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Old 02-06-2009, 11:23 AM   #1
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SS Brembo Swap to LT?

Im planning on a 2LT/RS, and Im completely happy with the package, minus the fact that the Brembo's only come on the SS package!

Based on what I have read thus far, it seems as though the two platforms will share many of the same components in the suspension. Therefore, I was thinking maybe I could swap in a set of the Brembo's later on when there are some available on ebay, camero5, craigslist, etc...rather than paying an arm and a leg

What do you think?
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If you get the RS package on your LT then yes. Not sure about the cars with the smaller wheels - might still be possible.
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Old 02-06-2009, 11:26 AM   #3
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Im planning on a 2LT/RS, and Im completely happy with the package, minus the fact that the Brembo's only come on the SS package!

Based on what I have read thus far, it seems as though the two platforms will share many of the same components in the suspension. Therefore, I was thinking maybe I could swap in a set of the Brembo's later on when there are some available on ebay, camero5, craigslist, etc...rather than paying an arm and a leg

What do you think?
Might want to edit for spelling.

Anyway, if you get the RS package you'll be able to swap in bigger brakes. I don't know how interchangeable they are but they'll fit in there.
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Old 02-06-2009, 12:06 PM   #4
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Might want to edit for spelling.

Anyway, if you get the RS package you'll be able to swap in bigger brakes. I don't know how interchangeable they are but they'll fit in there.
Really? what exactly did I spell incorrectly ClassicCarKid?

Thanks for the help Btw, just repeating what Hylton said previous to your post, lol
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Old 02-06-2009, 02:22 PM   #5
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Really? what exactly did I spell incorrectly ClassicCarKid?

Thanks for the help Btw, just repeating what Hylton said previous to your post, lol
Some folks take offense when you spell the word "Camaro" wrong...

You spelled it Camero
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imo ur not gona need the brembo's on the v6 camaro, the stock breaks are gona be just fine for a everyday cruiser. the ss wont need them but its a nice thing to have on the car
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imo ur not gona need the brembo's on the v6 camaro, the stock breaks are gona be just fine for a everyday cruiser. the ss wont need them but its a nice thing to have on the car
True but there is nothing like the feeling of hauling down a car so fast, you can't figure out how it didn't lock up. It's a very neat sensation.
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Old 02-06-2009, 03:08 PM   #8
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Some folks take offense when you spell the word "Camaro" wrong...

You spelled it Camero
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Old 02-06-2009, 03:12 PM   #9
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True but there is nothing like the feeling of hauling down a car so fast, you can't figure out how it didn't lock up. It's a very neat sensation.
Precisely

Of course I would need to drive it first, but I love the feel and the look of upgraded brakes/rotors. But if the One Pistons hold up, then there really wont be a point SSmoked
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Old 02-06-2009, 03:14 PM   #10
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imo ur not gona need the brembo's on the v6 camaro, the stock breaks are gona be just fine for a everyday cruiser. the ss wont need them but its a nice thing to have on the car
BTW I am agrreing with you, I re read my post and it wasnt clear...but I was
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Old 02-06-2009, 04:10 PM   #11
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Actually the LT is on the FE2 Suspension and the SS is on the FE3, which may have something to do with it also, i dunno.. maybe.
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Really? what exactly did I spell incorrectly ClassicCarKid?

Thanks for the help Btw, just repeating what Hylton said previous to your post, lol
Camaro...I bolded it so you would see.

wasn't there when I started, he's just a quicker poster
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Old 02-06-2009, 04:27 PM   #13
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FE2 & 3 pieces, shock/strut, springs, and sway bars are an easy swap also.
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Old 02-06-2009, 05:31 PM   #14
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True but there is nothing like the feeling of hauling down a car so fast, you can't figure out how it didn't lock up. It's a very neat sensation.
I agree, did that in a C6 Corvette a few years ago. Just hit the brakes as hard as you can. Probably more thrilling than pushing the other pedal as hard as you can. It just seems unbelievable that an automobile can do that with such control.
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Old 02-06-2009, 05:33 PM   #15
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Probably more thrilling than pushing the other pedal as hard as you can. It just seems unbelievable that an automobile can do that with such control.
I agree.
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Old 02-06-2009, 11:31 PM   #16
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Don't confuse factory Brembos for real Brembos.
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Old 02-06-2009, 11:48 PM   #17
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stig what the hell is that supposed to mean they aren't fake brembos!!!! ???
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Old 02-07-2009, 06:41 AM   #18
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True but there is nothing like the feeling of hauling down a car so fast, you can't figure out how it didn't lock up. It's a very neat sensation.
and it happens faster with a manual trans if you downshift and brake at the same time.
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Don't confuse factory Brembos for real Brembos.
And don't confuse factory Pirelli's with real Pirelli's.

actually the OE tires have higher pass/fail spec's than the store tires, so next time you need new tires, steal em off a new car

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Seriously how do people make statements like that LOL
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Maybe he's just having an off day. Or maybe he's the factory stig, not the real Stig?
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he's definitely not the real STIG lol and maybe your right DON'T DO DRUGS LOL!!!!
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Old 02-07-2009, 11:08 AM   #23
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imo ur not gona need the brembo's on the v6 camaro, the stock breaks are gona be just fine for a everyday cruiser. the ss wont need them but its a nice thing to have on the car
depends on how you're using the car...it's hard to argue that a car doesn't need better brakes as it rarely 'hurts' anything other than your wallet.

Also, when I slammed on the brakes in a rental Buick and kept going...I appreciated the brakes on my bimmers. While you may not 'need' them...it's really nice to have them...both for track days and the unplanned for 'safety'.

There's only 100lbs difference between the V6 and V8...so...I don't think it's correct to say the V6 doesn't 'need' them....
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Old 02-07-2009, 02:26 PM   #24
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No matter what, you can put big brakes on any car as long as you have big enough wheels to fit them in.

I had a buddy who put a willwood brake kit on a 92 jetta. I don't know why he did, cause that car couldn't ever get fast enough to need them, but that's a story for another time.
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So what was the final word on this topic. What is required to be changed if you have the 2LT/RS and want to install the brembos fom the 2ss.
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