Other models front calipers compatible with C5 MK1?

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Other models front calipers compatible with C5 MK1?

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I've twice replaced calipers, rotors, handbrake pipes and lines, etc, etc, the whole front breaking system on my C5 Mk1.
I keep having all imaginable problems.

Now I'm looking to delete the handbrake and maybe install an aftermarket electric handbrake.
But I definitely want to install regular, non-handbrake, non-rotating piston calipers on my car.

What other car has calipers with the same bolt space and piston location as the C5 Mk1, that doesn't have an integrated handbrake mechanism?

Thank you!! :-P
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Re: Other models front calipers compatible with C5 MK1?

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That's not a question we can realistically answer here to be honest.
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Re: Other models front calipers compatible with C5 MK1?

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Oh, okay, thank you nonetheless 🙂 I was hoping there might be a known compatibility with some models, but I'll try to measure some and see what I can do.
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Re: Other models front calipers compatible with C5 MK1?

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I think very unlikely they are used elsewhere as they have the integrated handbrake, and I'm pretty sure this was a hydro Citroen only thing to have the h/brake on the front.
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Re: Other models front calipers compatible with C5 MK1?

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Oh, no, I'm not trying to find where else my calipers are used, I'm trying to find calipers without integrated handbrake that would fit the same holes, so I can "upgrade" :D If that makes sense
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Re: Other models front calipers compatible with C5 MK1?

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Maybe this is the place to ask: https://www.biggred.co.uk/
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Re: Other models front calipers compatible with C5 MK1?

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Brembo 4 pot calipers from the Pug coupe I think will fit ?... there are a good few Pugs fitted as upgrades with these so a good chance they will fit.

Look at adding "competition hand (e) brake calipers" from the likes of Wildwood.... there are a few cable types as well as hydraulic types available.
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