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who know the specification or the right reference to order only the discs ap racing

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‘B’ Thickness - mm                                32
‘M’ P.C.D. Diameter - mm  
Mounting Hole Number 12
Mounting Fixing Type "Floating"
Mounting Bobbin Part Number  
‘C’ Eye Diameter - mm  
‘D’ Inside Flange Diameter - mm  
‘H’ Flange Thickness - mm  
Max Pad Depth  
Number of Vanes  
Air Gap - mm  
Weight - Kg  

Face Types Available

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I would recommend getting in touch with Dave @Seriouslylotus as he can supply the correct replacement rotors to suit the standard Lotus bells.

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You can't buy the AP discs seperately, theyre lotus specific sizes direct from AP to lotus. AP won't sell them to you, you have to buy a complete new bell and disc from lotus which comes already assembled (and cost a fortune).

As said above, Dave at Seriously Lotus is the man to speak to for V6 brakes. He's had his own Alcon 2 peice discs and bells made to the correct sizes for V6 and sells them separately or as a kit (his alcon discs can be used with the Lotus  bells).

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4 minutes ago, TheKevlarKid said:

You can't buy the AP discs seperately, theyre lotus specific sizes direct from AP to lotus. AP won't sell them to you direct.

If I knew the sizes/bolt pattern etc I could probably source them. I have worked in the past with the company that supply AP. 

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@BibsI very much doubt it Bibs, it was the same for the 308mm AP discs for the BBK on the S2 elise/exige/2-11. They were Lotus own design/sizes and impossible to source from AP direct.

Even if you could 'find them', Daves will probably come in cheaper and he has them on the shelf ready to go.

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I sourced the Esprit Sport350 rotors for around £500 a pair rather than £1800 from Lotus, even came in AP boxes but if Dave has it sorted then fair enough :)

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info is just to buy the dics without bells

332x32

12 holes 

PCD ????

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nobody Know the PCD( entraxe )beetwen 2 holes opposit ???

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Looking to get new bells for the Exige V6 as current ones have gone a bit rusty.

Car isn't tracked so don't need new callipers - looking at some of the alcon options seem to dictate new callipers.

Presume the cheapest option is to just get new aluminium bells. 

What has everyone else done?

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5 hours ago, Lo2zz said:

Looking to get new bells for the Exige V6 as current ones have gone a bit rusty.

Car isn't tracked so don't need new callipers - looking at some of the alcon options seem to dictate new callipers.

Presume the cheapest option is to just get new aluminium bells. 

What has everyone else done?

New calipers NOT needed

 

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Thanks Dave

I want to replace all the bells and discs all round on a std Exige V6

I'm thinking these for the front (with spacers)

https://www.seriouslylotus.com/braking/295mm-alcon-brake-discs-and-fixed-alloy-bells

and these for the rear which I presume are the matching set?

https://www.seriouslylotus.com/braking/alcon-288mm-disc-with-nitron-fixed-bells

How would the above compare to the OEM kit on an exige 380?

Lastly ( I know I'm a pain with questions) but how much weight do the floating bells save like for like?

Many thanks

Mike

 

 

 

 

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@Lo2zz Those are for S2 Exige, Mike. 

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11 hours ago, Arun_D said:

@Lo2zz Those are for S2 Exige, Mike. 

Doh!

Thanks for pointing that out.

So from looking around there doesn't seem to be a way of just replacing the std bells with ones that won't rust without upgrading to floating/bigger?

I don't want extra braking performance necessarily - just not rusting bells!

Has anyone fitted something akin to this?

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Would it not be easier/cheaper to have yours media blasted and repainted? 

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@Lo2zz I have a spare pair of OEM front bells if you fancy doing the activity that @Bibs has suggested above, but keep your car on the road whilst they're being refinished.

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Dont forget to use a new set of nuts and bolts when replacing dics/bells, they're a one shot affair.

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5 hours ago, Bibs said:

Would it not be easier/cheaper to have yours media blasted and repainted? 

 

Bells are anodized not painted, I would not painted them on any car of mine!!!

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On 27/10/2018 at 13:40, Lo2zz said:

Looking to get new bells for the Exige V6 as current ones have gone a bit rusty.

How did you manage to get aluminium to rust? 👨‍🎓 😁

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2 hours ago, KJD said:

How did you manage to get aluminium to rust? 👨‍🎓 😁

I aways thought they were steel underneath and anodized as Dave suggests. It was always the case on the s2 and aluminium bells were the go to option to prevent rusting? Or maybe my memory isn't what it was??

Arun that is a very kind offer - let me see where I get to in my search for bells and I might give you a shout

Thanks

Mike

13 hours ago, Arun_D said:

Arun you da man ;)

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@Lo2zz No problem Mike. Better than them continuing to just sit in my garage!

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If the discs are used on the roads/streets, painting/powder coating will extend the life (especially if driven in the winter with the salt on the roads.) and make them look nicer... the one caveat is that 3 surfaces cannot be painted! Those are the surface that mates (fays) with the hub, the wheel and the disc. If the discs are floating discs, then the inside of the bobbin grooves need to be protected from the paint also. The reason for not painting those surfaces is that the wheel and/or disc will not run true if painted! And the bobbins won't slide in the grooves if painted. This is very important and a lot of work to prepare the bells for painting. A lot of places won't protect those surfaces before painting, so I'm guessing that is why Dave recommends against painting the bells. All that work costs money and in most cases not worth the return. But if you've got the skills or the connections, that is just another way of personalizing your car.

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12 hours ago, Lo2zz said:

I aways thought they were steel underneath and anodized as Dave suggests. It was always the case on the s2 and aluminium bells were the go to option to prevent rusting?

My point was that aluminium doesn’t rust, only steel rusts. And you can’t anodize steel, only aluminium. Steel you’ll have to paint.

Apologies if I’m reminding you all of school physics class. 👨‍🎓

 

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