ST185 Wilwood 6-piston front brake kit

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ST185 Wilwood 6-piston front brake kit

Postby dragstang86 » Sun Feb 16, 2014 6:27 pm

Would there be any interest in bringing back the 6-piston WIlwood front brake kits like what Rocketeer used to sell? I have one of the Rocketeer kits on my car and also have ties to WIlwood and have thought about looking into reproducing it if there is any interest.
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Re: ST185 Wilwood 6-piston front brake kit

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Re: ST185 Wilwood 6-piston front brake kit

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Re: ST185 Wilwood 6-piston front brake kit

Postby psipwrd » Mon Feb 17, 2014 8:45 am

The problem with Wilwood for me is the area circled in red, but CEIKA's clear my wheels with a few mm to spare.


CEIKA tried to sell me way more brake than I asked for. Once I free up some funds, I'll be looking to get the CEIKAs, otherwise, I'd have the wilwood 4pots by now.
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Re: ST185 Wilwood 6-piston front brake kit

Postby YerRandO » Mon Feb 17, 2014 5:46 pm

With two piece rotors? Yes please
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Re: ST185 Wilwood 6-piston front brake kit

Postby celicamonkey » Mon Feb 17, 2014 6:20 pm

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Re: ST185 Wilwood 6-piston front brake kit

Postby aus jd 2703 » Mon Feb 17, 2014 8:54 pm

let me start by saying I have the revolution kit and had 205 callipers before going the wilwood route as I didn't like the necessary modification's to run the 205 brakes.
ive done a few track days with hard sessions. I do run ducting to help and the revolution kit appears to be adequate, have temp stickers on the calipers and it never got the caliper temps over 150'c. I run ferrodo ds3000 pads and the bite is awesome and zero fade as expected they get better towards the end of the run....

from my experiences:
unless our going to run the W6A caliper or the TC6 ie the big pad calipers, there is no advantage to running the 6 over 4 piston wilwoods as the pads are the same size and the 4 are already verging on two much piston area. (long pedal travel).
if you want the 6 piston cool factor go nuts but performance wise the gains are minimal and its possibly worse depending on piston diameter selection.
oh and as for the differential piston bores I have no noticeable pad taper....
imo revolution kit, good pads and fluid and ull be fine for 90% of competition. and the 10% you wont have enough brakes for you would need a large budget so the AP kit would be the ideal option.
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Re: ST185 Wilwood 6-piston front brake kit

Postby ishmael.7 » Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:06 pm

How much would it cost.
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