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Re: [Fot] Front Caliper question

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Subject: Re: [Fot] Front Caliper question
From: "Joe Curry" <>
Date: Sat, 6 Dec 2014 15:06:34 -0700
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If you use early Spitfire vertical links with the separate caliper mount,
the GT6 caliper brackets will bolt right on.  I learned this when Joe Siam
needed some early Spit caliper brackets and I gave him a pair off my car
once I discovered I could use the GT6 brackets.  The only thing I had to do
was shave a little metal off the back of the hubs and shim the GT6 calipers
to fit properly without any interference.

Joe C.

-----Original Message-----
From: Fot [] On Behalf Of Diesel
Performance Parts - Info
Sent: Saturday, December 06, 2014 2:03 PM
To: 'Tony Drews'
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Subject: Re: [Fot] Front Caliper question

The GT6 caliper mount will not fit a Spitfire vertical link if my memory
serves me correctly anyway. When you change from Spit brakes to GT6 brakes
have to have the whole wheel end to do it. Caliper, rotor, and stub axle and
vertical link etc. I don't know what the bolt spacing is though.

Mark Craig
Diesel Performance Parts, INC.
411 Allied Drive
Nashville, TN 37211
866-455-7788 Phone
615-834-9923 Fax
-----Original Message-----
From: Fot [] On Behalf Of Tony Drews
Sent: Saturday, December 06, 2014 2:25 PM
Subject: Re: [Fot] Front Caliper question

Arrgh.  Copy / pasted through notepad this time.

I received this question and have no clue what the answer is (and of course
don't have any GT6 front caliper mounts).  Anyone on this list know the
answer?  See below.

Thanks, Tony Drews

Dear Sir,

I have a Lotus Europa that I race in Vintage and am upgrading the front

A fellow competitor has an Europa with Wilwood calipers and GT6 discs. The
Wilwood caliper has a 3'5" spacing between the mounting holes. These
fit directly onto the competitors caliper mount. He believes that his
mounts are from a GT6 with a 3'5"
spacing between the bolts.

My car has Spitfire caliper mounts with a 3.25" spacing between the bolts.

Do you know if the GT6 caliper mounts have the 3.5" spacing and will they
onto the Spitfire vertical link.

If the GT6 mounts will work, do you have a pair available.

Please forward price and availability.

Thanks for your help

Peter Taft

At 01:12 PM 12/6/2014, Tony Drews wrote:





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