|Originally posted by PerKr:|
Bracketless floating calipers?
Slider pins are solidly bolted to the knuckle, and the entire caliper assembly then floats on the slider pins. This is both a strength and a weakness of the design.
From a weight standpoint, the '88 calipers are an enigma. The caliper body itself (which houses the cylinder, and which rides directly on the slider pins) is a nice injection molded aluminum alloy casting, but the bridge which carries the pads is ordinary cast steel.
[This message has been edited by Marvin McInnis (edited 06-28-2008).]