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Vehicle Information: Model: 911; Year: 1986; Body Type: Coupe; Engine (type, size, modifications): 3.0; Total Mileage: 50k;

Are you aware of any Porsche models in the last 20 years that used singlepiston floating calipers? My impression is that most if not all Porschesused fixed calipers with 4 pistons. Why are 1-piston-floating calipersnot widely used, even though apparently they are more cost effective.

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