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    Thread: RacingBrake MKV R32 4 Piston Caliper Replacement Teaser Pics

    1. Member Ryan E.'s Avatar
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      05-18-2012 12:42 PM #76
      Will do and thx Wiggles...
      Rigi Cola.


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      06-01-2012 03:27 PM #77
      Quote Originally Posted by Ryan E. View Post
      The Calipers use a M10 x 1.0 Banjo Fitting.

      So you'll need new fronts, but you would want to keep upgraded rears if you have them.

      I'd imagine if you're upgrading, you could sell your front brakes with those fresh lines included.

      **********

      Received more info today...

      Pad Update:
      below is the pad that will be used with the RacingBrake caliper.

      SPECS:
      FMSI (Friction Materials Standards Institute) Pad D#1149
      R32 FMSI #8519 = 63.8x19.3x116 (Width/Thickness/Length)
      RB460 FMSI #8259 (actual pad) = 60x16.5x139

      This pad is also used by Jeep and most any brake manufacture will have any compound you need (street/track).

      These pads will have a little more friction area compared to OEM.

      Quote Originally Posted by Mr_Peach View Post
      This is just me trying to wrap my head around FMSI numbers
      and how we might source pads (I don't want to be forced to always go back to RB for them).

      Found this page:
      http://www.brakepadscn.com/7-2-12-jeep-brake-pads.html

      S/N FMSI D Number FMSI Friction Number Make Model Location Year
      1552 D1149 8259 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE FRONT 2006-2007

      Even given the vehicle model info above, it's still challenging for me to find a selection of pads that I can tell for sure will fit.

      Carbothech Grand Cherokee SRT-8 Front* F: CT1149 2005-2010

      1521----------$166
      AX6-----------$183
      XP8-----------$201
      XP10----------$221
      XP12----------$243
      XP16----------$267
      XP20----------$294
      RP2-----------$267

    3. 06-09-2015 10:05 PM #78
      BUMP
      .:R32T, Stock Internals
      PT6265, SRI, 268/272, UM Tune @ 15PSI

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