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Date:         Sun, 17 Dec 2017 12:13:11 -0400
Reply-To:     Roy Nicholl <RNicholl@NBNET.NB.CA>
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From:         Roy Nicholl <RNicholl@NBNET.NB.CA>
Subject:      Re: Question about vanagon front disc brakes
Comments: To: den jolliffe <sondancer77@YAHOO.COM>
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When they were new, the Girlings had a big “G” stamped in the side of the caliper … probably not visible now. :-)

Look at how the carrier is attached - {as I recall} the Girling carrier is attached to the pins with bolts, while the ATE has the pins as part of the carrier … the Hyena (’88 Westy) had one of each when we inherited it … it has two Girlings now, but I still do not know which it had originally.

The pads are the same.

> On 17-Dec-2017, at 11:55, den jolliffe <sondancer77@YAHOO.COM> wrote: > > Is there a definitive answer to what years or models of Vanagon had Girling front calipers... > Is the caliper carrier the same...i.e are ATE and Girling calipers interchangeable, and do the pins and pads fit both.... > Too cold here to actually do the brakes, but want to gather information to do so...or should I sell these Girlings and look for ATE as I think that is what is on my 89 Weekender... > Thanks all...DenNear Toronto Canada

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