I saw those on the OGTS site and I am a bit jealous. I installed a Big Brake set up with the '75 big rotors and calipers along with the 22 mm Master Cylinder and 9" booster, and the brakes are very good. I suspect that those aluminum calipers are QUITE a bit lighter, which is a good thing.
I visited the OGTS warehouse last month and got to hold a set of them. The aluminum calipers were very light and looked/felt amazing! Gil also showed me the size difference between the original and bigger pads, and I gotta say it is definitely an upgrade I plan on doing when I have to replace my brakes.
This is my thread about attempting to install VW rear disc brakes on an early style 3:18 rear axle from a 1968 Kadette Wagon w/ auto tranny on one of my GT’s.
First off, installing rear disc brakes on an early c-clip equipped axle is not normally recommended due to the back and forth “float” of...
I have new 1975 Manta/Ascona "Big Brake" calipers and rotors on my GT (adapters and braided hoses from OGTS), with new anti-rattle clips and pins. I also have the OGTS 22 mm Master Cylinder and 9" booster.
The brakes are awesome.
But after a few hundred km, they started squealing. Just a bit...
I'm wondering what people are using for shocks in the Manta A's.
I've read all I can on the forum, and while the KYB's seem to be available for the front there doesn't seem to be anything available for the rear.
I tried finding a set of the Rancho RS99168's that Rally Bob suggested in a thread...