[200q20v] Re: [s-cars] Big Reds (actually Blacks)
charlie at istari.com
Tue Nov 6 15:38:39 EST 2001
BIRA System 6 cost me just under $2K a few months ago, $700 of that
was for BIRA parts ( hats & brackets ). Nobody else is close to
the same price, although several of the big brake vendors have been
making big price cuts recently.
BTW: the 993tt rotors aren't really drilled, the holes are cast.
Claus Vegener wrote:
> Mov'it offer 322x32 mm and GT3 Monoblock calipers for
> 200q20V (and for bi turbo 993 kit)
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> Subject: [200q20v] Re: [s-cars] Big Reds (actually Blacks)
> > Nah the BIRA systems don't go down in the thickness they go up in the
> > thickness. In System 2 the locating pins must be ground down 1mm per side
> > to make the clearance stock again. There is no BIRA system that goes to
> > smaller thickness in rotors, that would be rather dumb and dangerous.
> > System 1 uses a rotor that is 1mm thicker than the standard Boxster rotor
> > (24 vs. 25mm). System 2 goes 2mm thicker and so on. System 6, the top
> > system, uses the Porsche disc and custom hats, personally I like that the
> > best. That uses a mix of components, Porsche 993tt/GT-3 322x32mm rotors and
> > 996 Turbo monoblock calipers. How big is the 996 Turbo rotor? Are we
> > saying the caliper shouldn't be used with rotors of different diameters?
> > I mean 2B, Mov'it, and so on use a 30mm thick rotor with the 993tt
> > caliper which wants a 32mm rotor. Those all seem to have a decent track
> > record and never heard of any failures. Though makes BIRA seem tastier:)
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