[V8] G60 Brake Swap
David.Coleman at blackrock.com
Wed Aug 17 10:49:48 EDT 2005
Yup. My urS4 wheels took over winter tire duty, sold the 15" OE BBSers,
and I had to get a new 17" set for summer tires. But to be honest I
love a good excuse for new wheels...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kneale Brownson [mailto:kneale at coslink.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2005 9:47 AM
> To: Unka Bart; Audifans V8
> Cc: daves745t at optonline.net; Coleman, David
> Subject: Re: [V8] G60 Brake Swap
> The problem with any brake swap is that anything that
> "improves" on UFO performance requires larger wheels. If,
> like myself, you have several V8/200 vehicles and use winter
> tires in the winter and summer tires in the summer, that's a
> lot of wheels and tires to update too. I wouldn't say Audi's
> use of G60s constitutes an improvement.
> At 08:20 AM 8/17/2005 -0500, Unka Bart wrote:
> >You might consider ECS Stage2 Big Brake Kit - (Red Porsche 993TT
> >Caliper, 314mm 1-piece Euro Slotted A8 Rotor) ES#717; Fits
> all cars the
> >have G60 front calipers. This is what I put on the Gentleman's
> >Express, and at $1499, BIRA can't touch the price. Plus you
> don't have
> >the restrictions that BIRA imposes on you. BTW, following Keith
> >Tackett's advice, I ordered Mintex Red pads (no extra cost)
> for quieter
> >braking. I couldn't be happier.
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