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Old 05-31-2010, 02:14 AM   #21
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You should replace the ace hardware bolts with good grade bolts (10.9)
OR just grind the stock bolts down to the right size.
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Never even thought of grinding down the stock one...I might actually look into ARP to see if the have some better bols, but honestly, the way the brackets are designed, the bolts really aren't carrying a whole lot of load so I'm not overly concerned.

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Old 11-08-2011, 08:05 PM   #22
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Thanks for all the great info and pics. Made my install way too easy. The website for LG Motorsports is still the same so I actually called in to verify what you had posted and just ordered over the phone. Got the rotors off ebay for about 100.00 and just went ahead and got stainless braided lines from an online company that sells the combo C5 front and Fbody rears as a set. Braking power is awesome now.

Again thanks for posting all the info.
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Sorry to revive an old thread, but perhaps it's better than starting a new thread on a similar topic!

I just recieved a pair of LG Motorsports F-Body to C5 Z06 brake conversion brackets. I tried to use these brake conversion brackets to install C5 Z06 brake calipers and rotors onto my f-body, but I am unable to get all four bolts to line up. The C5 Z06 caliper contacts the F-body knuckle before the bolts can line up.

Is there something that I'm doing wrong?

Thanks in advance for your help!
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It's only for base c5 conversion not ZO6..
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The C5Z06 and C5 calipers are exactly the same, except the Z06 calipers are powdercoated. The C6 had an update from PBR.
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Sorry to revive an old thread, but perhaps it's better than starting a new thread on a similar topic!

I just recieved a pair of LG Motorsports F-Body to C5 Z06 brake conversion brackets. I tried to use these brake conversion brackets to install C5 Z06 brake calipers and rotors onto my f-body, but I am unable to get all four bolts to line up. The C5 Z06 caliper contacts the F-body knuckle before the bolts can line up.

Is there something that I'm doing wrong?

Thanks in advance for your help!
I had those brackets, and I can tell you why you're having that issue: Those brackets are intended to be used with the stock F-Body calipers. You could probably trim the fins with a sanding drum on a dremel to get it to clear.
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I thought you could use the C5 caliper as well? But the idea was to use the F-Body caliper, C5 rotor, and C5 abutment or F-Body abutment brackets, right?
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I know this is old, but did you get the LG Motorsports brackets to work with your C5 Z06 calipers or not?
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Interesting read. I got the UMI C5 adapters about 8 years ago and all I had to do was cut off the caliper mounting ears from the spindles (1993) and on with the adapter brackets & C5 calipers & C5 rotors. No issues whatsoever and I aggressively track the car
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Interesting read. I got the UMI C5 adapters about 8 years ago and all I had to do was cut off the caliper mounting ears from the spindles (1993) and on with the adapter brackets & C5 calipers & C5 rotors. No issues whatsoever and I aggressively track the car
We have had great luck with those brackets, both the aluminum version we made and the steel version we now make. Glad they are working for you
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We have had great luck with those brackets, both the aluminum version we made and the steel version we now make. Glad they are working for you
is one better than the other? i assume you guys moved to the steel version as its probably cheaper and faster to make than the billet aluminum version. i have the aluminum ones and being that it is so thick compared to the steel version, the ball joint nut is hard to get to.
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is one better than the other? i assume you guys moved to the steel version as its probably cheaper and faster to make than the billet aluminum version. i have the aluminum ones and being that it is so thick compared to the steel version, the ball joint nut is hard to get to.
Correct, no differences other than cost. Just about 3 years ago we got a CNC laser at UMI and that opened up the ability to make them from steel and offer them a little less money. Aluminum was extremely expensive and time consuming.
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