New Front Brake Kits From Wilwood For ’53 to ’62 Corvette

Wilwood Engineering is pleased to announce the release of two new front disc brake kits for ’53-’62 Corvette. Along with being aesthetically pleasing these kits offer improved braking ability. Wilwood’s new front brake kits are offered with an 11″ rotor to fit the original 14″ wheels, or a 12.19″ inch rotor to fit cars with 15″ or larger wheels.

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Wilwood Disc Brakes has just introduced two new brake kits for 1953-1962 Corvettes

Wilwood Engineering has just released two new front disc brake kits for ‘53-’62 Corvettes. The part number 140-11811 front brake kit features Dynalite calipers and 11-inch rotors that allow the use of aftermarket 14-inch wheels to retain the appearance of a restored Corvette. The part number 140-11812 front brake kit features Dynalite calipers and 12.19-inch rotors that can be used with Corvettes running 15-inch or larger custom wheels. Both kits can offer a restored appearance while providing the enhanced stopping ability of disc brakes for driving safety. Both kits feature aluminum hub assemblies, Forged Dynalite calipers, aluminum rotor adapter plates, vented rotors in an 11 or 12.19-inch size, caliper brackets, BP-10 Smart pads and all of the hardware required to finish the installation. The kits can be ordered with black or red calipers with standard or drilled and slotted rotors. Wilwood performance brake kits are loaded with cutting edge technology built on years of domination in world motorsports and are engineered for easy bolt-on installation. Wilwood’s brake enhancement kits are designed to meet the high performance demands of today’s tire, wheel and suspension technology.

  • ’53-62 Corvettes
  • Available with 11 or 12.19-inch rotors to fit 14 or 15 inch wheels
  • Complete with everything needed

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Lauren is a graduate of California State University Fullerton, and has experience working for several enthusiast publications. She enjoys drag racing, classic Fords, and vintage Lincolns. She currently races a 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback, and has a soft spot for 1960’s Lincolns. Currently, her collection includes: ’04 Cobra Convertible, ’65 Mustang Fastback, ’04 F350 6.0 diesel, ’96 Jeep Grand Cherokee, and a ’87 Jeep Wrangler. She provides insightful content as a freelance writer for Power Automedia.
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