[s-cars] going big

Michele_Deltergo at KeyBank.com Michele_Deltergo at KeyBank.com
Tue Feb 24 06:56:29 PST 2009

Since Derocco16V said he was going with the Boxster calipers, the pad 
would be the same no matter which rotor he uses.
I went 312 because while the leverage argument is real, I think the 
benefit is minuscule and I needed more radial clearance to fit
under the stock wheels.

Lee Levitt lee at wheelman.com 
Mon Feb 23 19:08:24 PST 2009 

So what's the difference between the 312 and 323 rotors, aside 
from slightly more thermal mass? How much larger is the pad 

I suspect that you won't get much difference in braking. You will 
get heavier rotors and calipers, and you will need to run 18" 
wheels, right?

If he's not tracking the car, I don't see that the additional 
weight and expense is worth it.

Just my .02


 <derocco_16v at comcast.net>
> To: <s-car-list at audifans.com>
>> So, I have been planning on upgrading the "fabulous" stock 
>> brakes on my S6, to some more "meaty" ones out of a boxter.

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