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Old 02-26-2007, 01:04 AM
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Yeah... it's 16 Inches... What's the big deal...?

That's right guys.

Sixteen Inches.

Brembo's new 6 Piston caliper has now been mated to a 405mm rotor, and is applied to the following cars:

BMW:
E60 M5 and E63/E64 M6

Range Rover

Mercedes:
CL Class and S Class Including S65 AMG,

Porsche:
Cayenne

The six piston caliper is available in all the standard colors (Red, Black, and Silver) plus a new color - Yellow!

Contact us for the best pricing on Brembo Systems!

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Old 02-26-2007, 07:33 AM
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1. Will it fit the M6's standard wheels?
2. What's the cost?
3. What are the advantages over OEM? Not "seat of your pants*," but tested differences, please.

*It has to be a lot better because I just dropped $5500 on the new brakes = "seat of your pants."
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Old 03-15-2007, 05:52 AM
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Old 03-15-2007, 08:43 PM
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1. Will it fit the M6's standard wheels?
2. What's the cost?
3. What are the advantages over OEM? Not "seat of your pants*," but tested differences, please.

*It has to be a lot better because I just dropped $5500 on the new brakes = "seat of your pants."
Good questions! Sorry for the delay in answering.

1) As far as I know, no! You'll need 20" wheels as far as I know. The stock brakes are 373mm and fill up the wheels nicely. So I don't think 405mm would fit under the wheel, much less the massive caliper which sticks out over an inch beyond the rotor.
2) Please inquire via phone, PM, or email
3) Brembo doesn't release test results on any of their systems, despite the fact that they do extensive testing on each system. If you ask them for "tested specs" on their systems, they chuckle at you, and tell you that they are the best in the industry, and that race teams know this and don't require specs. I was a little taken aback when our Brembo rep told us this, but he came back and told me that they promise a 20-30% decrease in stopping distance and a 20-30% increase in cooling efficiency, with a 20-30% decrease in brake fade. That's really all the information made available to the public.

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Old 03-15-2007, 08:55 PM
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Do you a kit for 8 piston kit for m6? Can you PM with some pricing please?

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Zhanna, right? I saw you driving by our shop on Tuesday, near the Riverside shopping mall. You should drop by sometime

They don't make an 8 piston - only the 6 piston, which is newer and better Would you still like pricing?

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Old 03-16-2007, 01:47 AM
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Zhanna, right? I saw you driving by our shop on Tuesday, near the Riverside shopping mall. You should drop by sometime

They don't make an 8 piston - only the 6 piston, which is newer and better Would you still like pricing?

JL
Yes, I would like to have some pricing for the kit. I'm sorry this isn't Zhanna too.
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he came back and told me that they promise a 20-30% decrease in stopping distance
That is one thing I can not believe. The M5/M6 already stop impressively short from 60 or 70mph (<160 ft from 70mph). Even a 10% decrease puts it shorter than any production car that I know of. A 30% decrease = < 112ft from 70mph. I don't think even formula 1 can do that. Their incredible braking comes from the downforce assist at 200mph which isn't much of a factor < 70mph.

Maybe the Brembo 30% number comes from a BBK for a Toyota Echo for which if I recall, the factory stopping distance from 70mph was over 220 feet (C&D numbers). BTW, stopping 60 feet shorter, the M6 misses something that the Echo slams 35-40mph into!!!!!

Given most modern braking systems, the best way to decrease stopping distances is with better tires.

One thing I agree that a BBK and track pads are needed for is extended track sessions. Other than that, they are just for bling.
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That is one thing I can not believe [20%-30% decrease in stopping distance]. The M5/M6 already stop impressively short from 60 or 70mph (<160 ft from 70mph). Even a 10% decrease puts it shorter than any production car that I know of. A 30% decrease = < 112ft from 70mph. I don't think even formula 1 can do that. Their incredible braking comes from the downforce assist at 200mph which isn't much of a factor < 70mph.

Maybe the Brembo 30% number comes from a BBK for a Toyota Echo for which if I recall, the factory stopping distance from 70mph was over 220 feet (C&D numbers). BTW, stopping 60 feet shorter, the M6 misses something that the Echo slams 35-40mph into!!!!!

Given most modern braking systems, the best way to decrease stopping distances is with better tires.

One thing I agree that a BBK and track pads are needed for is extended track sessions. Other than that, they are just for bling.
I agree. Utter I also agree that the tyres are a key after you've got optimum brakes (and even before then). The stopping distances in my Dodge Dually are truly awesome. But that is because of the huge tyre patch on the road.
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I'd be getting them just for the I guess, since I never really drive fast enough to even NEED brakes!

Now to decide on a color.

Black? Nah... boring.
Silver? No way. Silver is for people with wood dash trim!
Red? Overdone!
Yellow? WE HAVE A WINNER!
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I'd be getting them just for the I guess, since I never really drive fast enough to even NEED brakes!

Now to decide on a color.

Black? Nah... boring.
Silver? No way. Silver is for people with wood dash trim!
Red? Overdone!
Yellow? WE HAVE A WINNER!

Excellent - Shall I make you up an invoice?
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