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Old 05-09-2008, 02:52 AM   #1
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If anybody here has been wanting to do a big brake upgrade but has been on the fence, I have 8 pairs of Chikara Motorsports BBK adapters for sale. They will work on any 90-05 Miata, some parts will have to be bought from Chikara, or custom made.

I need them off my shelf so I will sell them for $250/pair shipped. New bolts come with each pair for attaching the Wilwood calipers to the brackets, basic instructions can be supplied (but they aren't really needed), and a list of what Wilwood calipers can be used with these.

The best part about these brackets is that they retain the factory caliper position. You can use any OE sport size style rotor instead of using a VW offset. PM me for more info.

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$250 for all 8 sets?
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$250 for all 8 sets?
I believe he means each pair for $250.
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250 a set? ouch.
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you can get a complete 1.8 swap for less and still run 15's.
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$250 for a set of brackets, and then I will still need to fab up additional parts??
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What brake lines fit these Wilwood calipers?
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Saw this same add on ebay a couple of weeks ago. I am interested in a set if the price was better than 250 for just brackets. I am sure if you lower the price a bit they will be gone in minutes. I don't remember which guys on here were trying to fab up a bracket to use different calipers, but why not pick up a set of these and just have these brackets copied and made cheaper for people to buy on here???

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If anybody here has been wanting to do a big brake upgrade but has been on the fence, I have 8 pairs of Chikara Motorsports BBK adapters for sale. They will work on any 90-05 Miata, some parts will have to be bought from Chikara, or custom made.

I need them off my shelf so I will sell them for $250 shipped. New bolts come with each pair for attaching the Wilwood calipers to the brackets, basic instructions can be supplied (but they aren't really needed), and a list of what Wilwood calipers can be used with these.

The best part about these brackets is that they retain the factory caliper position. You can use any OE sport size style rotor instead of using a VW offset. PM me for more info.
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$250 for a set of brackets, and then I will still need to fab up additional parts??
Ben,I purchased a set of theses caliper brackets off him already,there's no need for fabbing up parts,everthing is straight bolt-on.I think what he meant to say was,you have to gather up the rest of the pieces like the calipers,lines,rotors and pads.
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What brake lines fit these Wilwood calipers?
The lines are just your standard SS braided -4 female line.

The calipers & lines can all be purchased through Summit Racing,FM or Goodwin Racing or any Wilwood dealer for cheap.
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you can get a complete 1.8 swap for less and still run 15's.
You can still run 15's with this BBK,this kit uses the 10.6 sport brake rotors.
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Will these fit Wilwood billet Dynalite 4-piston calipers. Part number is 120-5005?
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Will these fit Wilwood billet Dynalite 4-piston calipers. Part number is 120-5005?
These caliper brackets are designed to fit all "billet Dynalite" calipers,they also fit the forged Dynalite too.As long as it's the "Dynalite series" it will fit.

The part # for the Wilwood calipers I'm currently using for my BBK is 120-5005.
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250 a set? ouch.
Goodwin Racing & FM want more for their caliper brackets.Monstermiata.com wants $650 for their caliper brackets!
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250 for a bracket?

well, rusman said he can get us brand new everything, including bigger carrado rotors, brake pads, calipers, SS lines, bracket all fab up for 700 or UNDER.

Chikara:
250 for brackets
320 for calipers
100 for SS lines
50 for rotors
50 for pads

thats way over the price rusman is offering, AND it uses the bigger rotor which will allow more friction surface area

not to mention, youll be paying extra shipping prices from companies to get some parts piece by piece. rusman will ship the whole deal.

if someone (like mkluak) said he could fab something up for less than a 100 for wilwoods, then we save ourselves 150 bucks.
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Tough crowd, when did this place become as brutal as miata.net? Thanks spike for covering the q&a for me. Check Chikara's site for pricing, not a huge bargain going on here but it is a deal non the less. The price has also dropped since they were introduced due to the dollar's changing on each side of the border.

The reason I'm selling these without lines/calipers/pads/lines/etc is because most people bitch about the price of a full kit and try to source out cheaper alternatives for the other parts. As spike said, Summit Racing is a great source for most of what's needed, if you have a hookup somewhere cheaper, then you're free to go that route instead.
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badboy88000,you have a point about price......but none of the other alternatives(Rusman & Mkulak)have yet to materialize,so right now your choices are,(a)buy brackets that are already available,(b)spend your time & research and make your own brackets and hope they work,or(c)be a cheap **** and not do any of the above.
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These are aluminum if I recall... are they anodized or bare?
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These are aluminum if I recall... are they anodized or bare?
These are made from CNC billet steel & plated in a aircraft quality plating.

Billet steel is alot stronger and more rigid than the other caliper brackets currently available,which are made from billet aluminum.
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Al is lighter though.


Sorry, just wanted to add something negative myself.


This sounds like a pretty good deal though, I'd certainly would have entertained this offer when I was shopping around.
If they were any cheaper I'd redo my brakes just to be able to run wil's
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