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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 16th, 02, 08:56 AM Thread Starter
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Can anyone tell me if 1967 Camaro 4 pot caliper pistons are the same as Corvette 4 pot pistons? I know the caliper castings are different. Failing that, can anybody recomend a source for brake pistons as mine have rotted away while the car was in storage (22 years!!) The "new" calipers I see in parts catalogues are always on back-order, unless someone can tell me a supplier with them in stock? Thanks.

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 16th, 02, 09:23 AM
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Ricks has parts for them or rebuilt stainless steel sleeved calipers. I just installed a set on my 68.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 16th, 02, 09:36 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks. I have ordered from Rick's in the past. My calipers appear to be sleeved, so I'll just order pistons and seal kits.

Any advice on getting the piston and seal started into the bore without "flipping" it? I don't really like using a little screwdriver to tuck it in. I did this on a pair of Corvette calipers last year and damaged one seal. Is there a safer method?
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 16th, 02, 06:33 PM
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I have an old EIS parts book that shows the Camaro and Vette caliper pistons are the same part number.

Check my web page for First Gen Camaro suspension info:
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 16th, 02, 11:41 PM
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Go to www.vettebrakes.com. They have the O-ring type pistons that are supposed to eliminate the problem of drawing air into the caliper that the stock seals have.
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