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Is the Grand AM brake upgrade worth it? by Threedog
Started on: 09-14-2015 07:14 PM
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Last post by: olejoedad on 10-15-2015 10:21 AM
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I have the Grand Am brakes on just the rear (Haven't got to the front yet) and it helped some. Replaced the booster with a S-10 and it really helped. next is the Grand-Am up front. Just waiting for the front pads to give out.
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I have the Grand Am brakes on just the rear (Haven't got to the front yet) and it helped some. Replaced the booster with a S-10 and it really helped. next is the Grand-Am up front. Just waiting for the front pads to give out.


My question to you is, have you changed the master cylinder?
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Report this Post10-15-2015 08:31 AM Click Here to See the Profile for spiritClick Here to Email spiritSend a Private Message to spiritEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
No I haven't changed the M/C. Would it help? and what would I change it to?
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Steve, the G/A calipers are from the late 80's.

Since you have an 87 Fiero, use 87 G/A calipers so that you can remember what year....
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Originally posted by olejoedad:

Steve, the G/A calipers are from the late 80's.

Since you have an 87 Fiero, use 87 G/A calipers so that you can remember what year....


Ok for the front . Car has 88 cradle.
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Well, yeah, duh!

If you ever go to larger diameter rotors, use 88 calipers all around, as they would require adapter brackets anyway.

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