Rear 914-4 calipers with a spacer?

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Re: Rear 914-4 calipers with a spacer?

Post by supaninja » Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:51 pm

Nevermind, you need a rear caliper with a built in e-brake, wilwood makes a small 4 pot with built in e-brake.
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Re: Rear 914-4 calipers with a spacer?

Post by aircooledtechguy » Wed Feb 20, 2013 12:03 pm

The pistons are larger in diameter in the factory 914-6/Ferrari calipers giving the added braking over the 914-4 calipers. I WISH it were that easy. . .

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Re: Rear 914-4 calipers with a spacer?

Post by crankwalk » Wed Feb 20, 2013 8:50 pm

supaninja wrote:Nevermind, you need a rear caliper with a built in e-brake, wilwood makes a small 4 pot with built in e-brake.

I don't NEED a built in ebrake but I do need 3 inch bolt spacing and 20mm rotor gap in a skinny caliper that would hit the wheel.

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Re: Rear 914-4 calipers with a spacer?

Post by Type 4 Unleashed » Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:12 pm

crankwalk wrote:
supaninja wrote:Nevermind, you need a rear caliper with a built in e-brake, wilwood makes a small 4 pot with built in e-brake.

I don't NEED a built in ebrake but I do need 3 inch bolt spacing and 20mm rotor gap in a skinny caliper that would hit the wheel.

Ebrake not a real priority
I believe Ebrakes are required by law and there is even an issue with insurance.
You'll need to check the law for your state.

http://boards.answers.findlaw.com/index ... violation/

In Ca, I know of a city for revenue, that writes tickets if you don't have your wheels turned toward the curb, the street has a very slight grade.. :roll:
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Re: Rear 914-4 calipers with a spacer? (off-topic)

Post by jkftl » Mon Jun 24, 2013 5:25 pm

I need to reach 'crankwalk' to compare notes on his 308GT4 swap project. As he notes the calipers are SIMILAR to 914-6, but ports are in different places, requiring machining, even if you make spacers. I got lucky and scored a set of used GT4 calipers and had them redone. I need to get in touch with Jay Gilling on my project. Thanks

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Re: Rear 914-4 calipers with a spacer? (off-topic)

Post by Type 4 Unleashed » Wed Jun 26, 2013 2:37 am

jkftl wrote:I need to reach 'crankwalk' to compare notes on his 308GT4 swap project. As he notes the calipers are SIMILAR to 914-6, but ports are in different places, requiring machining, even if you make spacers. I got lucky and scored a set of used GT4 calipers and had them redone. I need to get in touch with Jay Gilling on my project. Thanks
Just call Eric Shea @ http://www.pmbperformance.com/catalog/i ... 786365.htm he has converted a number of Ferrari calipers, and has no problem answering questions.
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