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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Feb 12th, 06, 12:38 PM Thread Starter
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Lightbulb Disc Brake install - Help !!!!!!!

I bought a disc brake set up from another member (off of a '69 with single pistons) and am attempting to install it on my 68. I can't find any good pictures to see what I am doing wrong. everything seems to fit fine until I try to put on the calipers. The steering arm knuckle is in the way of me installing the retaining bolt. I cant find any info to see if I have wrong parts or what.
Does anyone have a good picture so i can scope it out?
I am feeling really stupid about now so guys- throw me a lifeline please!!!!

Thanks guys! got it fixed with your help!

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Re: Disc Brake install - Help !!!!!!!

Dont know if you can see much here but...





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Re: Disc Brake install - Help !!!!!!!

There's 3 small pic's here https://www.camaros.net/techref/articles/brakes2.htm I have larger versions if you think any of them would help...

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Re: Disc Brake install - Help !!!!!!!

Whoa dude! that is beautiful! What I need to see is the steering knuckle and the bottom bolt,. that is where the clearance problem is. When you converted did you use the same knucle?
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Re: Disc Brake install - Help !!!!!!!

Thanks, That did it. Your article confirmed my suspicion. You have to use the original steering knuckles due to geometry. Camaro knuckles hang lower than the other cars do.
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