[Healeys] Girling Calipers Type 16??

Alan Seigrist healey.nut at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 17:12:10 MST 2012

Simon -

Steve Gerow just recently posted his pics of a Toyota caliper set that fits
right up to the disc with no modifications:


That being said, you can get better performance simply by going to better
pads (I like to use Redstuff pads) and installing a servo.



On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 9:05 PM, Simon Lachlan <simon.lachlan at homecall.co.uk
> wrote:

> I've been looking into putting bigger calipers onto my MkII BT7 for a
> while.
> (My existing ones have never been 100%. So, if replacing, why not go for
> something a bit bigger?)
> The more I dig around on the net, the more I discover and the more
> confusing
> it all seems. I recall being told that callipers off old small Fords have
> the same distance centre to centre for the mounting bolts (3.25in) as those
> on my MkII BT7.
> So, which Girling am I looking for? Not 16Ps as they are 3.5in.
> Or, precisely which small Fords do I need to have disinterred?
> Or, which Girling 16s have 3.25 gap and ,hopefully, Imperial threads etc?
> Or has anyone done it in the past and can remember exactly what he did/what
> he's got on his car now he's successfully done it?
> Or....any ideas...
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