BADASS of New England

An automobile club for the enthusiast who enjoys the last of the big GM cars. The rear wheel drive B and D bodys. Chevrolet Impala SS, Caprice, 9C1, Buick Roadmaster, Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser, Cadillac Fleetwood
 
HomeHome  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
Who is online?
In total there are 2 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 2 Guests :: 1 Bot

None

Most users ever online was 105 on Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:02 am
Latest topics
» '95 DCM RMW
Yesterday at 9:59 am by Redbeard

» 2017 Kancamagus Ride
Tue May 23, 2017 11:13 am by silverfox103

» Buick rear seat wanted (again)
Mon May 15, 2017 10:39 pm by MASShole9C1

» Midnight tour of the Allagash Ice Caves July 3rd!
Sun May 14, 2017 2:01 pm by booth9C1SS

» Dust off / hang out / mod day at my house May 20th
Sun May 14, 2017 11:10 am by toomanytoyz

» Spindles
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:41 pm by MalibuSSwagon

» New Ride, New Forum!
Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:08 am by boojum

» Is it just me or does impalassforum suck?
Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:48 am by toomanytoyz

» 94 RMS 60k miles and 94 FWB with 76k for sale
Fri Mar 31, 2017 4:41 pm by CrashMaster

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
May 2017
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
CalendarCalendar

Share | 
 

 front brakes

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
bfurches



Posts : 1061
Join date : 2010-04-20
Age : 29
Location : Springfield, MA

PostSubject: front brakes   Thu Aug 19, 2010 6:34 pm

I just picked up a set of centerline wheels for my car that are 15x8....but they are also the larger 5x5 bolt patern.

I have 5x5 axles in the rear because I have a late model rear end, but i am still 5x4.75 up front.

I was going to change the spindles up front to the big boy 5x5's....but I was curious what there are for factory brake upgrades in the front. Did any of these cars come with better front brakes then others that I should look for? Any have aluminum calipers or something fancy?

Thanks!
Back to top Go down
mean ss

avatar

Posts : 648
Join date : 2009-02-25
Age : 59
Location : Nashua NH.

PostSubject: Re: front brakes   Thu Aug 19, 2010 6:41 pm

stock B-body has a 12" rotor


Last edited by mean ss on Thu Aug 19, 2010 6:46 pm; edited 1 time in total
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



PostSubject: Re: front brakes   Thu Aug 19, 2010 6:44 pm

I am almost 100% sure that a set of 91-96 caprice or 1500 truck 12" rotors. The calipers should be the same.
Back to top Go down
bammax

avatar

Posts : 2301
Join date : 2009-02-22
Age : 35
Location : Mansfield, Ma

PostSubject: Re: front brakes   Thu Aug 19, 2010 10:13 pm

Boxies run 11" rotors.
1le rotors are 11.86" with boxy bolt pattern.
91+ b-bodies run 12" rotors with 5x5 pattern.
Next step up is the sealed hub with vette brakes which are something like 13" rotors but require a slightly clearanced caliper and SS wheels as a minimum. These come in 5x5 if you get them from kore
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: front brakes   

Back to top Go down
 
front brakes
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Front and Rear wheels..
» Front Tyres the easy way
» looking for what others payed for Labor on Front end parts install...?
» FOR SALE: 1994-1999 black Cadillac deville front seats MINT
» Adding rear bar (and bigger front bar) to an FE1 car

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
BADASS of New England :: 91-96 B & D-body tech :: Modifications / Performance-
Jump to: