GM C1500 Gets Disc Brake Upgrade with Wilwood Kits

Wilwood has released new rear drum-to-disc brake conversion kits for GM C1500 Silverado, Sierra, and similar SUVs. These complete bolt-on kits provide an upgrade to make trucks safer with improved stopping power.

Improved Braking Performance for Daily and Heavy-Duty Use

The kits offer more clamping force, better thermal capacity, and improved pedal feel for more confident braking in various driving conditions, including daily street performance, hauling, towing, off-road, and commercial workloads.

Features and Compatibility

The kits include internal parking brake assemblies with a cable connection kit and are compatible with Wilwood front kits, factory ABS, and the OE master cylinder. Currently, three kits are available in a 5” x 5.00” lug pattern.

  • 12.19” kit: Forged Dynalite four piston caliper with ULHP rotors with 32 straight vanes in precision plain face or e-coated SRP drilled and slotted.
  • 12.88” and 14.00” kits: Forged Superlite four piston calipers and e-coated Spec37 rotors with 48 and 72 curved vanes respectively, in GT slotted or SRP drilled & slotted styles.

Pricing and Availability

MSRP starts at $1,277.84. The kits are available on the Wilwood website and through authorized retailers.

About Wilwood Engineering

Founded in 1977, Wilwood Engineering designs and manufactures high-performance disc brakes and components. Their products are engineered and rigorously tested for any application, creating unsurpassed braking quality and performance with sleek, modern designs. From race cars to classic cars, Wilwood has the brakes to stop you.


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