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SV Brake Caliper Subsitutes

Discussion in '"Stock" Alpine' started by johnd, Jan 22, 2016.

  1. johnd

    johnd Donation Time

    Does anybody know if any brake caliper substitutes are available for SV front brakes. The early 1970's Capri calipers are no longer available. I remember reading somewhere that the TR3 or TR4 calipers are identical to the SV units. Can anybody confirm that? Thanks
     
  2. Tom H

    Tom H Platinum Level Sponsor

    John, Advance Auto Parts list the calipers for a 1974 Capri as availble for home delivery.

    Tom
     
  3. Alpine66

    Alpine66 Donation Time

    I believe advance is where I got mine too. They function well, no problems
     
  4. johnd

    johnd Donation Time

    Calipers

    Numerous sources claim to have them but once ordered the "unavailable" e-mails start to arrive. I've tried 7-8 places. That's why I'm now looking for a non-Capri substitute.
     
  5. George Coleman

    George Coleman Gold Level Sponsor

    TR3 and early TR4 should work.
     
  6. v13311

    v13311 Silver Level Sponsor

    Have had TR3 calipers on my car since 2006. No problems. Exchanged my originals with TR 3's through Apple Hydraulics.
     
  7. johnd

    johnd Donation Time

    Calipers

    Thanks guys!
     

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