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    Hi all hope all are ok, was wondering if anybody out there knows if i can take the front calipers of the front and put them on the back after they bn painted,will they fit the rear,iv just bought the big break conversion from lmf,they are getting painted for me,but want the others painted too,but dont want to leave car with out breaks while they get painted,
    i will be photo the cahnge over and doing the lowering kit at same time!!!! god help me!!!!

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    Not an expert on that matter mate but I think you cant flip the fronst to the back.
    Some one on here will give you more detailed info on the matter

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    No, totally different...

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    ok thank you both for that,i'll nave to take them off and get them painted.couple days with out my car not that big a deal !!!!!!!

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    the front calipers have just the piston to apply the pads to the discs, and on the rear is the same sort of design but are alot smaller and also have the hand brake mechanism built in hth you m8

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    And if it helps, there's no need to remove the calipers to paint them - just remove the wheel and get the car up on axle stands, should give you plenty of access.

    HTH

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