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 Post subject: Re: coreys el xr6 turbo
Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:16 pm 
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It'll be interesting with yours as anyone who looks at it will think it's a bona fide EL GT or FBT setup.

 

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 Post subject: Re: coreys el xr6 turbo
Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:12 pm 
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Yes it will be a tricky one to work out for most people .as far as I know I'm the only one so far that's made a bracket and adapted the c4 caliper to stock machined ef el stub uprights.

I took it for a drive and it works great,brakes a lot better than the au2 calipers.

I gave the pasenger side extra clearance around 1-2mm and now the top of the caliper just rubs on the rim .I should be able to file the caliper to make it clear .

The drivers side is fine no rubbing at all . From what I can see it won't affect the caliper filing a 1-2 mm flat spot as its rubbing away from where the pistons are so if was to file too much it won't cause a leak .

 

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 Post subject: Re: coreys el xr6 turbo
Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 1:31 am 
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. . . . Actually forgot to reply to this thread.

There was someone on AFF a while ago chasing brackets for C4 calipers to fit an AU - they didn't get any, so I think they were going to sell them - good opportunities to pick up the calipers on the cheap when you know you can make the brackets.

I wonder why the C4's would brake better than AUII ones? The pistons are the same size in both, and I'd guess the AUII pads would be bigger.

You've seen my pics as to how much I've taken off AUII calipers to fit under 15" alloys. Just need to be careful you're not taking off the main strength areas, the dogleg for the outer pad, etc.
I've seen some UPC setups where they've machined heaps off VE calipers to clear rims.

 

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Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:05 pm 
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Nice work on those uprights/brakes man.

 

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