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    1. #1
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      C6 Z06 brake caliper, can I swap left to right

      I have been unable to source a front right red caliper. It appears that I can use a front left and swap the bleeder & the hard tube locations. Does anyone know if this is correct?

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      99 percent yes ...
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      I really think so as well so I bought one. Got COVID now so may be a it before I test it



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      when I took mine apart I labeled them left and right but honestly I don't recall seeing much difference if any at all
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      You just need to swap the bleeders and the crossover.



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      Differential Bore Sizes

      Just a quick addendum to this topic:

      One of the features that makes a caliper directional is differential bore sizes, a feature used to reduce pad taper. This just means that the caliper pistons go from smaller to larger as the pad goes from leading to trailing. If you were to mount a caliper with differential bores on the wrong side, the differently-sized pistons would work to make pad taper much worse.

      This is not an issue on the PBR C6 Z06 calipers where all of the pistons are the same size. (6x 33mm)
      Brett H.

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