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Old 12-23-2004, 06:59   #1 (permalink)
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AUII XR8 rotors

I was just wondering if this part number for DBA rotors was correct for a AUII XR8 with the tickford premium brakes on it.

(Fronts)
4507A
4507B

everyone i ring gives me a new number, even DBA gave me the wrong number
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Old 12-23-2004, 17:10   #2 (permalink)
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Re: AUII XR8 rotors

the premium brakes require a 287mm rotor, for them you got a couple of choices :
4000Gold, 4400, 5000:
4502, from what i find,

check it urself:
http://www.dba.com.au/dba_catalogue_...4000_index.htm
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Old 12-23-2004, 21:31   #3 (permalink)
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Re: AUII XR8 rotors

phase4, does the discs have the eclipse grooves as in the photo below? If so, you have 329mm rotors (premium) and not the 287mm (standard) discs.

Part No's 506 (available in slotted only, or slotted and X-drilled), and 4506 (4000 series [much better discs], available in slotted only) will fit the early AUII's with premium brakes. Does your AUII have the calipers mounted on the rearside (10 o'clock), or the frontside (2 o'clock) position when looking at the front right head on? The 506 and 4506 will fit the early AUII's with the caliper on the rearside, not sure if they'd fit the later AUII's and all AUIII's (caliper on frontside) with premium optioned brakes, but I'm almost 100% sure they would.
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Old 12-23-2004, 23:30   #4 (permalink)
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Re: AUII XR8 rotors

Yeah I have the discs in the pic with the grooves, I thought they were 329mm. Yeah its an early AU II with the calipers at the back. So the part no. is 4506 and not 4507 ?
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Old 12-24-2004, 00:21   #5 (permalink)
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Yeah I have the discs in the pic with the grooves, I thought they were 329mm. Yeah its an early AU II with the calipers at the back. So the part no. is 4506 and not 4507 ?
Yes, part no. is 4506 for the 4000 series version, and 506 is for the standard version. The 4507 is the replacement for the rear of a AU T3 or a BA GT(-P) with the Brembo option. Go for the 4506 over the 506, price difference is about $50 more per disc for the 4506, but you get a much better disc. Below is a pic of the 4506 fitted to my TS50. Does the caliper position match?
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Old 12-24-2004, 01:40   #6 (permalink)
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Yeah thats where it is. Ok cheers heaps mate, its taken me about 2 weeks to get the part no. but now I can order them.

Cheers.

Ya wouldn't know a part no. for Ferodo TS2000 pads to suit ?
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Old 12-25-2004, 18:38   #7 (permalink)
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its taken me about 2 weeks to get the part no.
Less than 24hrs on FF and you have all the info.. he he.. glad to help.

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Ya wouldn't know a part no. for Ferodo TS2000 pads to suit ?
Sorry, can't help you with that. Heard good things about the Ferodo TS2000 pads, might give them a shot. I currently have Lucas pads on the front and can't wait to get rid of them. I'll be going back to Bendix Advance next change as they've been good for the everyday driving I do. If you do get the TS2000 pads, let us know part no, price and your thoughts on them.
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Old 12-25-2004, 21:36   #8 (permalink)
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No worries will do, cheers for your help.

Ill be getting the TS2000's and 4506's in about 2 weeks due to everybody shutting down over christmas, ill give a report and some pics when i get them.
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Rotors and pads should be in this week, I had to change the pads last week because they were rooted and I noticed I have acually worn the grooves off the rotors ill post pics when I fit the new ones hopefully this weekend.
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let us all know if the combo that you picked works well
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