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Old 08-15-2014, 12:16 AM   #1
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Since the willwood calipers are not fully sealed how do they deal with winter driving with salt? Anyone daily drive with them year round?
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When I bought my car, the PO had the Wilwood BBK - told him to keep them. Google told me that Wilwood doesn't recommend using them during the winter - not sealed = water can get in and freeze = no brakes = crashy crashy. (IIRC)

I'm located near Toronto, so similar climate to you. I'm sure the salt is bad for everything.
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my wilwood calipers only see track driving and they only lasted 3 years. time for a replacement now. i'm sure driving them in the winter will yield similar results.
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I wonder if there is a way to seal them.
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OGRacing- Which calipers are you using for the track and is your setup front and rear with Wilwood pads or Carbotechs?

Sorry, don't want to hijack the thread
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I've used them for 10 years in all sorts of weather and never had an issue. No salt here though.
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I've used them for 10 years in all sorts of weather and never had an issue. No salt here though.
Have you used them in weather under 40?
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