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Old 05-06-2009, 07:38 PM   #11
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I dont know what CFM site youre looking on but on the one Im looking on they specify NON SVT for both Centric and EBC advancetrac/ST rears
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Old 05-06-2009, 08:04 PM   #12
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I dont know what CFM site youre looking on but on the one Im looking on they specify NON SVT for both Centric and EBC advancetrac/ST rears
Can't find the hawk padsm but here's one for the EBC on Tonys page

http://www.newedgeperformance.com/in...ROD&ProdID=336
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the pads are the same but the rotors are different.
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So, they're smaller? Please splain!

SVT = Big?
AdvanceTrac = Small?
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same swept area, different diameter. the caliper mounts are also different to compensate.
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Ah, cool. Didn't know that. I've always read/thought they are the same.
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so is it 4-wheel braking now or do still use the hand break for the rear
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wow! nice write up man...and damn what brake lines do you have...things are mighty sexy looking....i love your suspension so clean and new looking
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Wow! Best How-To ever. I wish I had this last week when I started my prothane kit bushing install. Would of sped things up quite a bit. I really want to paint all my control arms now...
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that was the best write up I have ever read on here.
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