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Old 03-19-2019, 09:34 AM
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2013 mcs with r90 16in rims question

im going to install a wilwood 4 pot 11.75 rotor setup on my mini this weekend. my questions are... has anyone used this setup with the r90 16in wheel? if they will fit do i need spacers? i run 5mm now. i know the kit sais it fits 15in wheels but from what i read on here a 15 wont fit newer r56s? is this correct? and i know the kit comes with a fitment guide but i dont really understand how to use it to measure for fitment. any advice or imput would be appreciated thank you
 
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These are my wheels.

These are the wheels i have. Ecs sais they are 16x 6.5 et 48. Someone has to have done this before or atleast tried. Mabey if ecs could chime in they sell them and post here but i tried to email them and have not heard back yet.
 
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im going to install a wilwood 4 pot 11.75 rotor setup on my mini this weekend. my questions are... has anyone used this setup with the r90 16in wheel? if they will fit do i need spacers? i run 5mm now. i know the kit sais it fits 15in wheels but from what i read on here a 15 wont fit newer r56s? is this correct? and i know the kit comes with a fitment guide but i dont really understand how to use it to measure for fitment. any advice or imput would be appreciated thank you
To use the fitment template, make a paper outline from the measurements provided by the brake company, and hold them to the inside of the wheel. If the paper template hits the rim, try adding spacer thickness to the template, and try again.

https://www.racetechnologies.com/art...rake-clearance
 
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Yep, i dont know anyone running those R90's with Wilwoods., other brakes like JCW single pots and stuff yes. Best would be a template and then measure to be sure.
 
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After test fitment.

Sooo i was going to test fit n hopefully install the kit on saturday. But good ol new england weather stepped in and it snowed friday night. So i had a lil extra time on sunday and figured id give them a test fit. I removed the caliper bracket slid off the capiler and bracket zip tied them out of the way so i could fit my wheel on. Next was the rotor which was a nightmare! I tried to use my impact screwdriver to remove the screw didnt move. Sprayed sum pb blaster let it soak and tried no luck. Tried my small hand torch next didnt work. I had to drill it out so that took quite a while and was getting late. But i threw on the wilwood rotor and caliper and put on the wheel. I didnt have a micrometer to measure but there is about a quarter of an inch if not more room between the caliper and wheel. The caliper to spokes is quite close the barly fits i have 5 mil spacers now so that wont be a issue! So im glad to say if weather is nice i will put them on completly on saturday. i will post pics when done!
 
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Thanks for the update. Hopefully the weather will change here soon, i am ready for spring, tired of snow.
 
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I installed the kit this weekend install went pretty well besides the bolts holding the rotor had to be drilled out. I pounded them for a while n threw in the towel. They look great. U cant really notice until u get up to the car which i like. My only dislike so far is the dust. I thought the pads in the kit i believe bp 10 they were called said low dust but def not! They do fit perfect under the wheels and just put on a new set of firehawk indy 500s yesterday also. So i hope this weekend will b nice and i can find sum twisties to play in!


 
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That is the 11.75" kit? Looks good!
 
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That is the 11.75" kit? Looks good!
Yes thats the 11.75 kit and thanks i like the dl look they almost look stock.
 
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Yes thats the 11.75 kit and thanks i like the dl look they almost look stock.
They pretty much are. The stock S rotors are 11.6". This kit just add a 4-piston caliper. Can I ask what you paid for that kit?
 
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I bought them from thm mororsports i think. i paid around 800. I bought them like 4 months ago during winter they may have been on sale then
 
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I really like those R90s in the 16". looks good.
 
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