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    Caliper adaptors

    Would alloy adaptors be up to the job or should steel be the only option?

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    IMHO steel :D

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    steel would be my prefered choice but i didnt know if a strong alloy would be on par with steel regarding strength and durability?!

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    There's nothing wrong with aluminium.... It's light and very strong.... Canary Wharf is built out of it.... So I'm sure it is more than capable of holding your calipers on....lol

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    lol...very true!

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    These are on mine..... Can't beat a bit of billet....lol It won't rust neither....

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    nice set up there mate :-) im undecided whether to go for boxster S or 996 Turbo calipers but i can only find alloy adaptors for the 996 Turbo where as the boxster adaptors seem to be steel?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by R500LOW View Post
    nice set up there mate :-) im undecided whether to go for boxster S or 996 Turbo calipers but i can only find alloy adaptors for the 996 Turbo where as the boxster adaptors seem to be steel?!
    The Boxster S fronts are 996 calipers mate....Brackets from Creation Motorsport.... I have these on my other whip a Boxster S...lol

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    The brackets I've made before have been steel,
    this is more down to peace of mind,
    brakes to me should be as strong as the can be, but a well designed good grade of alu brackets will be fine
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    Alloy brackets (if made right) are fine... these are my Badger5 brackets and braided hoses I use on my AP Racing 4 pots..



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    Quote Originally Posted by cecilthesausage View Post
    The Boxster S fronts are 996 calipers mate....Brackets from Creation Motorsport.... I have these on my other whip a Boxster S...lol
    Thanks for the replies all.

    996 turbo calipers look slightly different than the boxster S/996?

 

 

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