[s-cars] Big Red Knockoffs on Ebay - Junk?
lee at wheelman.com
Wed Oct 24 19:53:46 PDT 2007
Why bother. you can get good used genuine Porsche calipers for
reasonable money. Boxster calipers typically go for $300. Boxster
S calipers go for $300-$350, bigger calipers a bit more. But not a
I sure wouldn't use replica calipers!
On Wed Oct 24 19:44:14 PDT 2007, Mike Bishoff
<mdbishoff at comcast.net> wrote:
> I've been finally thinking about upgrading the front brakes on my
> '92S4 and
> started poking around ebay for some deals on used big red setups.
> I noticed
> two separate listings that show Porsche 993tt Big Red replicas
> and was
> wondering if anyone has any experience with the knockoffs?
> One of the listings shows an unpainted, but what looks like
> nicely machined
> parts and the other listing shows the replicas painted red to
> emulate the
> Big Red look. Neither one of these listings is claiming to be an
> Porsche Big Red and they state so clearly.
> I could only find the listing for the red pair.
> I realize that you sometimes get what you pay for, but are these
> junk? And.
> as importantly, are they the same models that can be fitted to a
> 1992 S4
> with the appropriate adapters and rotors?
> Your insights appreciated.
> Mike in Seattle
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