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9/26/11 3:15pm - Original Message: 'Calipers'
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Equinunk, PA - USA

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1972 conv, 4-speed, 350, 200hp, numbers match, rally wheels, war bonnett yellow w/white top. good condition, nice driver.

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 Is there a way to "READ" the numbers on the calipers for year, front/rear, or if they match the numbering system on the cars? What are NCRS rules on what they look for? I am not going the JUDGED route, just wondering if mine were Originals.  THANKS
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9/26/11 9:22pm - Reply: 'Re: Calipers'
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#1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/ Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight" #2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas

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As far as I know, NCRS is not judging caliper dates, with the possible exception of BowTie cars/candidates. There IS a small stamped date on the calipers, usually around one of the bleeder screw areas. I can't say for sure, but I think it is a Julian date code...much like the one used for carburetors.
The caliper casting number would be a good way to determine if it is correct for the car, for a start. Most aftermarket calipers will not have the correct, GM style casting number. Also, most rebuilders will stamp their own identifying numbers on the rebuilt calipers.



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9/27/11 7:24am - Reply: 'Re: Calipers'
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1972 conv, 4-speed, 350, 200hp, numbers match, rally wheels, war bonnett yellow w/white top. good condition, nice driver.

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THANKS!  I will have a look

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