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Wilwood MC4 parking brake caliper

PostPost by: h20hamelan » Sun Dec 10, 2023 7:38 pm

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PostPost by: The Veg » Thu Dec 14, 2023 11:32 pm

Let us know how it turns out!
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PostPost by: Elanman99 » Fri Dec 15, 2023 2:22 pm

Where and how, on what car are you intending to use this caliper?

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PostPost by: h20hamelan » Fri Dec 15, 2023 3:50 pm

My cars have the original, so at this point I am not.
But i have been considering options. And its seems this could work.
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PostPost by: Elanman99 » Fri Dec 15, 2023 4:30 pm

Yes, certainly could be used as a parking brake but the Elan rear upright casting only has mounting lugs for one caliper so how would you mount it?

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PostPost by: JonB » Fri Dec 15, 2023 4:57 pm

He’d have to mount it to the existing calliper like the current setup… or have an additional bracket under the existing calliper bolts to mount the wilwood handbrake calliper in a similar position. Or…?
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