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Old 02-01-2018, 05:12 PM
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who makes the best off the shelf disc?

Who makes the best off the shelf discs? its for a conversion so they'll be getting re-drilled and centre bore.
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Old 02-01-2018, 05:57 PM
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I buy my discs from Brakeparts.. most brands stocked, but I try to use a recognised brand.
https://brakeparts.co.uk/

Really good in that u can get dimensions for disc dia, hub bore, pcd, offset etc., also cheap as they are trade suppliers. I’ve recently bought from them for my z32 calliper front end upgrade.
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Old 03-01-2018, 12:00 AM
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I've got to be particular to get the fit for what I want.

I want them to look right as well as perform well if possible! The latter being of primary concern.

My finances don't stack up to my primary option, £270 for hubs, £430 for ap discs, £30 for mounting bobbins, so £730. its something I can revisit if I've every feeling overly flush!
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Old 03-01-2018, 12:57 AM
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Hows the setup coming together now Jason?
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Old 03-01-2018, 09:12 AM
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After quit a bit of searching IMO the '84 non turbo z31 disk are the most viable option. They require no modification so just bolt on with a spacer to suit your caliper choice.
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Old 03-01-2018, 09:34 AM
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What do you mean viable?
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Old 03-01-2018, 12:32 PM
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'84 non turbo z31 disk
USA '84 NA - NOT UK versions...
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Old 03-01-2018, 12:41 PM
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The 84 NA Z31 US discs are four stud, unlike the other specs which are all five. They are the default choice in the various kits that use the Hilux/4Runner S12W calipers. They just need a 1/2” hub-centric spacer on top as the top hat of the disc is smaller than that of a standard Z disc. My FairladyZ has this front setup.
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Old 03-01-2018, 12:52 PM
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The Toyota calipers are heavy steel - right ?
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Old 03-01-2018, 12:58 PM
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I'm trying to put something together that

A: works without spacers
B: Has a large choice of discs in the UK
C: Is the right size to suit intended caliper(thickness and diameter)
D: doesn't increase the overall weight of a standard caliper and none vented disc

I've 93.2% worked it all out, tried a couple of cheap cheap discs.

I've got a couple of extra grey hairs though.
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Old 03-01-2018, 01:07 PM
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Sean - well yes - but then they don’t cost anywhere near is much as some fancy purpose-built performance calipers like Wilwood, AP etc.
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Old 03-01-2018, 01:31 PM
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I would use Brembo disc's or another good quality one Franky,

I brought a set of the Z31 US 4 stud disc's and they work out at over £100 imported with VAT etc etc, for my Toyota caliper conversion,
It was cheaper for me to find another disc to and machine it up to suit in the end, there still on a shelf in the garage

I cant remember what website I used but you can search for disc's with diameter,size and offset etc i used this to fond a replacement for the Peugeot disc
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Old 03-01-2018, 02:18 PM
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Samuri got AP Racing discs on 25mm vented

450 pound all in with postage from USA
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Old 03-01-2018, 03:46 PM
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Samuri got AP Racing discs on 25mm vented

450 pound all in with postage from USA
what size/spec of disc? a lot of the samuari's seem to be running range rover type calipers?

Thats a very expensive disc?
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Old 03-01-2018, 04:38 PM
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Hi Spec in Dartford are keen to do a set up, they just need a car to use.
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