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Old 02-09-2007, 02:23 PM   #1
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New Rotors

My car needed new rear pads /rotors and with all the driving lately they have been on the metal for a couple days. So I whipped up some new pattern rotors this afternoon. The straight groves were a little plain. With the ramp at the ends it is an tricky spline rather than ramp.



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2.0 GOOSE 500whp + 8500rpm = 11.06 @125 E85
Viggen 439whp / 447tq 12.43 @114 on Gt2871.64, (Now 511whp Gt3076)
Nordic E85 9-3 SS Aero 320hp / 350ftlbs
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Old 02-09-2007, 02:24 PM   #2
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Looks awesome, wish i had a CNC machine.
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jesus man. you talk about creating a brand new brake rotor like i talk about making a damn grilled cheese sandwich. (which i'm quite good at i might add)

they look great. how well do they work? will they become part of your catalogue?
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Old 02-09-2007, 03:07 PM   #4
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Not sure about the pattern / direction but looks different.
They will probably be a catalog part once we run them for a bit and get some stock built up.

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2.0 GOOSE 500whp + 8500rpm = 11.06 @125 E85
Viggen 439whp / 447tq 12.43 @114 on Gt2871.64, (Now 511whp Gt3076)
Nordic E85 9-3 SS Aero 320hp / 350ftlbs
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Wow... can't wait for these to be available.
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Wow that cnc machine looks incredible! What are the odds it could whip up some redrilled hubs for say...a c900?

Those brakes look great, thats awesome youre getting 9-3SS stuff out.
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With some seat time in the car driving it hard I have found a few places to improve it. There are some other cool parts on the car but we will talk about those when the time comes.

I really need to get on Hawk to get some HPS pads for these cars. They should have grip like factory, better heat resistance and lower dust. For now I hated to install stock pads.

On the c900 hubs you are better of using the cheap wheels that are available. 4 new hubs / bearings and all will be expensive in the limited numbers we need.
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2.0 GOOSE 500whp + 8500rpm = 11.06 @125 E85
Viggen 439whp / 447tq 12.43 @114 on Gt2871.64, (Now 511whp Gt3076)
Nordic E85 9-3 SS Aero 320hp / 350ftlbs
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Old 02-09-2007, 03:33 PM   #8
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How about grooving a set of 9000 brembo rotors?


I had your slotted ones on my 9-3 and really liked them.
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I really need to get on Hawk to get some HPS pads for these cars. They should have grip like factory, better heat resistance and lower dust. For now I hated to install stock pads.
Absolutely agreed...the HPS pads are pretty amazing. I ran the Porsche calipers with the OEM Textar pads for a little bit, then switched over to the Hawk HPS after a couple of days. The difference was amazing.
I think Hawk can do small-run custom pads for any config as long as you send them a stock pad. But I dunno about the pricing, though...
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sorry to go off topic but did u guys get any sets of the e-code front bumper strips for the 9-3 SS??
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holy shit i want!
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Not sure about the pattern / direction but looks different.
They will probably be a catalog part once we run them for a bit and get some stock built up.

LMFAO.........i'm sorry the brakes look nice but so small within those ch's.

You need these.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Bremb...ayphotohosting

It's a custom set for our 9-3 and 9-5. You should pick them up and put them on the viggen . Plus you could then copy the mounting brackets and produce that kit to offer along side the other big brake kit you got.



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Old 02-10-2007, 07:00 AM   #13
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These are the 11.5" vented rears.. Probably go with the 345mm Opel fronts. I also have a couple other ideas for larger front brakes on a budget For now we need lots more HP before the brakes are a problem.

I will probably do some for the 9000s and other applications that are not in the catalog.

Not sure on the strips. Mine came from the -03 linear shop car. Send an email to parts and I will look into it for you.
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Its all good. I was just having some fun. I saw that kit pop up on ebay at the start of the week and seeing the pic of the ch's with the brakes remeinded me of it.



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How about grooving a set of 9000 brembo rotors?


x2! I'd buy those!
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