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Old 01-06-2008, 10:00 PM   #41  
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Definitely not every turn!

Turn 1, Texas World Speedway CCW... 135mph down to around 75 Two seconds is probably the best case scenario, but I seriously gain all kinds of time with those brakes.

Or, Turn 15, TWS clockwise (other end of the above straightaway), same deal.
Thats cool, but I am sure it has ALOT to do with WHO you are out on the track with, you know...
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Only real pictures I have right now and with my winter wheels.




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Endless 6 piston, in a custom silver alumite coating, but not buffed. I did opt to have the hats polished

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First Setup:
STOPTECH 355mm Slotted ST60 Red
STOPTECH 328mm Slotted ST22 Red




New Setup:
Project Mu Racing Caliper Kit 6 Piston 355mm
Project Mu Racing Caliper Kit 4 Piston 345mm


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Great pics everyone!!! For those that can answer this... Think I'll have any problem running the following kit with the following wheels?

StopTech Front & Rear Kit
- 14" (355mm) ST-40 4-Pot Front
- 13" (328mm) ST-22 2-Pot Rear

Wheels: Work Meister S1 3-piece
Front Size & offset: 19x9.5 R Disk +24 offset
Rear Size & offset: 19x11 R Disk +36 offset
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Great pics everyone!!! For those that can answer this... Think I'll have any problem running the following kit with the following wheels?

StopTech Front & Rear Kit
- 14" (355mm) ST-40 4-Pot Front
- 13" (328mm) ST-22 2-Pot Rear

Wheels: Work Meister S1 3-piece
Front Size & offset: 19x9.5 R Disk +24 offset
Rear Size & offset: 19x11 R Disk +36 offset
Offset does not determine caliper clearance, pad type does. You need to find out what pad type you have. If these are Rickdogg's old wheels and looking at the fitment, it was, I doubt this BBK will clear. He had Rotora's and Rotora calipers are smaller than STOPTECH's. You should seriously print out the STOPTECH caliper clearance chart off their site and check yourself.
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you will need spacers for the front for sure. i have the same wheel upfront and have to run a 5mm spacer.

i'm pretty sure you will need spacers for the rear too - i'm putting mine on this weekend and i have a 11.5 + 22 A disk out back and i'm questioning if it's going to clear.
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Offset does not determine caliper clearance, pad type does. You need to find out what pad type you have. If these are Rickdogg's old wheels and looking at the fitment, it was, I doubt this BBK will clear. He had Rotora's and Rotora calipers are smaller than STOPTECH's. You should seriously print out the STOPTECH caliper clearance chart off their site and check yourself.
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you will need spacers for the front for sure. i have the same wheel upfront and have to run a 5mm spacer.

i'm pretty sure you will need spacers for the rear too - i'm putting mine on this weekend and i have a 11.5 + 22 A disk out back and i'm questioning if it's going to clear.
This is what I was afraid of. Rick informed me that these "will" clear a 14" BBK. However after my research, after I bought them , I don't think they will also. I'm not a fan of spacers also but if needed, and will work, I guess I will. What size spacer do you recommend?
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5mm for the front - i couldnt tell you until i mount the rears, but your rears are different than mine. the easiest way would be to goto the stoptech page and print out their diagram. and take of a rear wheel and measure to see if it will clear
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5mm for the front - i couldnt tell you until i mount the rears, but your rears are different than mine. the easiest way would be to goto the stoptech page and print out their diagram. and take of a rear wheel and measure to see if it will clear
Would be easy but kinda difficult when I'm in Kuwait & my car is in Colorado.
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Would be easy but kinda difficult when I'm in Kuwait & my car is in Colorado.
have somebody do it for you :0
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to the op, great idea bro!
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have somebody do it for you :0
Once again... Easier said than done.
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Offset does not determine caliper clearance, pad type does. You need to find out what pad type you have. If these are Rickdogg's old wheels and looking at the fitment, it was, I doubt this BBK will clear. He had Rotora's and Rotora calipers are smaller than STOPTECH's. You should seriously print out the STOPTECH caliper clearance chart off their site and check yourself.
actually both offset and pad type can determine brake clearance, because not all wheels have an option of multiple pad heights for a given offset.

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I'm not understanding the mathmatics behind all of this.
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Scott..those look nice..what is the delivery time for those??
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Project MU Racing Caliper BBK

6 Pot Racing Caliper 355 Front
4 Pot Racing Caliper 332 Rear

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actually both offset and pad type can determine brake clearance, because not all wheels have an option of multiple pad heights for a given offset.
So true, it does vary on the brand of the wheels but majority of the wheels we offer have a specific pad type face. I guess the lower-end brands don't really do. I was suggesting to RobertK to find out what kind of pad type he has as I'm not too familiar with Work wheels.
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I hear ya - it atually has nothing to do with low end or high end. It's something specific wheels have or don't have.

He will definitely need front spacers. I can't say on rears as I've never sold/used that size

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