Any large brake kits still available?

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Any large brake kits still available?

Postby DanteGTZ » Sun Feb 08, 2015 2:30 pm

Just out of curious, are any of the major mfgrs still making kits for our cars? Did a quick search and didn't see anything from Wilwood, Baer, SSBC or anyone else. Looking to go big on the GTZ.


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Re: Any large brake kits still available?

Postby Asylum » Sun Feb 08, 2015 2:54 pm

Not without a major Group Buy. (Hint, Hint, Nudge, Nudge, Wink, Wink!!) :P :Bravo:

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Re: Any large brake kits still available?

Postby 1988GTU » Sun Feb 08, 2015 4:45 pm

With slight mods, you could go the ole Neon path. Then you are somewhat open to their aftermarket sources.


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Re: Any large brake kits still available?

Postby 3X00-Modified » Sun Feb 08, 2015 4:56 pm

Willwood still sells there kit for the cavalier... Which fits our cars. And so does Baer...

The issue is the size of the kit and it fitting behind our wheels...Maybe the smaller Baer kit would but I know the willwood will not fit.



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Re: Any large brake kits still available?

Postby Asylum » Sun Feb 08, 2015 5:35 pm

Willwood actually says it's kit 140-8423-DR will fit 15" wheels.

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Re: Any large brake kits still available?

Postby DanteGTZ » Sun Feb 08, 2015 7:34 pm

Is the 95+ Cavalier/Sunfire kit a bolt on kit for our cars? I can't seem to find anything for the Beretta or the 94- Cavalier from Wilwood... I have some 17" wheels so that won't be a problem.


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Re: Any large brake kits still available?

Postby woody90gtz » Sun Feb 08, 2015 8:00 pm

I would bet you probably have to chop the stock caliper ears off like you do with their Camaro kits, but the Wilwood kit is designed for our stock brake setup. I didn't know Baer made a kit.


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Re: Any large brake kits still available?

Postby 3X00-Modified » Sun Feb 08, 2015 8:15 pm

Baer kits require sending in the knuckle to be modded or they just send you jbody knuckles modded already and you have to cut off the tierod end. And yes willwood just requires the knuckle ear to be cut off.

Nothing was ever listed for a beretta that's why you can't find those listings. 95+ Cavy is what fits our setups/bearing and caliper design.



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Re: Any large brake kits still available?

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Re: Any large brake kits still available?

Postby MY91GT(Z) » Wed Feb 11, 2015 8:17 am

Slinky has the wilwood kit on his car just have to cut the ear off n its a direct bolt on


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Re: Any large brake kits still available?

Postby 88_GTU » Sat Feb 14, 2015 5:21 pm

Wilwood fit's some 15's but the offset is the issue. Will not fit our stock 16s either. Very nice kit tho and worth every penny I spent on it.
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Re: Any large brake kits still available?

Postby Asylum » Sat Feb 14, 2015 6:37 pm

How wide a spacer would you require to fit a GTZ or GTU wheel on?

Or is it even possible/safe to do so?


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Re: Any large brake kits still available?

Postby 88_GTU » Sun Feb 15, 2015 4:50 am

I know for my GTU wheels it would've required too large a spacer to be safe but that was due to the wheels design. Can't really speak to the GTZ wheel.


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