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**DONOTDELETE**
09-23-2001, 08:33 PM
Is it possible to relocate the caliper to adapt larger rotors?

since im not going to be autoX-ing and wanted to upgrade the brakes, i was thinking of just getting some brembo rotors, endless pads and goodridge lines(?)...
but i would like to run larger rotors... possible?
what recommendations do you guys have other 300zx or gtR brake upgrades.
any help would be much appreciated.
thanks

projectsilvia
09-23-2001, 08:35 PM
you can machine your own adapter plates to hold the calipers farther out more, but get the rotor first to match it up, so you dont over do it

97 S14
09-23-2001, 08:37 PM
why do all that just to run stock calipers? Sounds like to me you should be thinking about getting stock 300ZX brakes... save a lot of time and probally be cheaper.

**DONOTDELETE**
09-23-2001, 08:39 PM
well im just wondering if i should even do that...
im pretty id be ok with a good set of rotors, pads and lines...
anybody running a setup withOUT upgrading the calipers?

Mav1178
09-23-2001, 09:16 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial[/img]quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Kouki:
Is it possible to relocate the caliper to adapt larger rotors?

since im not going to be autoX-ing and wanted to upgrade the brakes, i was thinking of just getting some brembo rotors, endless pads and goodridge lines(?)...
but i would like to run larger rotors... possible?
what recommendations do you guys have other 300zx or gtR brake upgrades.
any help would be much appreciated.
thanks<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Sounds like you want to run something like the AEM big brake upgrade for a Civic.

Word of advice: There's no need.

With a proper set of semi-metallic brake pads, and cross-drilled/slotted rotors, and a properly bled brake system, you'll have more than enough stopping power for street use.

If and when you go track racing (NOT autocross, NOT drag racing), you'll find that the size of the stock rotors might not cut it for you... but that's far beyond what you plan on doing, at least from what you've said.

-alex

**DONOTDELETE**
09-23-2001, 09:51 PM
thank you very much kind sir... http://www.freshalloy.com/

**DONOTDELETE**
09-23-2001, 10:22 PM
Interesting.....I am thinking about spacing the calipers out. I have 300ZX TT calipers and I was hoping to use Skyline discs, the standard discs and 300zx calipers are o.k. but i'm fitting a T3 and i'm probably going to have about 280 - 290 bhp so i'm looking for a bit more braking power.

StealthmodeS14
09-24-2001, 02:13 AM
I've said this a million times....as of right now I have stock callipers with Brembo X-drilled rotors, Axxis pads, and Goodridge steel lines at all four corners and the braking power is double that of stock. Although I do plan on upgrading to the 300z brakes when I go turbo, but this set-op now is fine for street http://www.freshalloy.com/

**DONOTDELETE**
09-24-2001, 04:15 AM
I have braided hoses and group n drilled front discs and EBC kevlar pads and I still get fade, this is my reason for trying to fit a larger diametre disc.

You also have to remember that I dont have a speed restrictor so the brakes heat up quite quickly at 140mph + http://www.freshalloy.com/

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BioSehnsucht
09-24-2001, 12:58 PM
You know, the 300ZX TT makes about as much power as you're aiming for, and uses only the 300ZX normal brakes.. perhaps you'd think w/ the lighter body of the 240 that you don't REALLY need all that? Maybe if you already have 300zx brakes, go get brembo rotors or something, for the 300zx.

projectsilvia
09-24-2001, 01:31 PM
relocating the calipers outwards a little, supposely makes some difference in stopping power... it would be really crazy, in for instances, the new option magazine, i believe september issue, with the 300zx fairlady relocated the calipers farther out in order to accomodate larger diameter rotors..

**DONOTDELETE**
09-24-2001, 03:45 PM
hay all what kind pads do yall use i've got 300zx tt calipers and cross drilled rotors all around i've herd these brands endless,ebc,axxis and vgx but what's the best i will be doing auto cross eventually if you could you list what pads you can get at which stores that would be great !!!!
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jeremy

p.s. do you know where i can get ss lines just for the rear of my 92'240sx i have ss lines for the 300zx front calipers but i just need 2 for the rear

[This message has been edited by AUSTIN240SX (edited 09-24-2001).]