[Biturbos4] 17" wheels and StopTech brakes

DocWyte docwyte at comcast.net
Tue Apr 3 19:54:46 EDT 2007

OZ Superleggera's and their new Ultraleggerra will clear with no 
spacers, as will SSR Comps and SSR GT7's, BBS RC's will as well.  I know 
these wheels will clear without spacers without a doubt.  There are some 
other BBS wheels that I suspect will clear, but I'm not sure...

Chris Newbold wrote:
> A couples months back I installed StopTech's 332mm big brake kit on my
> 2001 S4 Avant. Silly stopping power and a fantastic pedal feel, and
> they fit (just barely!) under the OEM 17" wheels. I've got some pics
> of the installation here:
> http://gallery.newbold.org/v/audi/s4/bigbrake/
> So now I'm in the market for a nice set of summer wheels. I really
> want to stick with 17" rims since I live in New England and I fear
> that 18" rims would be courting pot-hole disaster. I also have 1 1/2
> sets of 17" Michelin PS2s sitting in the garage that I'm loath to
> abandon.
> It seems to be tricky business finding 17" rims that will clear the
> calipers. It's not so much the diameter inside the wheel as the
> lateral clearance between the outside face of the caliper and the
> spokes of the wheels.
> StopTech does provide a sizing template which can be used to check
> wheels for proper clearance, but that isn't much help when researching
> options online or over the phone. So I'm hoping that someone out there
> has some BTDT experience and can name a few options which are known to
> fit. Or perhaps a referral to an attentive tuner/dealer that would be
> able to work to find options.
> Thanks for any information!
> -Chris
> 2001 S4 Avant 6spd
> 2004 allroad 2.7T
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