Buying drum to disc brake conversions for classic GM A, F, and X-bodies can be expensive, not to mention hard to find. Broadening the field a little bit is a new Classic Series front brake kit by Wilwood. The upgrade kit is made specifically for early models like the Camaro, Chevelle, Nova, etc. It is made to clear most GM 14” to 15” wheel backspacing.
The new Classic Series front brake kit is an affordable, easy-to-install alternative that brings more options to classic GM owners. It includes everything to convert from drum to disc brakes, and mounts to the original spindles. Included are forged Dynalite 4-piston calipers and 11” vented rotors. The kit is completed by the BP-10 SmartPads, needed hardware, mounting brackets, and stainless braided brake lines.
This lower cost solution provides exquisite stopping power without modification to connecting braking components.
Wilwood Engineering’s New GM AFX Body Front Brake Kits
Camarillo, CA • February, 2016 – Wilwood’s Classic Series front brake kits for General Motors 1964-72 A-Body, 1967-69 F-Body and 1964-74 X-Body provide an affordable and easy-to-install solution for either converting from drum brakes or upgrading from factory disc brakes. All kits feature forged Dynalite four piston calipers combined with 11.00” diameter one-piece vented rotors paired with BP-10 compound metallic composite SmartPads.
Also included are mounting brackets, stainless steel braided DOT approved flexlines and all necessary hardware. Kits mount to the original equipment spindles while clearing most 14” and 15” disc brake back spacing wheels. MSRP starts at $643.99.
- Easy to install
- Forged Dynalite four piston calipers
- Mounting brackets, stainless steel braided DOT approved flexlines and all necessary hardware are included
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