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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-10-2016, 04:07 PM Thread Starter
 
 
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67 Impala caliper rebuild kit

I am in the process of rebuilding stock calipers for my 67 Impala. Is any one aware of were I can locate a rebuilding kit that includes all of seals needed?
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-10-2016, 08:04 PM
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Did you check rockauto? If not, try the Vette places, believe they used the same caliper.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-11-2016, 03:04 PM
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You would be ahead of the game if you purchased stainless steel sleeved calipers from SSBC (Stainless Steel Brake Company). The factory cast iron and aluminum pistons are match made in Hell. One drop of water past the seal and they start to seize up. Speaking of water the seals do ingest water if you drive through a flooded street as occurs daily in Tampa, Florida during the summer, as I had the same calipers on the front of one of my Camaro's.


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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-11-2016, 08:25 PM Thread Starter
 
 
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Big Dave, the calipers that I have already have been sleeved. I have been trying to find a kit that also includes the small o ring seals that go between the two halves of the caliper.
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1965-'82 Corvette Disc Brake Caliper Seal Repair Kit sold by Eckler's Corvette Restoration parts $16.95 each.


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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-08-2016, 04:45 PM Thread Starter
 
 
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Dave, the Pistons on the full size Impala are 2 1/16". I understand the Corvettes were smaller in diameter. I ended up getting the seals from NAPA but they were $51 per caliper. Springs were $15 per side from Harmons Brakes.
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-08-2016, 05:17 PM
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Correct forest6. Done this a few years back.
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