Bolt on Big Brake Kit For around 300$.

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why does it look so bad like there is a huge non contact area on the picture posted above somewhere.

I'm on cobra breaks, and I have made them fade at the track. All the talk about cross drill being no good.. Why are all porsches, and even my IS-F drilling rotors? Looks? Are you 100% sure on this?
 

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why does it look so bad like there is a huge non contact area on the picture posted above somewhere.

I'm on cobra breaks, and I have made them fade at the track. All the talk about cross drill being no good.. Why are all porsches, and even my IS-F drilling rotors? Looks? Are you 100% sure on this?
Unless they are forged that way. Yes. Google the question.
 

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I just installed this setup on my soarer and everything bolted up perfect but my wheel (17x8 +35) would not clear the spokes.does anyone know if na mkiv fronts will clear? Or maybe sawblades with a 5mm spacer?
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Unless they are forged that way. Yes. Google the question.
all rotors are cast andthe holes are drilled afterwards. no rotors are cast with holes, this would be virtually impossible. drilled holes are simply chamfered to minimize stress. and yes, oem drilled rotors will certainly crack from the holes.
 

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I cannot seem to find these on eBay anymore! IF anyone can help Id appreciate it. Some are listed as 00-06 calipers are these still the right ones?
 

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Anyone have the part number for the caliper fitting for the brakeline? Seems mine didn't come with a 90* off the caliper, just a threaded hole...
 

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Mine was the same. I re-used the stock banjo bolt and fitting on the stock brake lines but they seemed too short or too kinked and I couldn't reattach the small 2-bolt bracket that mounts to the hub/knuckle. I ziptied the bracket and bled the brakes enough for a quick test drive before replacing with Goodridge lines. Same thing on those, a banjo bolt and fitting that will thread into the Merc calipers. They're a little longer than stock lines so I was able to put the factory brackets/clips back in place. I found the brake lines were the only confusing part of this mod, but in the end it worked out for me.
 

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Thanks for the input, I have a set of DM lines waiting to go on so that solves that problem nicely.
 

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Dm also sells some longer brake lines that are used with the cobra bbk. Used those on my friends car and everything bolted up.
 

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Hey guys I'm sorry if I ask a question people have asked but what rotor fits with the sclass calipers that would with 18x9.5 rims with a +22 offset


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What pads are you using?

Oem Mercedes pads usually don't squeak.

If they were new maybe you didn't break them in properly?
 

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im having this problem. Care to explain and give some part numbers. your post was a big vague.
MB had so many complaints about brake squeals with the S series they issued a voluntary recall to have this redesigned brake shims added to the calipers.

I have tried two different brand brake pads now stoptech and ceramic power and have had issues with both.
 

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I have autozone ceramic pads and im sure i broke them in properly.i even cross hatched the rotors again with and rotor hone tool and still had it. Im going to give these a shot. Hatter did theses do the trick, any rehoning of the rotors again or different pads?
 

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To answer your question i didn't do a thing when i installed the shims, I just pulled the pads greased the shims and reinstalled the pads and so far they are as quite as can be.
 

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figure I'll share mine. got the calipers for about 70 shipped. rotors were about 130. new seals and boots were 25. new braided lines were 54. new washers were 17 for qty10. powder coat was about 100. silver matalic with clear. and just threw on 8 dollar brembo decals. hub centrics were 12. see pics.
I'm probably going to tackle this after I'm done with my 1uzfe swap this summer.
 

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I've just done the same mod, including the rear's

Front S500 Calipers + R350 Rotors
Rear Evo 5-9 Calipers + Wrx sti rotors (fits handbrake drums without modifications)

Fits my Borbet A Rims without problems (17" 8.5 ET10 up front and 10 ET15 in the rear)

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The new calipers weighs just a bit less than the original caliper, only the new rotors are ridiculously heavy!
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I see that OP stated that brakes would not clear with xxr521 18x10 +25 but would it be possible using spacers?
 

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Anyone know where I can find new o-rings for the calipers? I took mine apart and the rebuild kit I ordered didn't include them. The MBZ dealer said they can't get them either.
 

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Anyone know where I can find new o-rings for the calipers? I took mine apart and the rebuild kit I ordered didn't include them. The MBZ dealer said they can't get them either.
whoops i missed your post - which o rings?

i love this mod btw because it makes finding decent brake pads way better ;) i gotta do it when i get my mkiii
 

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if you are talking about the seals, you should be able to get new universal ones from any auto shop. You just need to measure the pistons to get the right size.
 

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rockauto and any parts store sells them as a caliper repair kit but other than that anything else is going to be included in a brake hardware kit on top of it... usually banjo washers arent included in any of the kits only in reman calipers.
 

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Sorry, I didn't clarify which ones. I'm not referring to the seal for the pistons. There are small o-rings where the fluid runs through each side of the caliper.
 

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if it's an oring, that you can just buy one from a parts store that's the correct size.

is it the small one in this picture? This is a "caliper repair kit" from rockauto, costs $3.75