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Old 06-08-2017, 10:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Matt93SE View Post
There's also things like rotating and unsprung mass to consider when you only have 150whp and don't need HUGE brakes, just good brakes..
That was never a problem on my car unless I unplugged a couple of coilpacks.
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Old 06-08-2017, 10:19 PM
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Originally Posted by gills View Post
Good to know. Are you running Z32 uprights/knuckles? And would any of you like to keep e-brake functionality? I have no need for it.

Not for anything, rear Z32 rotors are pretty damn cheap (Centric premium high carbon). I want something bigger/wider and/or cooling as I have bad pad transfer in the rear often.

In addition to what you said, using rear Wilwood calipers would allow for the same pad shape front and rear. The pad is YUUUGE and cheaper than a Z32. And if you run same pad compound front and rear, rotating pads around will add even more to useable life.
I'm using gk tech rear knuckles. If I could have provisions for ebrake, I would really like it, but it's not 100% necessary. Definitely not important enough for the rotating weight penalty of z32 iron rotors. And with the gk tech knuckles if the rotors were z32 sized I should be able to come up with a dual caliper setup if I decide I want e-brake that much (I probably would considering it's "good weight" minus the unsprung portion as it would allow me to pull that much weight out of worse areas). Pad pricing is a factor, but not nearly as much as rotor pricing since nasa's hawk contingency program is so generous. I don't see ever paying for pads anyway, but more leftovers never hurt...

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