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Disc brakes on 914?

Hi guys

I am doing some research on 914's and would like to know the following:

1. Did they always have disc brakes?

2. If the answer to # 1 is Yes, then did they have disc brakes on front and back or just front?

3. Regarding Pedrini wheels that I understand were an option, where these made just for 914's or were they made for other cars as well?

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All had 4 wheel disc brakes, 914-6 had bigger front brakes as I recall.

Pedrini made for 914, there are early and late versions. Later versions fit the slightly different front brakes on the later cars, '72 or '73 to the end I believe.
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All 914s had four-wheel disks, not a drum brake to be found on one. The 914-6es had ventilated front brakes from the 1969 911T, and had rear disk brakes that were slightly larger than the ones the 914-4 used.

The most common Pedrini wheels have part numbers that end in "00". They will fit early 914s with no problem. They won't fit late-72 and later front hubs, because the 914 transitioned to "hub centric" front hubs and wheels at that point. The back of the early wheels will not fit the later hubs without extra machining.

There are some uncommon Pedrinis that have part numbers that end in "01". Those were 1973 only, and they do fit later front hubs. (As well as early ones.)

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That the wheel is positively located by the hub. There is usually a lip that sticks out around the middle of the hub, and a fairly precise recess is machined into the back of the wheel that fits that lip tightly.

The setups that are not hub-centric are located by the lug bolts. They are "lug-centric". Note that the lug bolt holes have some slop to them--the bolts wouldn't go through easily if they did not! So there is some ability for the wheels to be mounted just barely off-center on the hub, which as you might imagine isn't that great for the ride. It's not much off-center that is allowed, but even a tiny bit is enough to feel.

Especially through the steering wheel. Not so much on the rear wheels, which is why they stayed with a lug-centric setup there.

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