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Big aftermarket calipers don't have a provision to use a cable-actuated parking brake. The internal drum pictured above is the parking brake.

An internal drum parking brake on an otherwise large rear brake disc is standard equipment on a gigantic variety of cars; BMW, RWD Toyotas and Nissans, etc.
 

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Not true, Wilwood BBK works with the factory cable actuated parking brake.

This is true, however it is the reason the Wilwood rear kit comes only with CBP caliper- Combo Parking Brake. This is also a single piston sliding caliper whereas the above image would suggest a multi piston fixed mount unit. Does that make it better tho? For the purist (and sexy forum sig..) perhaps. But given the rotor size at 13" and the need for more rear brake a move to a four pot- with then very small pistons...is really not much of an advantage. True..top loading pads perhaps, longer wear...yes there are reasons. Most of which would never be exploited by more then 99% of owners. Given the cost and complexity of it all; I wouldn't lose and sleep over it. *Nice looking stuff however if you can swing it.
 
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Lol sorry if i dont hide who i am like 99%.
im that 1% that is building a pro-am race car and dont care what people think about me
For a stoner, you sure know how to kill a buzz.

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Every post ive ever made thats the first place people go. Its annoying.
Well I didn't, it's a legit find. No worries mate, it was a solid informational post.

My initial thoughts were laid out perfectly by [email protected], it's not necessary given the upgrades we have currently, and how our OEM set-up is. Normally that drum in rear is for parking brake use. A set-up we do not have in stock form, and most of our upgrades keep it disc only.
 
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