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Old 05-18-2011, 09:54 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by illinipo View Post
It's how I found out about Axxis ULT fitment. No way I would go with SVT brakes when you can get the ULT's on the 11.0"/10.5" brakes.

or carbotech ax6/xp8-10-12

or stoptech street performance


cant get any of these on the SVT brakes. You are stuck with stock, HPS, HP+, or $$$$ Ferodo DS2500/DS3000, none of these come close to any of the above in feel and operating temperature range (I have driven them all in street and performance setting)
Originally Posted by illinipo View Post
For a 4cyl Focus just get the rally brake kit its only $630 and you just need to slap whatever front pad you want on there (I sincerely recommend ULT's)

For a 626 try the 10.5/11.0" whatever it is, or just MS3 stuff, MUCH MUCH better pad selection in either case than the SVT/2.3 caliper.
Pete has me willing to trade down to "rally kit" front brakes. So if someone wants to go from rally kit to SVT front brakes, I would trade them.

I would only want to trade if your car has fresh bearings though, since mine are only a few months old
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