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Old 05-18-2012, 08:53 PM   #1
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Rear brake upgrades

Anyone upgrade their rear brakes w/ anything besides the SVT setup? Baer/ Brembo/ TCE or any other manufactor? W/ FRPP's dropping the SVT kit, that leaves the door wide open for someone coming up w/ a 11'' + kit or an upgrade kit for people w/ the ST 10'' brakes. Any thoughts on this? By the way I have the Baer track kit on the front.


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Bigger brakes on the rear than on the front can create potential bias issues. Avoid that if possible.
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I have the Baer 12'' with the two piece rotor for my 2kZX3.
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Bigger brakes on the rear than on the front can create potential bias issues. Avoid that if possible.
I have 13'' brakes on the front. ^^^^.
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