Tuesday, October 27

Wilwood Adds Long-Stud Racing Rotors


Source: Wilwood Engineering announcement

CAMARILLO, Calif. – Wilwood Engineering announced two new long-stud racing rotors with hubs as OEM replacements. These rotors feature the weight-savings, strength and dependability racers have come to expect from Wilwood, with the addition of 3.14” exposed studs to allow for popular wheel spacers.

The GM-metric 32-vane rotor fits 1979-1988 GM spindles, with a 10.50″ diameter, 1.00″ width and 5 x 5.00″ bolt pattern. The Hybrid Ford Racing 32-vane rotor fits 1974-1980 Pinto spindles, with a 10.15″ diameter, 0.81″ width and 5 x 5.00″ bolt pattern. Sold separately is an installation kit that includes inner and outer bearings, dust cap, seal and spindle nut hardware.

MSRP starts at $78.78. Installation kits start at $32.34.

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Wilwood Announces New Racing Caliper

About Wilwood Engineering, Inc.

Wilwood Engineering designs and manufactures high-performance disc brake systems. Since the company’s inception in 1977 by Bill Wood, it has developed a substantial matrix of brake components and engineering techniques that allow it to quickly and reliably create brake systems for almost any application. The company’s core ability is the rapid development of custom engineered brake systems using a combination of off-the-shelf and custom components. In addition to designing and manufacturing brakes for all types of competitive motor sports, Wilwood also manufactures brake systems and components for agricultural equipment, industrial applications, utility vehicles, snowmobiles, quads, motorcycles and military vehicles.

With headquarters in Camarillo, Calif., Wilwood employs approximately 250 people. It has on-shelf stock of more than 300 different brake calipers, 200 rotor designs, 100 master cylinder designs and a wide assortment of brackets, fittings, valves and brake lines. Wilwood’s off-shelf brake calipers range in size from tiny calipers used on go-carts and light duty industrial equipment, to heavy duty original equipment brakes for the U.S. military Humvee.

Wilwood’s engineering department uses the latest computer-aided design and manufacturing techniques in conjunction with finite element analysis, dynamic test and cycle test equipment, to find high-performance and reliability solutions for the most difficult braking tasks. Its extensive inventory of proprietary on-the-shelf components allows the company to provide cost-effective solutions for unique brake applications.

Wilwood is ISO 9000 compliant and has extensive experience maintaining quality levels of 100ppm or less for original equipment manufacturers.

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