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replacement front rotors for 79 floating design

Looking to find replacement rotors for the 78-79 front floating rotors on my turbo.
It has OEM stock 917 style brakes and calipers.
OEM rotors are about $450 per and I am looking for an alternative rotor assembly or other way of modifying later model rotors to fit the 79 hats so that I can save some money.
Has anyone found a solution that works and is less costly than replacing with stock rotors at $400-$450 a pop?
I know that upgrading to later 80-89 hubs would allow later non-floating rotors but I wanna keep the floaters for their better thermal design and they are better suited to track days and DE days.
Plus avoid the cost of new hubs.
1979 930 Turbo....3.4L, 7.5to1 comp, SC cams, B&B intercooler, Snow Perf water/meth injection, Rarlyl8 headers, Garret GTX turbo, 36mm ported intakes, Innovate Auxbox/LM-1, custom Manually Adjustable wastegate housing (0.8-1.1bar),--running 0.7bar max
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