Interest in a big brake kit alternative?

 
Old 06-12-2009, 02:44 PM
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Mods: This is just a feeler, no sales are currently being made. If I start doing so, I will make sure to pay vendor fees.

I am considering offering a big brake kit for 1990-2005 Miatas. This is designed specifically with hard track use in mind, as a solution to all of the brakes issues that come with doubling or tripling a car's horsepower and bringing it out on the race track.

Why do I need this?
If you have overheating issues with your brakes, or have issues with pad taper due to the design of the stock caliper, these will solve those issues! (with proper pads and ducting for your application)

What is included?
Wilwood Dynalite calipers, brackets, pads, Corrado rotors, stainless steel front lines, proportioning valve, and all hardware needed.

Why aren't rear brakes included?
Simply enough: they are not necessary. By using the proportioning valve you can adjust the bias to the rear as you wish, and the rear brakes function as they should. This also helps keep the costs down.

How much is this going to cost?
Cheaper than the others. But I'm aiming for a price around $750.

Why is this better than the other big brake kit options?
It accomplishes the same task as the others but costs less to purchase and less to maintain. Standard Corrado rotors are used for this kit, so replacing them is ~$50 rather than >$150.

If you already have rotors or any other component of the kit, we can work something out.

Questions or interest? Feel free to post here or PM me.
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id be interested. Ive been looking for an affordable brake swap with nice calipers. Do you have a working setup yet? Or are you getting ready to make a bracket?
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interested!
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I'd def. be interested in components. Possibly a kit.
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I have interest!
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Originally Posted by slutz4 View Post
id be interested. Ive been looking for an affordable brake swap with nice calipers. Do you have a working setup yet? Or are you getting ready to make a bracket?
Prototype is currently being made. After testing, I would be making this kit available.
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Honestly, I think most of us are DIY'ers, so we'd want just the bracket. We all have our sources for cheap calipers and rotors, and that way instead of blowing a few hundred dollars all at once, we can spread it out over a few paychecks. Buy your brackets and rotor spacers, than the calipers, than the rotors and pads. Would miata stainless steel lines work with the willwoods?
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Originally Posted by curly View Post
Honestly, I think most of us are DIY'ers, so we'd want just the bracket. We all have our sources for cheap calipers and rotors, and that way instead of blowing a few hundred dollars all at once, we can spread it out over a few paychecks. Buy your brackets and rotor spacers, than the calipers, than the rotors and pads. Would miata stainless steel lines work with the willwoods?
My thought as well.

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I'm with these guys.
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Originally Posted by Miatamaniac92 View Post
My thought as well.

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ya I agree. Id rather just buy the brackets/lines off of you. Then you tell us the part # of the caliper to buy. That way I can leave it sit till I get more money later on. But ultimately the decision is up to you.
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You guys are killing his business model, if he does all the legwork and R&D he deserves to make a profit by piecing the kit together and selling it as a whole.
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Yes were killing the business plan, but I still don't have $750 in my pocket. I was just telling him what people will most likely ask for.
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I'm interested due to gay-*** pad taper.
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Interested, but wondering about how the rotor spacer will effect front offset (I can't add much more without rubbing (ricer)).
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Yeah good point. It would have to fit with Stock 15" wheels and 15" 6ULs. Otherwise I would probably not use it.
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We plan on doing just this. Just waiting for a little downtime, or the new bigger shop to do it. It is right up our ally with our current brake projects.
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It's the return of the FM Big Brake kit from 1997!
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