[s-cars] Brake Kits Revisited

Mark Strangways Strangconst at rogers.com
Sat Jul 31 09:48:56 EDT 2004

Maybe right, except for the cast in place holes of the 993 Porsche rings.

Mark S
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joe Pizzimenti" <joe.pizzimenti at gmail.com>
To: "Greg Johnson" <gregsj2 at comcast.net>
Cc: "Chris Holinger" <cholinger at mac.com>; "S Cars" <s-car-list at audifans.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 31, 2004 9:43 AM
Subject: Re: [s-cars] Brake Kits Revisited

And the slotted will warp right about when the drilled will crack.

Pick your preferred method of failure.

Brake novice extraordinaire, but with both cracking and warping experience.

On Fri, 30 Jul 2004 19:14:44 -0700, Greg Johnson <gregsj2 at comcast.net>
> Chris,
> 1.  BIRA's Sys 3 brackets are specifically designed to properly fit a
> Porsche 996/Boxter S monobloc caliper over a EuroA8 Audi rotor.   Hence,
> they do *not* fit into a 993TT equation.
> 2.  Get the slotted only rotors.  The drilled holes will only crack over
> time.
> Greg J
> Chris Holinger wrote, in part:
> >Finally going to to pull the trigger on the ECS Stage 2 kit which
> >³Four piston Porsche 993TT calipers with custom mounting brackets wrapped
> >around 12.4"(314x30) OEM one piece rotors. Complete kits include all
> >mounting hardware, Porsche fasteners, Hawk HPS (high performance street)
> >pads, OEM slotted and cadmium coated rotors, stainless lines and ATE
> >Blue.²  Here are my concerns:
> >1. I have the BIRA system 3 brackets; does this fit into the equation?
> >so, where?
> >2. There is no price difference between the slotted and the slotted &
> >drilled rotors included in the kit, why not go for both slotted &
> >Is there an argument against drilled rotors?
> >
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