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Now that the son's Chevelle is "done" I need to concentrate on the 67 Camaro. I want to upgrade the current manual drums to power disc. I have accumulated some things and wonder what would be the best to use. I've read through some posts and garnered some info but was wondering if someone more knowledgable than myself would be willing to help me match components with what I've already got.

I have the original 67 Camaro drum spindles, a set of 69 Camaro drum spindles and a set of 70 Chevelle drum spindles. I've read if I use the 67 spindles the hose may rub/hit. I've also got disc brake caliper brackets that work with 68-72 Chevelles as well as backing plates. So I would assume(maybe not good to do) the 70 Chevelle drum spindle would be best to use. I understand I would need to cut the boss down .610. Is it also correct that I need to switch out steering arms from the 67 or 69 drum spindles onto the 70 Chevelle drum spindles if those are the ones of choice to use?

What disc brake caliper(single piston?) and pads should I get? What size/thread bolt would I need to secure the bracket? Where would I get this bolt? Also what banjo bolt do I need to get? What rotor and bearings? I have a set of bearings for the Chevelle drum spindle. Are the disc brake and drum bearings the same? What flexible hoses should I use as well as proportioning valve? I have both the frame proportioning valve and the one(round one) that mounts by the master cylinder. I have an 11" booster from a 70 Chevelle power drum setup, would that work? What master cylinder would work best? Would a smaller booster be "better" and if so which one and what master should be used with it?

I know I've asked a lot of questions, I've tried to review the infromation but am lost in how to proceed with what I've already got. Any and all help would be appreciated. TIA Pete
 

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I think your best bet is to go to a 69 Camaro set-up. You can get calipers(single piston), rotors, bearings, hoses, boosrter, MC at virtually any auto parts store. The parts you'd have to search a bit more for would be the caliper brackets and backing plates, but they're out there. I'm relatively sure the caliper brackets you have would work. Not sure on your backing plates.

The easiest way to do this would be to buy a complete kit. Try Matts Classic Bowties, Rick's First Gen, or Ebay, just to name a few. Kits are everywhere.

I think BlackZ who posts here is getting ready to sell his set-up, you might PM him. (I have a complete set-up, but it's already promised to a friend)
 

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Thanks for the reply. Pete
 
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