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to put FC turboII calipers on my NA6C i need 94-97 rotors, FC calipers (arn), custom caliper adapter bracket. right? i need to know if the brake lines match up and if its possible to run with stock wheels or 15+ and if the calipers do not like low offset wheels. or if they are just plain sucky and dont stop well. im about to buy some calipers, cuz i have a friend that can fabricate me some at his shop. i wanna run sportmaxx 002's with them (15x8 +0).

someone on roadster drift mention i should scrape off the fins on the FC calipers and use wheel spacers, he also mention the sport brake rotors instead of the 94-97. which rotors should i run (10in or 11in)? thanks if you can help.

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**** man, can't help you, you already know more about it than I do :lol:

Just noticed the other day when I had my front left wheel off, how easy it is to remove the brake caliper and how easy it would be to make an adapter and run bigger rotors...
 

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thanks a lot Sirnixalot, that second picture really helps to show me how big the bracket is that i need to make, so it is the 01 sport brakes, which is 02+ standard brakes i believe.

i hope they fit under the sportmaxx 002, but if they dont then a wheelspacer should make it all possible, i didnt wanna run wheelspacers, but i could run some smaller ones. some people say it diminishes the handleing, but i dont have experience with them.

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Hey, Bill how much did the Panache kit run you? THey dodn't have prices on their site. ALSO how much did the additional parts cost you to put it together?
Buried in the first paragraph, it says $650 for the kit.

In addition to that...

$548 Wilwood rotors (2) 160-7099 (R) & (2) 160-7100 (L)
http://tinyurl.com/kdhng & http://tinyurl.com/glhfk

$350 Wilwood front calipers (2) 120-6806R
http://tinyurl.com/oapvv

$95 Hawk Pads (2) HWK-HB100F-480 (front) & (2) HWK-HB158F-515 (rear)
http://tinyurl.com/lakmg & http://tinyurl.com/h9o25

$50 salvaged FC rear calipers (2)
 

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careful with just bolting up calipers from other cars with different size rotors. (not speaking about the panache kit as I don't know it, but in general)

when you change rotor size you also change clamping leverage which changes brake bias. Also, if you use other calipers, you'll want to make sure the car it came off has a similar sized master cylinder.

What is your goal with moving to bigger brakes? Are you experiencing brake fade? If you are trying to get shorter stop distances, you should look elsewhere. Moving away from the stock brakes won't get that for you.

Sorry if that was off topic...
Matt
 
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