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Old 10-20-2012, 06:46 PM   #1
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is the rear calipers of the SVT focus that are hard to find

I am at work, and I have a question. I have a short time between my calls, but it is the rear calipers of the SVT focus that are hard to find, right?


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The caliper brackets actually
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The caliper brackets actually
Thank you. I was looking around Amazon a bit ago when we got a call surge, so I wasn't able to search without being interupted. But I found some remanufactured calipers for 61 bucks.
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Cool, yeah you can still get the calipers though I doubt you'll find very many "brand new" ones. Most if not all will be remanufactured which isn't really a bad thing with calipers since they are made to be rebuilt. You could even do it your self but with them being so cheap now a days it's faster and cheaper to just replace than rebuild.
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Old 10-21-2012, 12:47 AM   #5
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Gotcha. Can Steve from Tousley still provide them?
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you can buy them from an auto parts store like a bumper to bumper store that sells centric parts. order 2 rebuilt rear calipers, i did for my SVT, basically brand new. i doubt you'll get brand brand new. only rebuilt stuff
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Someone should bank in on machining those damn brackets.
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Someone should bank in on machining those damn brackets.
It really wouldn't be that hard. To make it easier one bracket fits either side too. After looking for thou's brackets or the whole rbk, I ended up w/ TCE's 11.75'' Wilwood kit.
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It really wouldn't be that hard. To make it easier one bracket fits either side too. After looking for thou's brackets or the whole rbk, I ended up w/ TCE's 11.75'' Wilwood kit.
Oh, that makes it even easier. And to make it better, you could sell it through Amazon! ;) Lol. But yeah. If someone started making those, I would buy them so quick. Or even just the spindle for a disc break upgrade on the 2nd gens and 1st gens. Why hasn't anyone taken that opportunity???
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i recently put together a build sheet for a complete SVT brake conversion front and rear on a zx3 using drilled and slotted rotors and hawk pads, SS lines and all new/reman components for around $750 i think. i just bought some rear SVT caliper brackets off ebay for $15 lol. my search-fu is garbage and i did that one evening, sleep deprived and half drunk after a wine and dine and more wine dinner. where have yall been looking?

edit: i was going to copy and paste all the links for my build sheet and all the ebay links are dead. i can still post links for spindles, hubs, and calipers tho. if you want
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