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Corvette: Brakes

John Gilbert Apr 25, 2019
Bigger Better Baer Brakes For C6 Corvettes
On Motor Trend’s list “Fast Brake: 20 Best 60 to 0 Distances Recorded by Motor Trend” pitted against the world’s best the Corvette stopped the shortest. » Read More
Jeremy D. Clough Jul 13, 2018
How to Restore Brakes to Factory-Spec in a Long-Neglected 1995 C4
Learn how to restore the factory brakes system of a 1995 Corvette. » Read More
Tommy Lee Byrd Jun 8, 2018
Disc Brake Conversion for Your 1963-1964 Vette
Our 1964 Corvette project car is getting a set of Wilwood disc brakes. Follow along as we toss the original drum brakes into the swap meet pile. » Read More
Tommy Lee Byrd Jun 8, 2018
Updating Your 1964 Corvette with a Wilwood Master Cylinder
Upgrade a 1964 Corvette brake system with a Wilwood tandem master cylinder and proportioning valve. » Read More
James Berry Apr 28, 2017
Freshening up the Disc Brakes on your C3 Corvette
Rebuilding front disc brakes on a 1969 (C3) Corvette. » Read More
C5 Braking Performance with Wilwood Curved Vane Rotors and Four-Piston Calipers
Making the most of your C5 braking performance with Wilwood GT 48 Curved Vane Spec-37 rotors and four-piston calipers. » Read More
Jim Smart Apr 12, 2017
Max Stop for C3 Vettes
There’s still plenty to do on Scarlett, our 1972 coupe project car, as we near the end of the heavy mechanical work. After installing the ... » Read More
Jeremy D. Clough Nov 7, 2016
C2 and C3 On-Car Corvette Rotor Fix
The Corvette ownership experience has always been unique. It’s a Chevrolet first and foremost, but from the fiberglass body to the ... » Read More
Barry Kluczyk Sep 7, 2016
How to Change C4 Corvette Disc Brake Pads & Rotors
Our subject vehicle is my 1990 Z-51 and I’m here to tell you it was a pleasant surprise to discover how easy it was to swap all four ... » Read More
John Gilbert Jun 2, 2016
How to Connect the 1960 Corvette Parking Brake Cable to Wilwood Brakes
We're connecting the parking brake cables from our Wilwood disc brakes so they can be actuated by the factory parking brake lever for our ... » Read More
Gerry Burger Aug 26, 2015
project cars
How to Install the Wilwood Big-Brake Kit on a C7 Corvette - Braking Badder
Sure, the new brake system might shave a few feet off the stopping distance, but the big payoff is the new brakes will pull off repeated ... » Read More
Steven Rupp Dec 30, 2014
How To Install Wilwood Carbon-Ceramic Brakes - Carbon Footprint
Upgrading your brakes can provide more than just increased and more reliable stopping power in extreme conditions. » Read More
Patrick Hill Sep 23, 2014
1972 Chevrolet Corvette Scarlett Project Car - Cooling System and Hydroboost
We're plumbing a cooling system and Hydroboost unit into our Project Scarlett, a 1972 Chevrolet Stingray. Get the details here! » Read More
Jeremy D. Clough Aug 19, 2014
project cars
The Other Way Of Stopping, Part 2 - Wilwood Rear Disc Brakes
We're installing a pair Wilwood front disc brakes on a '58 Vette, an upgrade intended to enhance both the stopping power and the appearance ... » Read More
Jay Heath Jul 23, 2014
The Other Way Of Stopping, Part 1 - Wilwood Front Disc Brakes
In Part 1 of our brakes installation, Wilwood front disc brakes help turn our fishtailing '58 into a decelerating dynamo. » Read More
Jay Heath May 21, 2014

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