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Hoping someone can help me out here .
I took my calipers into a brake shop to get reconditioned recently and unfortunately one had some cracks show up around the joining bolts . Anyway , I managed to source some second hand calipers and had one of these reconditioned to make a pair again . Visually they are identical . The part numbers are the same though there is a prefix that is different. I went to bolt my wheels on Friday night and realized the replacement caliper fouls on the wheel slightly as the caliper is sitting about 5mm proud of the mounting face of the hub . Also , the caliper only has about 1mm of clearance to the edge of the hub . I measured the width of both calipers and have found the replacement caliper is 4mm wider than the original and the mounting holes are in a slighly different position also. Hence why I'm having troubles. My question is - are all hr calipers the same or did they change them slightly between years possibly as mine is a 66. Or has the guy I bought them off dicked me around and sold me a different model caliper . Seems strange that the part numbers are the same though.
Anyway I've attached some photos to try and show what I mean
|This is the rh caliper that I sourced the left is on the car||102.5 KB|
|This is the original one that is cracked||92.16 KB|
|This shows the caliper overhanging the hub||72.1 KB|
|This shows the lack of clearance||101.34 KB|