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WTB: Roadster brakes

Discussion in 'Want to Buy' started by vfx, Mar 2, 2014.

  1. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    WTB 1.5 Roadster brake discs, front. email at eric at ericvfx.com
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    Thanks!

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  2. Pantera Dude

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    Tesla must want a fortune for them?

    Art
     
  3. 7racer

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    maybe it would be a good time to see if an aftermarket one will fit?
     
  4. jeremyz

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    I remember seeing a thread about the Pontiac G6 rims fitting on the back of the Roadster. So there's some chance the rotors for the G6 would fit.
     
  5. hcsharp

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    Our local auto parts store listed them. I think they were about $380/ pair. For that price I would get a quote on having some custom made by a local machine shop out of different material. You're OK in Cali but out here they rust if you so much as breathe on them. The Model S rotors are better but the best ones are on the Volt - it's hard to make them rust but they still stop fast and conduct heat very well.

     
  6. strider

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    When you say discs do you mean rotors? They're the same as the Elise right (along w/ the calipers, pads, etc)? So there have to be a ton of aftermarket options since Elise's are popular track cars and therefore need regular replacement.
     
  7. jeremyz

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    The Elise has 4 lug wheels, so the rotors have 4 holes drilled in them instead of 5. When I was confirming that up with the googles, I saw pictures of the 2015 Elise which has 5 lug wheels. So the rotors and wheels from that might fit on the Roadster.
    2015 Lotus Elise | Sport Car 2014
     
  8. wiztecy

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    #8 wiztecy, Mar 9, 2014
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    I believe EBC sells 5 lug slotted rotors for the older Elise which should fit if the bolt pattern is the same. I run EBC slotted rotors and brakes on my truck and love them.

    Also the Lotus Europa uses a 5 lug (5x110) bolt pattern that may fit.

    Lotus Europa S - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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  9. 7racer

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    Also might be worth contacting Sector 111
     

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