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

Eric Renneisen racingiron at comcast.net
Wed Apr 5 07:32:43 EDT 2006

No way to know without test fitting one.  The clearance for the 15x8 R8s
is very tight--so much so that I have to watch the placement of the
balance weights.

Eric R.
'86 urq
'93 S4

-----Original Message-----
From: Martin Pajak [mailto:martin at quattro.ca] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 05, 2006 6:48 AM
To: 'urq'; 'Brandon Rogers'; 'Eric Renneisen'
Cc: urq at audifans.com
Subject: RE: [urq] Brake job : best setup for the street ? 15x7.5 BBS

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

-----Original Message-----
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
>> again!).  I was able to get them to fade at Barber Motorsports Park
>> 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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