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PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 5:30 am 
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I'm going to go out on a limb and suggest that an excellent set of brake parts can be had for waaaay under $5000, and that "better" brakes tend to need less rather than more cooling ducting area.

Having said earlier that I like the rule proposal as is, I also see merit to a max rotor diameter limit by class. But please let's not make it more complex than that.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:14 am 
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After thinking on this and debating in my head. Max rotor size controlled by the wheel is good. Anything that would be reasonably priced and in a kit already out there for me uses rotors larger than 13”. I get an 18” wheel and let’s all remember that braking will end up being limited by tires and the ability for the tires to hold. So swept area, braking force blah blah is all still limited by the tires ability to stop on the surface. I’m guessing we can all lock the brakes now so all of our brakes are capable of out performing the tires.


What about this
1) no penalty for conversion to disc or alternate caliper/rotor combo on rear axle Provided solid rotor no larger than front or stock sized rear disc

2) 2% penalty for alternate brakes which consist of the following
A) rotors of ferrous material - 2 piece can be used with aluminum hat
B) calipers are free
C) all components must fit within the allowed wheel diameters
D) adaptor plates if used must be of ferrous or aluminum.
E) rotors can vented and solid or cross drilled and/or slotted

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:06 am 
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Isn't that essentially the same as this proposal, except that it doesn't limit # of caliper pistons?

Or is the "fit within" intended to prevent mutant brakes that extend inboard and out?


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:19 am 
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It looks like this discussion fits better in the thread in the rules section - so I'll hop over there.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:31 am 
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Agreed.


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