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Author Topic: Fulvia coupe brakes.  (Read 246 times)
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fulvia815
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« on: 17 July, 2021, 02:44:59 PM »

Anyone know of a caliper conversion kit for a series 1 ?
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« Reply #1 on: 17 July, 2021, 10:46:20 PM »

Anyone know of a caliper conversion kit for a series 1 ?
We've discussed this topic before, so if you search for series 1 Dunlop brakes, then you should find what you're looking for.
However I've had my series 1 2c for 24 years, and in that time I've never considered changing them for anything else, as long as they are maintained correctly, which is an absolute must, particularly the handbrake mechanism, they aren't a problem.
I use my Fulvia on motorways and at motorway speeds, they never caused a moment of concern driving including in the Alps or Pyrenees in that time.
I do tend to leave a bit more room than I would in a modern car, but that aside, I use them as I would any other car.

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« Reply #2 on: 18 July, 2021, 07:22:58 AM »

Thanks Brian. The mechanic said they need replacing , sending off to be refurbished, or getting a conversion kit for another model .
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« Reply #3 on: 18 July, 2021, 05:08:30 PM »

Thanks Brian. The mechanic said they need replacing , sending off to be refurbished, or getting a conversion kit for another model .
There is someone in this country where you can get them refurbished, and I understand they do a good job, not doubt someone will know who they are.
I think that is the way to go with a well proven set up.
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« Reply #4 on: 19 July, 2021, 05:34:51 PM »

I agree Brian .
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