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Old 11-09-2012, 07:16 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by karmakc View Post
WRC - are you running around with the stock brakes too or for AutoX did you upgrade them?
The brake setup on my '03 focus which has 97K miles:
Front: Stock calipers, stainless lines, Hawk hp+ pads, and centric rotors
Rear: Stainless lines, Centric drums, Centric shoes, and I put in new hardware kit and rear spindles when I did the rear brakes 2 yrs ago

Autoxs fine, even with sticky 225 tires. I run rota 15x7.5 wheels.

I do have a set of advance track rear disc brakes I was lucky enough to find in a pick and pull, but no need for those until I put on the big boy tires

I run whatever brake fluid is on sale at advance. I bleed the brakes at least twice a year.
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