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Old 01-21-2016, 01:56 PM   #21
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That's nice. Have anything bigger?
how deep are your pockets? :P
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Wow. I'm not track-rat enough to justify this, but it's good to know for later in life. You and Emilio (via 6UL 15x11's) are making me think this whole manual steering thing.
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Old 01-21-2016, 04:11 PM   #23
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Don't be a bitch.
I'm such a bitch
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also, what supplier can offer pads to suit, i have been using Carbotech that i like. I presume they don't do this size pad?
Pad shape for these is 7420, and for those who are all about them Carbotechs, yes they do make that pad shape.
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Old 01-25-2016, 11:43 AM   #25
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pfc's pad shape for them is 7751
they come in 01,11,97,07,and 14 compounds.
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Cobalt makes pads for em too.
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Sex in a box.... bow before me peasants. I think it should be renamed the SBBK


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With Bridgestone making a 205/45R16 RE-71R, there's a pretty good case to be made for a high-horsepower dual duty car that runs these brakes, 16x8s on the street, and a 15x10 6UL with 245/40 RC-1s or Hoosiers on the track.
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Link to a good 16x8??
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How much material really needs to be removed off each caliper lug? Can more material be removed from the hub lug instead? Or a 50/50 between both surfaces?
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How much material really needs to be removed off each caliper lug? Can more material be removed from the hub lug instead? Or a 50/50 between both surfaces?
It's a small amount of material. There's casting flash on the caliper, you're just shaving it down flat. There is little/no casting flash on the spindle, so IMO it's best to remove it from the caliper side. I snapped a pic for the supplemental instructions but it's at the shop. Will post it tomorrow.
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Awesome thanks for you assistance!
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Link to a good 16x8??
Enkei RPF1 16x8 +38mm. Doesn't get much 'gooder than that. If Andrew has a template for this BBK I can check clearance.
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Well hop on that and I might have to get some new wheels. My last 15x8's were from you guys, too.
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205/45/16 has a lot more selection in tires than 205/50/15 does, so this could be something big! I hope those RPF1's fit!
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Curious if they clear stock NB2 16" alloys.

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It actually wouldn't surprise me if they did. Our kit puts the caliper fairly far inboard, and I know the factory 16s clear our V1 11.75" kit. Maybe Bryan (genesplicer) has a set?
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Hey Savington,

Any update on the caliper material clearance photo?
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Superlite modification to clear the spindle using Trackspeed brackets:



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Perfect thank you!
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