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330 brembos with 16" wheels

I know that some fit and some dont...

I would like to use some 16" at winter time, so if someone has

info, what wheels will clear the brembos, please let us know.

even with spacers... thats ok too
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Doesn't fit any imho. That's why I stay with 305s Brembos.

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for 330's, you need mininum of 17"
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quick google show thread, where 330mm brembos fit .

Alfa Romeo forum: 4 pots/330mm discs onto 16 inch alloys
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305 only just fit under 16".
No chance for 330's.
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The pepper pot you often see on lusso 2.4 diesels was specified as a 16" winter wheel for the gta (only where 305's were fitted) .They were shown in one of the documents.
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I believe the pictures, and there is 16 + 330 brakes... but ....

could it be, that there is so little space, and when you balance your setup, it could hit those balance weights ? and also, if there is only 2mm or so, its not enough for it to be safe ?
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For a start, those are not normal 16" rims.
Even if he did manage to fit the 330 disks under those 16" (which I don't think he did), those pictures don't prove it.

The balance weights used to lightly brush my 305 Brembos with 16" rims....
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Hypothetically you can:
If you do the std 285 upright with adapter, you can make it slightly "shorter" and grind a small amount from the inside and a small amount from the outside of the caliper to only just clear the disk, the clearance to the wheel is then just enough. BUT you will start edging towards disc over heating as the is very little space for airflow and in turn your wheel will warm up more than usual.

The benefits are limited: 8% increase in diameter will add 8% stopping power for the same pedal pressure input or otherwise said: for the same stopping you need to press 8% harder and generate a bit more heat on the 305's. This benefit is somewhat offset by the heavier discs (bigger rotational mass)

Here is a pic on how tight it is:
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If you do the std 285 upright with adapter, you can make it slightly "shorter" and grind a small amount from the inside and a small amount from the outside of the caliper to only just clear the disk, the clearance to the wheel is then just enough. BUT you will start edging towards disc over heating as the is very little space for airflow and in turn your wheel will warm up more than usual.
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So, to conclude, no, 330 brembo's don't fit in 16" rims
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yeah,
Seems so hard, so I think I will just stay with 17" winterwheels
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Or buy 305's
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