Brembo swap

Suspension, brake, and hydraulic/electric steering discussion.
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Black6
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Brembo swap

Post by Black6 » Sat Nov 10, 2018 3:03 am

So I did a brembo swap.

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ZL1 calipers. 2 piece rotors. Navy Lifers braided stainless lines.

Straight bolt on. Easy. Kept stock dust shields and all. (Bought ZL1 dust shields, but they did not work)

Rears were more challenging. Attempted to use camaro rotors. Didn’t work. Bought new SS rear rotors. Direct bolt on, but the dust shields hit.

Caprice rear dust shield

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SS rear dust shield

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Trimming in progress.

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ZL1 rear calipers. 2015+ SS rotors. With navy lifer rear brake lines.
Black 2014 V8

Be jealous of my factory carpet.

leadfoot
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Re: Brembo swap

Post by leadfoot » Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:23 am

Did you happen to know the thread size to the brake lines?? and banjo ID

and the part numbers for the swap? -rotors calipers etc

Navy Lifer
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Re: Brembo swap

Post by Navy Lifer » Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:38 am

hoses are M10x1.0--both the flare fitting to hard line (pressure joint) end, and banjo bolt size.

Inverted flare fitting configuration at the pressure joint

Silversled
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Re: Brembo swap

Post by Silversled » Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:04 am

Did mine a little while ago with CTS-V calipers and two piece front rotors. Rear rotors are also CTS-V with the cross tubes and bleed nipples swapped. Having had the CTS-V and ATS-V, I love the Brembo 6 piston feel.

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2014 Chevrolet Caprice PPV
2014 Chevrolet Stingray Z51
2016 AMG C63
2015 BMW X5 iDrive 50i

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