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Old 11-13-2012, 02:00 PM   #92791
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I love my cars... but i can't afford the labor on either of them. so i do the work and spend good money on quality parts.

I know what you're trying to do, and i'm sure your techs are good, but the lot of us usually do our own work. you know what it's like.


klod, i saw a BBK for the miata made by brembo... new rotors, fixed calipers (4 piston front, 2 rear) and new rotors and pads for $2700 as a kit... stock brakes are fine thanks :P
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:02 PM   #92792
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My svt with centric rotors and hawk pads stopped like a monster.
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:05 PM   #92793
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remember centric is a stoptech brand... it's good shit for a good price.

just like how general is a continental brand.

also no drilled rotors unless the holes are cast in... otherwise it's a cracked rotor waiting to happen.

ATE makes good rotors too but usually more $$$
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:08 PM   #92794
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techs are okay, i make nothing from it. i still do my own brakes like svt last month. next time though i may just get them to do it since il pay like $20 in labor for both axles. svt was a bitch, st was easy. svt had had broken bleeder bolts.
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:08 PM   #92795
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klod, i saw a BBK for the miata made by brembo... new rotors, fixed calipers (4 piston front, 2 rear) and new rotors and pads for $2700 as a kit... stock brakes are fine thanks :P
Yea...........no. lol stock brakes are sufficient for 95% of all users.
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:16 PM   #92796
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My brembo's work great. I just picked a crappy rotor/pad combo for high abuse conditions
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:20 PM   #92797
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I think napa blanks are centric/powerslot/whatever name brand.
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:23 PM   #92798
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I'm running centric blanks and hawk ceramics. I've got mikes old HP+ fronts and hps rear as well
I loved that setup. Plus pads in the front with hps in the rear.
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:55 PM   #92799
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