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I have a 1980 SC with turbo upgraded engine.
Installed on the car are Boxster front calipers and Pagid yellow pads with 3.2 discs and on the rear, 3.2 calipers, discs and OE pads.

I was told that setup is good for car with around 300HP and it does work very well.
Its a common upgrade and not hugely expensive.

I'm considering upgrading as well but really just for the look of massive brakes to fit my 18" wheels

I did find a company that does adapters to allow 996 and 996 turbo calipers to work with larger discs. But I can't find them now.

I have found this company that does brakes for narrow bodied cars :

Porsche-Carrera-Turbo

The Cayenne caliper upgrade looks awesome but I think a larger Master Cylinder would be required to operate larger setup than the Boxster.
Standard MC is 19mm and later model is 23mm, if I remeber rightly.
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1980 SC Flatnose, Euro 3.0, LW Flywheel, 993 Cams, Port & Polish Heads, RS Cut Valves, Magnacor Leads, Boxster Brakes, WEVO Mounts, TRG Roll Bars, Rollcage, RSR rear fenders, WEVO Shifter, K27 7200 Turbo, OBX Headers, Tial Wastegate, Omex 710 ECU, 3.2 Intake, Full Bay Intercooler.....400HP

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