[s-cars] A8 type brake upgrade?
strangconst at rogers.com
Thu May 29 22:05:17 EDT 2003
Really, why do they not fit ?
I can't believe a 17 would not fit round the boxster set-up.
Are the boxster rotors for that caliper 25 mm ? I can't remember if they
It seems that a BIRA system 1 should work ???
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Shea" <anshea at yahoo.com>
To: "TM" <t44tq at mindspring.com>
Cc: <S-CAR-List at audifans.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2003 8:47 PM
Subject: RE: [s-cars] A8 type brake upgrade?
> Why?? Never ask a car nut why!
> Actually, I have a pair of new 312x25mm rotors laying
> around, and was just wondering.
> Of course, I also have a pair of Boxster calipers
> around here somewhere too, which begs the question of
> why I don't just do the BIRA upgrade. But, one of the
> reasons is that the BIRA (or any Porsche upgrade) will
> not work with the 17x8 Bolleros I'm running (and I
> just LOVE those wheels).
> --- TM <t44tq at mindspring.com> wrote:
> > Andrew-
> > The question would really be "why?"
> > The Porsche 993tt brake upgrade is a proven, very
> > simply bolt-on exercise, will clear some 16" wheels
> > and can be done relatively inexpensively if one uses
> > Euro early S8 rotors rather than the 2-piece Porsche
> > rotors with custom hats.
> > Taka
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: s-car-list-admin at audifans.com
> > [mailto:s-car-list-admin at audifans.com] On Behalf Of
> > Andrew Shea
> > Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2003 7:51 PM
> > To: s-car-list at audifans.com
> > Subject: [s-cars] A8 type brake upgrade?
> > Has anyone tried an A8 type brake upgrade on a S4/S6
> > (312x25 rotors, fabricated caliper carriers, etc)?
> > Just wonder if this was possible... Any thoughts?
> > -Andrew
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