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      11-13-2012, 01:30 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by aus View Post
Why are you concerned about weight savings when it comes to brakes?
You WANT some mass there to give more thermal capacity.
The same reason for light weight wheels. Lowered unsprung weight impacts handling and acceleration. I think the weight savings from BBK's comes more from the calipers and the centers of the rotors and less from the clamping portion of the rotor.
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