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CuStOm
12-29-2006, 12:20 AM
I currently have a STaSIS 1st generation (aka Brembo Gran Turismo) 13" BBK that FINA4 put on the car. Here's some pics of the kit.

http://www.audizine.com/gallery/data/500/2504IMG_5765.JPG
http://www.audizine.com/gallery/data/500/2504IMG_5768.JPG

I need to get new rings or new rotors up front.
The research that I have done tells me that my current rotors are Brembo Gran Turismo rotors at 332mm x 32mm. The calipers that I have are off of a 2001 S8. If you disagree with any of this, please educate me.....

I have a couple questions about replacement paths:
Where can I get authentic Brembo replacement rings so I can reuse my existing hats?

Does anyone have experience with RacingBrake.com? They have THESE (http://www.racingbrake.com/332x32mm_p/13051-211k-b.htm) replacement rotor rings that seem like a good deal and are direct replacements for Brembo two piece rotors. They even come with new hardware.

The S8 (caliper donor car) came with 245mm rotors just like the B6 S4. What are the odds of me being able to fit ECS Tuning Slotted S4 rotors on my car? The added rotor diameter would yield a distance from axle center to rotor edge of only 6.5mm. At first glance it looks doable but I have not removed the current setup and taken measurements. Would the 2mm LESS rotor thickness be an issue?

Do I have any other options?

Thanks in advance for your assistance. Especially you, Jeremy. ;)
Cheers
Keith [race]

BremboGuy
01-02-2007, 09:04 AM
The rotors you show in the photo are Brembo's newest type V slotted discs. You wont find a better disc than that anywhere.

Yes, there will be cheaper alternatives, but they need to be less than half of the price to even be considerable for value. (not taking actual performance into consideration) The Brembo discs, if properly matched with a quality pad, will out perform and out last anyone else’s discs by at least two times.

Brembo's metallurgy and manufacturing quality put them on another level when it comes to discs. The discs used in Brembo Gran Turismo kits are the same as they use in all top level professional racing series.

Jason@STaSIS
01-02-2007, 05:28 PM
I'm with Gary on this one - we can supply you with the genuine Brembo replacement discs intended and designed for that kit.

You would certianly give up performance using a cheaper disc. The Alcon and Brembo discs are of a different quality (metallurgy, machining, balance) than the lower cost alternatives out there. We typically see 2-3 times the service life using a quality disc and pad on our floating hat s for Audi street cars.

Let us know if you have any questions.

CuStOm
01-02-2007, 05:43 PM
I'm with Gary on this one - we can supply you with the genuine Brembo replacement discs intended and designed for that kit.

You would certianly give up performance using a cheaper disc. The Alcon and Brembo discs are of a different quality (metallurgy, machining, balance) than the lower cost alternatives out there. We typically see 2-3 times the service life using a quality disc and pad on our floating hat s for Audi street cars.

Let us know if you have any questions.

Thanks Jason. I've been emailing with your mister Alex and he thinks he has found a part number. If your sure you know the exact one maybe you can validate with him.
Thanks!
[az]

jeremy@matrix
01-02-2007, 05:45 PM
The rotors you show in the photo are Brembo's newest type V slotted discs. You wont find a better disc than that anywhere.

Yes, there will be cheaper alternatives, but they need to be less than half of the price to even be considerable for value. (not taking actual performance into consideration) The Brembo discs, if properly matched with a quality pad, will out perform and out last anyone else’s discs by at least two times.

Brembo's metallurgy and manufacturing quality put them on another level when it comes to discs. The discs used in Brembo Gran Turismo kits are the same as they use in all top level professional racing series.

Hi Keith, Gary, Jason,

What Gary and Jason stated is true; get the Brembo's, don't go for the cheap copies. Let us know how we can help.

CuStOm
01-02-2007, 06:07 PM
Hi Keith, Gary, Jason,

What Gary and Jason stated is true; get the Brembo's, don't go for the cheap copies. Let us know how we can help.

You can put them together for me. [:p]
Alex at STaSIS mentioned they had to be sent in to be replaced as there is some vodoo to the ring replacement procedure, can you guys do it to reduce my turn around time? Thanks for chiming in.....

CuStOm
01-02-2007, 07:12 PM
Well....I did a little digging in the garage storage attic and found the original Brembo boxes that the rotors came in from STaSIS. Thankfully they had the Brembo part number on them!
09.9227.12 (Left)
09.9227.22 (Right)
80.1043 (Brembo Hat part number, I obviously have a STaSIS Hat)

From the 2007 Brembo Nascar Parts and Applications Catalog (http://www.brembo.com/NR/rdonlyres/5172DECC-48A6-468B-9464-66ADF6CFA7E6/5945/CatNascarUSA.pdf)
http://home.comcast.net/~kereams/Brembo_Discs.bmp

From the HRPWorld Catalog (http://www.hrpworld.com/client_images/files/39_85.zip)
http://home.comcast.net/~kereams/BRP_World_Rotors.bmp

So the brakes are obviously 328mm X 32mm (12.9") rotors. At least I now know definitely what the existing rotors are.

jeremy@matrix
01-03-2007, 02:16 PM
You can put them together for me. [:p]
Alex at STaSIS mentioned they had to be sent in to be replaced as there is some vodoo to the ring replacement procedure, can you guys do it to reduce my turn around time? Thanks for chiming in.....

Unfortunately they have changed their policies Keith. Only STaSIS can install the new rotors on the hats due to liability reasons. Sorry!

CuStOm
01-03-2007, 06:11 PM
Unfortunately they have changed their policies Keith. Only STaSIS can install the new rotors on the hats due to liability reasons. Sorry!
We'll isn't that a poopy situation. No worries....has to happen. Thanks