Thread: 8 Piston BBK
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      11-20-2012, 06:48 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by swamp2 View Post
I echo the comments above. Brakes are not really complex but are probably the most important safety feature on your car. In addition I can almost guarantee 400mm rotors will not fit 19" wheels, let along 18". My Brembo 380mm rotors actually have some slight intermittent scraping on my wheels.
+1 - brakes are one area where you should NEVER "go cheap"!

Also, adding an 8-p caliper with 400 mm rotors will most likely significantly increase the front unsprung weight - something you don't want!

Stick with Brembo, AP, Alcon, PFC or ST if you actually need a BBK...
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