Vw Type 3 Performance brakes

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Park83
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Vw Type 3 Performance brakes

Post by Park83 » 10th August 2018 - 6:38pm

Hi Guys,

Another one for you.

I want to upgrade my front brakes to a performance set of drilled discs and calipers. The only thing is I would like to keep 4 stud and not move to 5. So far any upgrade I have come across is for 5 stud.

Can anyone help please?

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Re: Vw Type 3 Performance brakes

Post by broady_6 » 10th August 2018 - 8:40pm

I think that's your lot, the only way to cure it is to run a set of adapters on the wheel to convert back to 4 stud
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Re: Vw Type 3 Performance brakes

Post by madmatt » 10th August 2018 - 9:54pm

what sort of size discs are you looking for vented discs are better than drilled.
does it matter if your wheels a moved out about 5/8mm

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Re: Vw Type 3 Performance brakes

Post by jmarkha1 » 10th August 2018 - 10:01pm

TAROX made a nice 6 piston front caliper and disc set for 4 stud cars
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Re: Vw Type 3 Performance brakes

Post by jmarkha1 » 10th August 2018 - 10:01pm

maybe they were 4 piston -
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Post by broady_6 » 10th August 2018 - 10:06pm

madmatt wrote:
10th August 2018 - 9:54pm
what sort of size discs are you looking for vented discs are better than drilled.
does it matter if your wheels a moved out about 5/8mm
Depends what you want, vented and drilled do two different things. Vented rotors are for cooling, drilled rotors at to take the face off the pad when it gets glazed as well as reducing the rotor mass
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Re: Vw Type 3 Performance brakes

Post by Kai » 11th August 2018 - 9:36am

Look at my thread if you want some 5 stud ideas.

For 4 stud you could looks at the transport t25 world and modify you front disc into a hub and slide a blank/redrilled disc over it.

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Post by madmatt » 11th August 2018 - 12:29pm

they are t3 transporters not t25 lol
that's why i asked about the width i machine down the disc or hub and slip a disc over the top.
on the rear of my t3 for instance the drums are replaced with 290 odd mm vented discs sourced from gm and ford cosworth calipers. i then machine down the hubs and make up the mounting brackets.
another starting point maybe mexican beetle hubs as the fronts are 2 piece or even mk2/mk3 rear i know the bearings are the same not sure if hubs same epytec.de do lots of options

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Post by broady_6 » 11th August 2018 - 1:13pm

T3 is the same as T25
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Re: Vw Type 3 Performance brakes

Post by Kai » 11th August 2018 - 2:19pm

T25 all the way for me.

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Re: Vw Type 3 Performance brakes

Post by Park83 » 14th August 2018 - 11:49am

Hi Guys, TAROX couldn't help...

I am looking for vented, grove and drilled discs, I will be rolling on 16 inch alloys. I want to get a full brake kit if possible but on the 4 stud? I do not think it will matter of the wheel moves out 5 to 8mm.

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Re: Vw Type 3 Performance brakes

Post by ghiafix » 14th August 2018 - 12:44pm

try calipers from BMW E21 323i and brakezylinder Porsche 944.

look here in German Forum:

https://www.generation-luftgekuehlt.de/ ... mse#p25389

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Re: Vw Type 3 Performance brakes

Post by Park83 » 14th August 2018 - 1:08pm

Thanks Bud,

Will keep digging.

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Re: Vw Type 3 Performance brakes

Post by madmatt » 14th August 2018 - 1:51pm

have you looked at kerscher
https://www.kerscher-tuning.de/index.php

if you want a bolt on 4x130 kit they are the only ones i can think of they do spaced standard calipers or 4 pot kit as the discs are custom they dont as far as i know widen the track which is nice.

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