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When changing front rotors on a 67 vette should you rerivet rotor to hub? and can you just press the rivits to hold hub to rotor ..And how much should press rivets?

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My Chilton book only goes back to 1968 but it describes a Delco-Moraine opposed piston disc brake set up for Corvettes up til 1973. According to them all 4 rotors are riveted on at the factory. They say " When a disc must be replaced, the rivets can be drilled out and then the wheel studs will be used for disc retention purposes." Hope this helps.

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