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Porsche Boxster front disc brake upgrade!

To finish off the Porsche look, I wanted to upgrade the front brakes to Porsche 4-pot callipers using Porsche 944 hubs which also allowed the Fuchs alloys to fit without running adaptors. The Porsche 944 hubs needed cleaning and machining which Dave at CC Precision Engineering Ltd, Manor Royal, Crawley (01293 552443) happily carried out. Lanner at vDUB Engineering in Canada (http://vdubengineering.com/) provided the adaptor kit to fit Porsche Boxster Brembo calipers to the front spindles. The cross drilled rotors, brake pads and retaining pins came from Design911 (www.design911.co.uk) and all of the kit was fitted...

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Red9 Design Twin Wishbone front suspension

OK, so I treated the bus to a brand new front suspension setup from Red9 Design (http://www.red9design.com/buswishbones.htm) which was fitted by Stuart Bird at Birdy's Buses (http://www.croydonautorepairs.com/). Wow what a difference!

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