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Old 04-09-2005, 04:30 PM   #1
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Adding Power Brakes

Has anyone done this?

On my Jeep I did a common mod of adding an OEM Jeep Power Brake booster in behind my master cylinder.
Has anyone done this with a focus? I ask because my brakes stink on my 03 sedan..
I'll be doing the brakes this Summer & will be adding drilled slotted rotors to the front but power brakes sure would be nice.


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Old 04-09-2005, 04:47 PM   #2
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Um, I thought we had power brakes.

Try a better brake pad material, like Hawk HP+
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Maybe there is a booster tucked way under there
I've had the car 2 weeks or so

if it does then boy do I have a problem!

car has 44k on it, brake fluid's fine..
but seriously my old Metro w/out PB had better brakes then this thing
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Not all model foci come with power brakes, mine didn't.
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Not all model foci come with power brakes, mine didn't.
have you ever thought about adding them?
Aside from (possible/if any)electronics or computer issues it should be a direct bolt in like it was in my jeep..
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See, I'm thoughly confused. I swore all cars now days had power brakes. Its not like the 60s anymore.

How bad are they? Because I don't have any issues with mine. I have Mintex pad now, which aren't all that great, but when I had Hawks, they were excellent.
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LET ME CORRECT MY SELF!!!!!!!

03Focuser are you talking about antilock brakes? Egz, sorry you were right all cars do have power brakes, antilock brakes are just a option.


I have considered adding them but I never looked into it.


Sorry about the mixup I am very tired and confused b/c of the allergy med I just took.
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