[s-cars] going BIG

John Cody Forbes cody at 5000tq.com
Tue Feb 24 17:08:46 PST 2009

Dodge SRT-8 also uses big (red) Brembos.

-Cody Forbes

Taka Mizutani wrote:
> Are you having clearance issues radially where the caliper hits the
> inside of the rim of the wheel or axially where the caliper hits the
> spokes or the inner face of the wheel?
> Except for the LS430, the CTS-V, the Jag XKR/XJR, Evo, STi, 350Z
> Track, etc. are all Brembo calipers, most of those are actually only
> two different Brembo calipers- the Evo, STi and 350Z use the same
> caliper, and the CTS-V, Viper and Jag use the same caliper (IIRC).
> All are mentioned because they're all relatively large, fixed
> 4-piston calipers that are significantly cheaper than the Porsche
> Brembos. 
> You want a really big brake setup, get the C6 Corvette Z06 calipers-
> huge 6-piston setup made by PBR that works quite well. I will be
> getting a set of those- $1800 for front & rear pads, rotors and
> calipers. That's not a bad deal at all.
> The other one that I have not checked would be either the AMG E55
> 8-piston setup, the E63 6-piston or the Audi D3 S8, C6 RS6 or B7 RS4
> brake setups. The last would be fitting for an Audi, after all.
> Taka
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