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Old 10-11-2018, 06:09 PM
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I changed all the wheel hubs today. Night and day difference in humming noise. There isnít any! I just came back from test ride I did work the gears, so maybe itís why, but my fan cam on as soon as I turned the car off. Never noticed it before. No radiator leaks and coolant it the normal range inside the resivior.
Im wanting to do the wilwood 6 piston brake kit next, I have a set of BBS RF forged wheels with dimensions of 18x7.5 and 48mm offset. Does anyone know if the wheels will clear them? Also if I did go 6 piston, would I be able to but the OEM wheels back on?
 
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Old 10-11-2018, 06:46 PM
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Curiosity - why the giant wheels and brakes on a light weight car ?

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Old 10-11-2018, 08:03 PM
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Curiosity - why the giant wheels and brakes on a light weight car ?

Mike
The wheels arenít giant, one inch over stock. They are light at 17lbs. The brakes, well Iím all ears on recommendations for upgrades over stock. Spirited driving, but interested in track days down the road.
 
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I love the wheels. I put them on my F60 this summer, I have the RF516 18x8 version. I have a JCW, and they did fit with the BBK, but there was only 2 to 2.5mm clearance, and Brembo recommends 3mm minimum so I used BBS 5mm spacers ordered direct from BBS in GA.
 
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Old 10-12-2018, 08:52 PM
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I love the wheels. I put them on my F60 this summer, I have the RF516 18x8 version. I have a JCW, and they did fit with the BBK, but there was only 2 to 2.5mm clearance, and Brembo recommends 3mm minimum so I used BBS 5mm spacers ordered direct from BBS in GA.
which BBK did you go with on your F60?
 
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Old 10-13-2018, 10:16 AM
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Just the factory JCW brakes, which I thought were MINI branded Brembos. I could be wrong
 
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