper. I would like to use the 6th gen caliper as well but they are bigger than the 5th gen and I am thinking they won't fit in my rims, 18" BOSS 338's.
     

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  5. SS Performance

    SS Performance Veteran Member

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  6. roadrace2

    roadrace2 Veteran Member

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    Earth......?
    TRUTH BE TOLD.
    I had a 1" bore master cylinder with my manual set up......THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED. People, please read this.
     
  7. Seventy1ProTour

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    Update.

    Didn't need proportioning valve, the disc disc valve was good to go. Kept 1.25" bore master on manual setup, brakes good.. feels normal honestly.
     
  8. Rayden2009

    Rayden2009 Member Gold Member

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    I have a 1 1/8” Wilwood master cylander also. I notice the breaking force was noticiby less then the leaking stock mc it replaced. Im not a fan of the brake feel at all. I have stock brakes now. I hope I selected correctly for future big brakes all around and a hydroboost system. Time will tell.
     
  9. AlbertaZ28

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    Heres my update. I ended up using the 2016 callipers and rotors which worked perfect with a 3rd Gen 1LE hub. I did not need any wheel spacers to clear my rims due to the extra offset of the 6th Gen rotor. And although the 6th Gen caliper looks bigger than the 5th Gen, they have pretty much the same clearance with my rims.
     
  10. camaro71/holland

    camaro71/holland Veteran Member

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    Would 3rd gen 1LE hubs fit on B body spindles which normally allow you to do the 1LE brake swap?
     

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