[urq] Brake job : best setup for the street ? 15x7.5 BBS

Martin Pajak martin at quattro.ca
Wed Apr 5 06:48:13 EDT 2006

Doeasn't work with SQ callipers.. maybe with Porsche monoblocks.. 

Martin Pajak


1982 Audi Ur-quattro (50,000 mi) new project
1983 Audi Ur-quattro (85,000 mi) Concourse d'Elegance
1985 Audi Ur-quattro (212,000 km) Euro spec. import mit 3B :)
1987 Audi 4000s quattro (205,000 km) wintervagen mit 7A :)
1990 Audi V8 quattro (365,000 km) pipe and slippers

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From: urq [mailto:urq at pacbell.net] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 05, 2006 1:03 AM
To: Brandon Rogers; Eric Renneisen; 'Martin Pajak'
Cc: urq at audifans.com
Subject: Re: [urq] Brake job : best setup for the street ?

... the 15x7.5s are designed to accomodate the UFO rotors, so if the 
interference is in that area you would imagine that they would also work ...

Steve B
San Jose, CA (USA)

> You think they would work with the 200 20V BBS wheels?
>> Martin Pajak
>>> Why not?  I "hate" anything other than 8" Ronal or 7" Fuchs
>>> on that car. So.. for me stock application or SQ calipers
>>> are the only way. No hard feelings.. :)
>> Well, not the only way.  I've got Porsche 986 monoblocs (OK, OK, Boxster
>> calipers) over 300x25 rotors under the Ronals.  Fantastic improvement
>> over G60s, and pedal travel is back where it should be (I can heel-toe
>> again!).  I was able to get them to fade at Barber Motorsports Park last
>> year, but only after what I would consider very severe abuse.  I was
>> actually over-braking on purpose because I was so pleased with the
>> setup!  After years of babying the G60s, the braking performance and
>> feedback made me giddy.
>> Oh, and my setup doesn't work with the Fuchs (or the 6" Ronals).  I'm
>> hoping I can mount them with a spacer, but maybe not.

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