[s-cars] anybody have any insight on putting Boxter calipers
lee at wheelman.com
Sat Feb 21 12:26:35 EST 2004
That's not been my experience. For instance, the 2.7t 5 spoke wheel is
listed as fitting on System 1 does not fit over my System 3 without 5mm
spacers, and I've got *maybe* a single mm of space between the outer edge of
the caliper and the inner surface of the rim with the 5mm spacers.
'95.5 S6 avant (System 3)
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> [mailto:s-car-list-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of Greg Johnson
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> Cc: Dave Forgie
> Subject: [s-cars] anybody have any insight on putting Boxter calipers
> Actually, Sys 3 fits more wheels than Sys 1. Sys 3's A8
> Eurorotor lies
> closer to the strut, which moves the caliper further way from
> the wheel "spokes."
> BTW, I've never used anything other the Weston Motorsport KF
> pads. I've not had any squealing from the KF street pads,
> however, the KF track pads squeal like a pig until they warm up.
> Greg J
> Dave Forgie wrote:
> >I have had the BIRA system 1 for four years. The only issue is pad
> >squeal using OEM Porsche pads. The solution for many (including me)
> >was Kerr Performance Friction carbon fibre-based pads from
> Paul Weston
> >at Weston Motorsports in Florida. He is great to deal with.
> >IF I was to do it again, I would go for System 3 (Boxster S
> >somewhat larger rotors). The main draw back of System 3
> over System 1
> >is the number of 16" wheels that will work with System 3 is
> very small.
> >(Check the fitment section at the BIRA webpage). IF money and wheel
> >size were no object, System 6 with the custom rotor hats and
> >cast-"Drilled" Porsche rotor rings is the way to go.
> >In either case, you need a BIRA or clone bracket to make the
> >fit over the appropriate rotor.
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