05 gt brake upgrade to '11 brembo HELP !!

05saleen63

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Doing the 2011 gt brembo package brake upgrade to my 2005.

Drivers side assembled easily, fits perfectly.

Pass side wheel hits caliper no clearance! Needs about another 1/4" so it wont hit. Am I missing something obvious? I tried another rotor to double check. Still didn't solve the problem! I'm loosing my cool here, any help is appreciated.

1st pic is drivers side

2nd pic is pass side & the space needed between wheel & rotor to allow clearance.
Cars a 05 saleen, 20" wheels, low miles, no accidents, no bent wheels.

Mike
 

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05saleen63

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Well F me running!!!!!
After a lot of parts swaps and head scratching....
The wheels have 2 different offsets. The drivers side had more than the passenger side does by 1/4" both front and rear wheels.

So my thoughts are...

A. When I got the wheels balanced last yr they mixed up & or rotated.
Or

B. Saleen intentionally did it to correct the rear end tracking when u lower the car. Its pretty slammed.

Thoughts????



I'm gonna hang a plumb from the rear tomorrow and take some measurements to see if the rear is centered
 

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Red_LX

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My question would be, are the wheels the same width? Possibly they had a wider wheel in the rear which could possible have a different offset (although that seems really weird)? Might want to take all the wheels off and check them. That's really strange though.
 

05saleen63

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Same size rims it appears. Def same size tires. Tires look the same on ea rim as far as stretch / bulge.
Some cars came with 20x10 rear & 20x8 front. This car was originally n.a. so it looks like it came with 20x8 on all 4 corners.
 
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I believe the Saleen came with 20x10 wheels (bigger offset) at the rear, and 20x9 wheels at the front, so it's possible that two corner wheels were mixed up by mistake.