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Old 06-29-2013, 01:28 AM
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W116 bigger brakes?

I have a European spec W116 350SE with 16 inch 8-hole Mercedes wheels. Is there a logical bigger rotor and caliper set up anyone has installed on a W116?

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Old 06-29-2013, 02:27 AM
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I think the brakes from a second generation W126 are larger and will fit a W116. I'm not sure if the master cylinder and booster from a second generation W126 needs to be used in conjunction with the rotors and calipers.

Since you have 16" wheels, you won't have to worry about the rotors being too large to clear the stock 14" wheels.
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Old 07-04-2013, 02:18 PM
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Thank you

That sounds like a good suggestion.

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1975 350SE + 1992 300CE-24 SportLine 5-speed + 2002 SLK320 6-speed + 1974 W114 280
1986 190E 2.3-16 (Decomm rear self-leveling suspension; Euro-code headlamps) sold
2004 Audi S4 6-spd - sold
1969 (2) and 1980 Porsche 911T, S, and SC - alas gone
1987 300SDL - Graf Spee; Euro-code headlamps; 16-inch 8-hole wheels - sold
1994 E420+(E500 suspension/E-code headlamps/PAD chip) sold
1968 250SE 4-speed (NICE car) - long gone
1962 220S 4-speed/column mount - long gone
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