Porsche Boxster Brakes
gregsj2 at home.com
Thu Sep 6 21:46:36 EDT 2001
BIRA has four brake kits for the Type 44. All require a 16in or 17in
For non-UFO cars
System 1: Boxster Monoblocs over 312x25mm Audi USA8 rotor - around $1000
System 3: 996 Monoblocs, over 314x30 mm Audi EuroA8 rotor - around
System 6: 996tt Monoblocs, over 993tt/GT-2 322x32mm rotor ring with BIRA
Hats - around $2000
Systems 1 and 3 have thousands of miles on them. Sys 6 will begin
testing this month on a couple of urS6s and an S4bt.
For UFO cars
Sys2UFO: 996 Monoblocs, over a 320x30mm directionally vented rotor:
probably around $1400
Sys2UFO will begin testing this month.
I have the largest and heaviest of the Type 44, a '91 20v Avant, I run
More questions? Check out http://www.bira.org
Have fun in Bali!
Gerard <gerard at poboxes.com> wrote:
>I'm sure we all know about BIRA big brake stuff where they supply big
>brake conversions using either the Porsche Boxster brakes or the 996
>brakes. I just want to know if anyone knows how effective the Boxster
>units are against those of the 996 if fitted onto a type-44 barge. What
>do 996 calipers cost these days from BIRA? Last time I heard, it was a
>few thousand for a front setup.
>I thought I'd throw this out there on the list so when I check my
>during my vacation in Bali then I will have at least some interesting
>reading. :) As opposed to tonnes of work related e-mail where they'll
>probably just be swearing at me! :(
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