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Identifying your Alcon Caliper

Identifying your Alcon Caliper

Need help identifying your Alcon Caliper?  This guide will help.

Most calipers have a white sticker on the face as shown below. This will have the caliper part number.  Alternatively you can often find the caliper type cast into the back of the caliper as shown in the next image. 

Alcon Caliper Part Number

If you bought a full brake kit from Alcon - The best way to identify your brake caliper is to use the Year/Make/Model Search first and if you don't find it there -use the part number.

 

Alcon Mono4 Caliper

Alcon Mono4 Caliper - Commonly used in street brake kits and with STaSIS and other aftermarket Alcon brake kits.  Four Pistons.  Part Number will  Start with CAR98.  This is a one-piece caliper.  (NO SEAM)  There will be no seam down the middle of the caliper body.  Typically silver in color but other colors have been produced.  Radial Mount.   

 
 

Alcon Mono6 Caliper

 Alcon Mono6 Caliper - Commonly used in street brake kits and with STaSIS and other aftermarket Alcon brake kits.  Six Pistons.  Part Number will  Start with CAR97.  This is a one-piece caliper. (NO SEAM)  There will be no seam down the middle of the caliper body.  Typically silver in color but other colors have been produced.  Radial Mount.   

 

 

 

Alcon PType CaliperAlcon P-Type Caliper - Commonly used in street brake kits and with STaSIS and other aftermarket Alcon brake kits.  Four Pistons.  Part Number will  Start with CAR36.  This is a two-piece caliper.  Caliper body has a seam down the middle.  Typically silver in color but other colors have been produced.  Radial Mount.     

 

 


 

Alcon CAR87 Caliper

Alcon CAR87 Mono6 Caliper - Used in Alcon Superkits.  Six Pistons.  Part Number will  Start with CAR87.  This is a one-piece caliper.  Features a removable bridge, darker grey body, and protection guides on the corners.    Radial Mount.     

 

 

 


 

Alcon Btype Caliper

Alcon B-Type Caliper - Used primarily and race and some street applications.  Six Pistons.  Part Number will start with CAR73 or CRB.  This is a two-piece caliper.  Features a *removable bridge*, darker grey body.   

 

 

 


 

Alcon RType Caliper

Alcon R-Type Caliper - Designated as a race caliper but occasionally used in street applications.  Two Pistons.  This is a multi-piece caliper.  Features a removable bridge, darker grey body. 

 

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