[s-cars] How Much Caliper Clearance?

LL - NY larrycleung at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 20:09:29 PST 2007

Not that it makes my day, but the clearance between my 993TT Big Blacks on
similar sized 993TT rotors is about the thickness of a credit card on my
Avus winter wheels. I have to conscienciously clear the wheels after every
to feel that the calipers will be safe from debris.


On 11/20/07, calvinlc at earthlink.net <calvinlc at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Question for everybody.  I am putting winter wheels on my '01 S4 which has
> the Stoptech 332mm brakes.  I have been running 18's but my winters are
> only
> 17's.  There is approximately 0.1 inches of clearance at the tightest
> point
> between the wheel and the caliper.  is it OK to run this little bit of
> clearance?  I know the relative clearances should not change, but do I
> have
> to have a minimum gap for snow and the like?  Thanks!
> --Calvin
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