Originally Posted by billdonna
Yup, just checked my pig and it's a casting. My bad! My concern was based on the mistaken assumption that the part was forged for extra strength.
But thanks for the correction.
No stress mate
Even if the OEM clamp was forged our clamp would still be extremely stonger, the bmw part has pockets on the under side leaving a 3.5mm wall thickness on the top face and then placing 3 holes for brake plumbing in there. Our clamp has bracing over the top, extra clamp area, 3 pinch bolts, corner radius everywhere, not to mention the fact the material we use is supplied by ThyssenKrupp Aerospace. The billet is certified to FLY