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Can Anyone Id This Caliper/rotor Setup For Me?


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Yes Volvo 240 Girling calipers and bmw e21 vented rotors. Need e21 hubs as well. Should be an under 200 brake upgrade. Search the forum for Volvo brake upgrade.

1976 BMW 2002 Fjord Blue Ireland Stage II • Bilstein Sports • Ireland Headers • Weber 38 • 292 Cam • 9.5:1 Pistons • 123Tune Bluetooth 15" BBS

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looks like that car has some upgrades?  lots o pad left...just go out and hammer the brakes a few times to grind that rust off!


if purchasing shown vehicle, I would make sure the calipers are centered to the rotor, It looks to be mounted un-centered. would need spacer washers/shims between the caliper mount and kingpin to center correctly. Some people slot the mount tabs to have the caliper sit closer to the hub center or fill the mount holes and redrill for repositioning the caliper. this would allow full pad contact and not have that 3/16" pad hanging off the outside circumference of the rotor.

'77 only vented rotors with later e21 small hubs, can purchase the studs from a variety of sources: Turner, IE......

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Shake and bake baby when I open my eyes...


If you use those rotors, sand the rust off 'em or they'll thumpy thumpy thumpy until

your eyeballs fall out.


There will be a shiny spot under the pads, and that's the REAL problem.


Dang, that's some rust.  Coastal car.



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Thanks everyone,

yeah, the car has been my "driveway queen" in sunny/rusty Florida for the last 5 months.  will def get the rust off before driving.  Have fuzzy memories of the PO saying something about a brake upgrade from a known vender (I think Ireland) but I never looked into it.

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I would inquire. Fairly positive Ireland repositions the mount holes so you would not have the pad overhang as your setup shows. Might call Aardvark to see if Dave Varco's kit does the same thing.

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