Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Milwaukee (Sussex), WI
It's not just contact area, but where that force is applied. The larger the rotor, the larger the virtual lever arm is created as the brake pad is moved farther from the hub center.
Chris (Sussex, WI)
California car born an I6, now with warmed up 289 w/T-5z, 3.55T-loc, Granada Discs and 6 bolt Moto-Lita Steering Wheel. Owned since 1983.