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Old 03-30-2017, 11:33 AM   #1
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Poor braking sensation

Hello Everyone!

I dont know if its only my perception or what, but when I brake hard (Emergency braking for example) for more than a second, feel that the weight of the vehicle can outweigh the brake system (fading).
I was think than needed replace the brake pads (originals) and rectify discs but, Although it improved the braking, it was not in a 100%.

Will it be necessary to change the brake fluid? Was replaced in the last maintenance less than 10 thousand km

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How much hard braking do you do?

A semi-race set of pads can improve braking, but a full race type gives LESS braking until warmed up from prev. braking.

Normally not an issue on a single stop. Disc brakes were developed to prevent loss of braking (up to complete) possible with drum types when overheated.
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A good set of tires,pads/rotors, a brake fluid flush will do wonders as will adding SS brake lines. The next step would be installing the ST rotors/calipers.....
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How much hard braking do you do?

A semi-race set of pads can improve braking, but a full race type gives LESS braking until warmed up from prev. braking.

Normally not an issue on a single stop. Disc brakes were developed to prevent loss of braking (up to complete) possible with drum types when overheated.
Its not usually and I dont make always (Only when "Stretched his legs on the road"

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A good set of tires,pads/rotors, a brake fluid flush will do wonders as will adding SS brake lines. The next step would be installing the ST rotors/calipers.....
Now I have in front brakes Stoptech Sport and now its better than the original brake pads, but I think than could be better!

Which brake fluid do you recommend?
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