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Old 06-16-2018, 06:59 PM   #1
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Front Spindle Question (66 C10)

I have a set of 82-92 Camaro Wilwood aluminum hubs, 12" rotors and Wilwood calipers that I purchased for $1k new. I sold my camaro and want to know if they will fit my 1966 C10 if I swap spindles to the camaro spindles and use these brakes?

Any info is appreciated.
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Old 06-16-2018, 11:04 PM   #2
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Re: Front Spindle Question (66 C10)

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I have a set of 82-92 Camaro Wilwood aluminum hubs, 12" rotors and Wilwood calipers that I purchased for $1k new. I sold my camaro and want to know if they will fit my 1966 C10 if I swap spindles to the camaro spindles and use these brakes?

Any info is appreciated.
I think the Camaro (trailer park special) model has a strut on top and control arm on bottom. So I don't think the spindle swap would be just a bolt together.
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Old 06-17-2018, 03:26 PM   #3
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I think the Camaro (trailer park special) model has a strut on top and control arm on bottom. So I don't think the spindle swap would be just a bolt together.
I can fab it to work if it is doable. I just hate to sell these and buy new again
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Old 06-19-2018, 05:44 PM   #4
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Re: Front Spindle Question (66 C10)

It may be "doable", but there's no advantage. Everything on the Camaro platform is designed for the weight and chassis dynamics of that particular car. The truck stuff is heavy duty for a reason. C10 trucks utilize narrower frame rails with longer control arms, so the ball joints and spindles actually take alot more load than "car" spindles. Therefore, the spindle/hub assembly won't handle the stress the truck chassis will put on it, which means you'll be spending more money down the road constantly replacing spindles and hubs and possibly fixing sheetmetal that the loose wheel tore up.
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