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ICUBYE

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I have been told that some V8 VS commodores came with twin piston calipers, is this correct???

If so what models came with them, and are the brake rotors the same size or different?

I have just installed DBA slotteds and bendix advance pads, so im hoping if they do exist that i wont need to change anythinf else.

ANy info will be great...

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VT twin piston calipers bolt on VS easily.
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VT Twin pistons calipers bolt on without any dramas , as Deicide mentioned , you will however need to get either spacers for the front disc's as the vt hub is about 2 mm bigger or grab a set of VT disc's with VS center hub from DBA can't remember the part no but if you ring them and ask for them they will tell you the part no , ( i think it's 040B-X ) X = being x-drilled and slotted rotor , and you wont have to run a 1" master cylinder as i wa runing this set up on my previous VS V6 and work perfect , heaps better than std... :)
 

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well as i already have 1 month old DBA rotors for the stock calipers that came with my car i dont wanna upgrade them.

So all i need to do is go out and get some VT twin piston calipers and get the spacers and im done??? the disc in the same size?????
 

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will the VT hub bolt onto the VS strut tower?

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Will the VS Brake Pads fit the VT twin piston caliper???

or will i need new pads????

and is this correct, if i pic up a set of twin piston calipers i only need a 2mm shim to fit the vs hub?

Also where would i get these shims from?
 

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ICUBYE said:
Will the VS Brake Pads fit the VT twin piston caliper???

or will i need new pads????
youll need new pads, the VT pads are bigger than the VS ones because they are twin piston
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