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Alfa GTV 3.0 brake disc and calipers, help me.

Hi, I own an Alfa GTV 3.0 v6 2000.y., front brakes are now 305mm disc and GTA first 4-pistons callipers. Now I want to put 330mm disc with bigger Alfa 166 or GTA newer calipers. How to do, if anybody know, please help!
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Hi imc1, I had problems with the brakes on my 02 cup. The anwer is to upgrade to post 04 gta 330m x 32 discs and calipers which bolt straight on. my job was done by my local Alfa dealer.
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Re: Alfa GTV 3.0 brake disc and calipers, help me.

305mmm GTA calipers are 'lug' mounted in the Z plane

330mm GTA calipers are RADIAL mounted in the Y plane ..... 90 degs different.

you'll need an adapter bracket also, which should come with the new claipers
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Hi
This is maybee an esier and cheeper way to go, they are mounted
strait on, no problem, and the braking power is exelent.
Alfastumper

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Hi, I own an Alfa GTV 3.0 v6 2000.y., front brakes are now 305mm disc and GTA first 4-pistons callipers. Now I want to put 330mm disc with bigger Alfa 166 or GTA newer calipers. How to do, if anybody know, please help!
Hi. Do you mind me asking what costs were involved in putting GTA calipers in? Did u get them new? Did you have to change the discs as well or was that another extra? And does it turn your brakes from standard GTV (ie, rubbish) into things that work well?
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Re: Alfa GTV 3.0 brake disc and calipers, help me.

Hi everybody, I solved my problem...I put an Alfa 166 3.0 v6 brake calipers and Tarox SJ 330x32 discs and this is how it looks...

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That must be a tight fit as the 166 calipers are designed for a 310x28mm disc. Is that a straight fitment or were some modifications required?

Certainly looks good
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thats looks ace how much did those calipers cost you, if you dont mined me asking
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They look great
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Hi ive got GTA calipers on with 330mm Tarox G88 discs with tarox pads, supplied and fitted by Roger at Peak Alfa 01433 623050. At a cost of £1047.35 inc vat and brake fluid, this was done in August 2007.
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Mines got 18" wheels on too, not sure if 17's will clear the calipers?
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Hi ive got GTA calipers on with 330mm Tarox G88 discs with tarox pads, supplied and fitted by Roger at Peak Alfa 01433 623050. At a cost of £1047.35 inc vat and brake fluid, this was done in August 2007.
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Mines got 18" wheels on too, not sure if 17's will clear the calipers?
The right 17" will clear the 330 brakes. ie std GTA teledials & late GTA Multispoke.
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Right i wasn't sure
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The early GTA 17" multispokes will also fit, but only if you use lower profile bolts to hold the caliper to the bracket. The std bolts hit the rim.
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That must be a tight fit as the 166 calipers are designed for a 310x28mm disc. Is that a straight fitment or were some modifications required?

Certainly looks good
It wont fit in, but I fall them apart and put 5mm alluminium piece bethween two parts...


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Thats pretty nice idea and possible I guess as the calipers have the external fluid pipe and not internal passage ways.
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thats looks ace how much did those calipers cost you, if you dont mined me asking
I bought second-hand calipers from AR 166 3.0 v6 2002.y. for 300 euros i great condition, clean them up and paint them...
Tarox Sport Japan 330x32mm disc cost 345 euro pair and brake pads also Tarox I paid 175 euros. It is not much money for what you got...
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Re: Alfa GTV 3.0 brake disc and calipers, help me.

calipers...used version of the 166 3.0 v6 24v cost complete (caliper,pads,disk and break fluid lines) €250,- excl shipping.
USED...so not new.
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Re: Alfa GTV 3.0 brake disc and calipers, help me.

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are those slotted mounting points on the strut standard or have they been welded on?

also the solid pipe feeding fluid ot the claiper, does it have a flexible section before it to allow it to move as the suspension rises/drops
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Re: Alfa GTV 3.0 brake disc and calipers, help me.

They are welded on, of course.
And yes it has a flexibile section just like original
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are they 'tig/mig' welded?

have you been able to stress test them yet?

Its a solution that i was considering but *others* talked me out of it.
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are they 'tig/mig' welded?

have you been able to stress test them yet?

Its a solution that i was considering but *others* talked me out of it.
On cast iron?????????????????????
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On cast iron?????????????????????

i didn;t but the original poster seems to have.... ask him.
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Re: Alfa GTV 3.0 brake disc and calipers, help me.

I test them all the time and everything looks great...The breaking power is much stronger!
I dont have any problems...
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Re: Alfa GTV 3.0 brake disc and calipers, help me.

ihmo its the 'logical' solution.

been slotted you can set up the correct angles.

i assume you had to remove the sturts & cut the existing lugs off?

did you tig or mig weld it?
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