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vette disk brake conversion


dumb question, does anyone have pics of how they routed the brake lines when doing this conversion, the rubber vette lines are a few inches too short



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I used the longer braided lines that came with the Wilwood C3 calipers. They worked fine with the inlet on the side of the caliper. Just needed a 90 degree fitting.

I think you might have to look into using 1970 Impala lines with the stock C3 calipers. The Impala line mount is further back than Corvette. Impala is approx 16 3/4" vs 14 1/4 for the stock C3 lines. I believe the caliper thread (7/16-20) is the same size. They should give you the reach you need.

 



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cdnpont wrote:

I used the longer braided lines that came with the Wilwood C3 calipers. They worked fine with the inlet on the side of the caliper. Just needed a 90 degree fitting.

I think you might have to look into using 1970 Impala lines with the stock C3 calipers. The Impala line mount is further back than Corvette. Impala is approx 16 3/4" vs 14 1/4 for the stock C3 lines. I believe the caliper thread (7/16-20) is the same size. They should give you the reach you need.


 This is good info because I have a pair of Wildwood C3 calipers ready to go on the Grande shortly. Now at least I know I will be needing another braided set for install.



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I ordered 70 impala lines when I put my brake conversion, rock auto sells them dirt cheap and they came reasonable quick

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good to know, I just going to flair up a longer steel line and move the mounts.



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Did same conversion on a 70. I used same year impala lines and they fit perfect.





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