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Old 10-26-2010, 07:28 PM   #15
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Whuuuaaa...? This is news to me!
At least according to the body in white parts catalog option codes anyway.
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Old 10-27-2010, 04:32 PM   #16
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The Hubs and bearings on the LS arent designed for larger wheels. When you get the RS package you get same ones used on the SS, which were made to handle the larger 20 inch wheels.
Thanks for the information man. Looks like when I go for the Brembo swap I"m either getting some large 18s, or swapping out the hubs and bearings
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Old 10-27-2010, 07:05 PM   #17
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Thanks for the information man. Looks like when I go for the Brembo swap I"m either getting some large 18s, or swapping out the hubs and bearings
Ask you dealer or someone else to make sure, cause I'm just going off of part numbers.
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Old 10-30-2010, 04:57 PM   #18
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what about the ABS system? does it work the same on the v6 as the v8?
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Old 10-31-2010, 05:14 PM   #19
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I have a Synergy Green car with 19"s I also saw the slp brembos and was wonder if they would work? the car is a 1LT . I'M slowly makeing a V6 SS clone plmk thanks
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Old 11-01-2010, 10:47 PM   #20
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The Hubs and bearings on the LS arent designed for larger wheels. When you get the RS package you get same ones used on the SS, which were made to handle the larger 20 inch wheels.

I find this odd as GM offers a 21" wheel upgrade option on the LS....
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Old 11-02-2010, 07:34 AM   #21
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Ok, the body in white catalog is definitely wrong about some things. They need to update the thing.

The rear hubs on the SS are different, the front on both are the same. When you get the RS package it adds them. Maybe because the RS has the staggered wheels in the back? But large wheels should do fine on an LS.
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Old 11-02-2010, 07:42 AM   #22
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I have a Synergy Green car with 19"s I also saw the slp brembos and was wonder if they would work? the car is a 1LT . I'M slowly makeing a V6 SS clone plmk thanks
I dont think the size of the wheels will be an issue with the 19's. It'll be whether or not the spokes will clear the brakes. That kit is pretty expensive, and is only front brakes. Take a look on eBay or the classifieds page.

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Old 11-02-2010, 07:17 PM   #23
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Are the mounting bolt locations the same on the SS as the V6 versions? found a complete kit with calipers lines rotors and dust shields
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Old 11-02-2010, 07:20 PM   #24
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Are the mounting bolt locations the same on the SS as the V6 versions? found a complete kit with calipers lines rotors and dust shields
Yes, same bolts too. But replacing the rear dust shields with be a pain because you basically have to disassemble everything to get them off.
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Old 11-02-2010, 07:39 PM   #25
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The kit I found is just fronts, being as most of the braking is done with the fronts thats the biggest one im concerned with for now. i still cant believe chevy went with a single piston caliper up front when my 99 had 2 piston calipers on the front
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Old 11-02-2010, 07:40 PM   #26
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The kit I found is just fronts, being as most of the braking is done with the fronts thats the biggest one im concerned with for now. i still cant believe chevy went with a single piston caliper up front when my 99 had 2 piston calipers on the front
Ok, well the dust covers in the front are the same. Its the back ones that wont fit with the larger rotors.
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how about the coil springs v-6 to v-8 the struts are different but will the springs make it sit up higher??
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Old 11-02-2010, 07:43 PM   #28
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Ok, well the dust covers in the front are the same. Its the back ones that wont fit with the larger rotors.

sweet, do you happen to know if the brembos will squeeze under the heritage wheels? i think someone in another thread said they would fit but i didnt think they would
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