Author Topic: Wilwood D52 calipers for a 1985 c10  (Read 1201 times)

Offline Danzilla72

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Wilwood D52 calipers for a 1985 c10
« on: November 01, 2019, 12:12:26 AM »
I am currently working on my 1985 Chevy lwb truck and Im fixing to start the front end rebuild with a rear disk brake conversion that I got from Wilwood. When I started buying everything to complete this endeavor I was under the impression that I could get the matching brake calipers for the front in Wilwood D52 duel piston models; however, I keep coming up with conflicting information on the subject. Most of the major retailers show that they make the calipers for a 1985 besides SummitRacing. I contacted Wilwood about it and they said they do not fit a 1985 c10 that it stops at 1978. I also contacted cpp about a set they had for sale on eBay that were the right size for the powerstop rotors I got (1.28 width) and their response was they would fit that rotor but didnt say they would fit my year. Anyone using Wilwood D52 on a truck later than 1978 and if so any issues.
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Re: Wilwood D52 calipers for a 1985 c10
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2019, 07:47:24 AM »
There are minor changes, banjo bolt sizes and hoses but they should fit.
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Re: Wilwood D52 calipers for a 1985 c10
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2019, 12:12:44 AM »
Thank you for your response.

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Re: Wilwood D52 calipers for a 1985 c10
« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2019, 12:02:09 PM »
like vile said, in 1978 They switched from a 7/16" banjo fitting to a 10mm banjo fitting on the caliper. you can drill out the 10mm brake hose for the 7/16s hose but being a brake hose im not going to say to do it as if you screw it up it will be a major safety issue
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