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Old 12-14-2014, 09:18 AM   #1
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Arrow What brake pads/ rotors do you use?

Like the title says= Whats your pad/rotor combo? BBK's included.


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Old 12-14-2014, 02:30 PM   #2
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EBC svt slotted rotors all around with EBC yellow stuff pad and braided stainless lines with standard brake fluid. ive never experienced brake fade.
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Old 12-14-2014, 02:35 PM   #3
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Hawk street with OEM rotors on my svt, slight improvement over stock. Sold at CFM
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Old 12-14-2014, 05:23 PM   #4
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Mintex 1144 street with OEM rotors on my ZX3, w/ slight improvement over stock. And corresponding shoes in the rear. Sold at BAT, inc. My car is a DD. They are good, w virtually no dust...
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RS Brembo's EBC Red Stuff Pads

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Are those 324mm rotors? You running any spacer for caliper clearence? Same wheels I run!!!
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What caliper is that?

I run Centric High Carbon Steel rotors, power stop pads, and SS brake lines. They feel fantastic best brakes on any car I've owned so far. Better feeling than the stock SVT front brakes with stock ford pads with stock rear drums on my other focus. Though to be fair that one doesn't have abs so you can easily lock them up but they are easily modulated to control lock up, way better than the stock ones with SS lines which were puny.
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[QUOTE=sleepyboy;7471289]What caliper is that?

Brembo, Paul.
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More like "I'm in love bo" with those lol such a pretty caliper lol
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More like "I'm in love bo" with those lol such a pretty caliper lol
Yea it is till you price out pads. I looked at Brembo's 328mm kit & then figured out parts prices & went w/ Baer's instead. I was a little slow on getting the Baer's rear kit (discontinued) so I went w/ tce Wilwood kit over svt's.
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