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Old 09-30-2009, 01:13 AM   #466
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Dan Sikes Norris machine in Houston made mine (713) 644-1428. I paid $65?
One off isn't as cheap as a full run.
I originally made my own bracket.The bracket was too thin. It flexed a bit.It was ugly also.
I had a 4 Piston Brembo before the 6 piston Tokico. The specs are a little better for the Tokico but it justs a whole lot better stopping and feel wise.



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Old 09-30-2009, 03:49 AM   #467
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I found the Vesrah VD 349 JL pads worked better than the EBC s.

Cheaper and thicker too. Just like me.

If you have trouble bleeding the brakes try wedging all the pistons/ pads right back in before you start - it worked for me.
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Old 09-30-2009, 04:31 PM   #468
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New adapters update

OK here is the deal. I found my old friend and he is, not only alive, but good to make up a batch of maybe 9 or 10 adapters. They won't be black anodized like HPM's but other than that they should be pretty much the same.
He also mentioned that he can order the hex bolts to go with them.

Price wise I think it should still be in the $30 range with out bolts.

He also needs to order the 6061 stock so it will be a about a week for the set up.

I'm Keeping 2 (a spare seems like a good idea to me) 1 for herb28, that leaves about 6 more if you want one. If you are interested let me know and I'll add you to the waiting list.
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Old 10-01-2009, 06:36 AM   #469
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OK here is the deal. I found my old friend and he is, not only alive, but good to make up a batch of maybe 9 or 10 adapters. They won't be black anodized like HPM's but other than that they should be pretty much the same.
He also mentioned that he can order the hex bolts to go with them.

Price wise I think it should still be in the $30 range with out bolts.

He also needs to order the 6061 stock so it will be a about a week for the set up.

I'm Keeping 2 (a spare seems like a good idea to me) 1 for herb28, that leaves about 6 more if you want one. If you are interested let me know and I'll add you to the waiting list.
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Old 10-02-2009, 09:47 AM   #470
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Put down for one. PM me with the final details when ready.
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Old 10-04-2009, 06:28 AM   #471
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Sponge

I'll pop for one as well, seems like good upgrade to add to my winter project list. Let me know the details, if paypal works for you it's good for me.

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Old 10-26-2009, 09:23 AM   #472
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any update sponge?



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OK here is the deal. I found my old friend and he is, not only alive, but good to make up a batch of maybe 9 or 10 adapters. They won't be black anodized like HPM's but other than that they should be pretty much the same.
He also mentioned that he can order the hex bolts to go with them.

Price wise I think it should still be in the $30 range with out bolts.

He also needs to order the 6061 stock so it will be a about a week for the set up.

I'm Keeping 2 (a spare seems like a good idea to me) 1 for herb28, that leaves about 6 more if you want one. If you are interested let me know and I'll add you to the waiting list.
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Old 10-26-2009, 07:04 PM   #473
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I wonder if this thread has affected the demand and thus the market value of the appropriate used calipers on ebay?

The nerd inside me enjoys thinking about these sorts of small scale real world examples of more complex theories...

p.s. way to go sponge helping everyone out!
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Old 11-24-2009, 09:13 AM   #474
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since we haven't heard from sponge, i contacted a local machine shop with the diagram and got a quote. if i bought 30 of them they would be 25 not including bolts or shipping. i'd have to add a few bucks to cover my pain and suffering.

somehow i doubt 30 people would be interested. i'll wait and see if there's an onslaught of PMs.
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Old 01-25-2010, 02:39 PM   #475
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i thought i'd bring this back up and see if the new year had brought any more interest than there was previously.
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Old 01-26-2010, 06:02 PM   #476
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Old 01-27-2010, 12:46 AM   #477
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I wonder if this thread has affected the demand and thus the market value of the appropriate used calipers on ebay?
Absolutely. After Solo got his Nissin caliper from eBay for I think $10, I got mine months later at $15
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Old 01-27-2010, 04:14 AM   #478
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glad to see this thread is still alive!

If someone was to do a run of adapters, I'd sy to adverstise them over on BMWMOA... lot's of GS'es (who made be scarded of ADVR) over there.,....
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Old 01-27-2010, 05:32 AM   #479
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working on a batch of 10

working on a batch of 10 off the designed ..but a little better
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Old 01-27-2010, 06:36 AM   #480
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glad to see this thread is still alive!

If someone was to do a run of adapters, I'd sy to adverstise them over on BMWMOA... lot's of GS'es (who made be scarded of ADVR) over there.,....
You might also consider advertising them in the Airheads mag as well.

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