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Old 05-19-2012, 11:04 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Joshspony View Post
Thanks 157dB, but I have 17" wheels and don't plan to change to 18's anytime soon. If I did have 18's I would be all over it.

Let me figure out what I'm doing for rotors and I'll let you know about the brackets. I might just get the bracket/rotor upgrade kit from AM. But if I go with slotted rotors I will buy your GT brackets.
Maybe I dont understand your answer but here goes nothing...
GTs came with 17s OEM and the 12.4" rotors will fit under OEM 17s.
18s are only needed for the 13.2" brake conversion.
The 12.4" 2005-2010 GT caliper brackets are here when you need them....
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Old 05-19-2012, 11:42 AM   #12
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I used one of the conversion kits with the stock GT rotors. Yeah, not the best choice if you want different (slotted) rotors. But everything worked out fine otherwise.
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Old 05-10-2014, 08:49 PM   #13
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I just completed a conversion on my 06 GT, using the Roush 13.2 in. rotors & bracket take off parts. My choice was the OEM Bullitt/GT500 Carbon Metallic pads to go with this setup.

This combination really worked for me, my driving is a daily driver & also mountain roads on the weekends.

IMO, This combination works like gangbusters for me!!
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Old 05-20-2014, 10:22 AM   #14
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Where did you buy the takeoff parts? I'm interested in the same conversion, but have had a hard time finding anything not too expensive. Thanks
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Old 05-21-2014, 02:51 PM   #15
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You can buy the take off parts from either the Roush on line store, or there Roush Ebay store.
The OEM 08-09 Bullitt/ 07, 08 & 09 GT500 (Non Brembo) carbon Metallic front & rear pads I bought from my Ford dealer. I can look up the pad numbers if you need them.

Hope this helps
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Old 05-21-2014, 03:09 PM   #16
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Added Note For Post Above:

Ford OEM Carbon Metallic pad part numbers.

Front Carbon Metallic pad set 8R3Z-2001-A (Part interchanges with Motorcraft #BRF1081B)

Rear pad set 7R3Z-2200-A (Part interchanges with CR3Z-2200-A)
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