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Old 16th May 2018, 05:55 PM   #1
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I've always thought the front brakes on my car aren't particularly convincing when braking from a decent speed.

Without going crazy moneywise can you get some pads that give a bit more bite? My discs look in pretty good shape and to be fair there is loads left on pads but I didn't change them and have no idea what they are/.


Any advice appreciated
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Treat yourself and get the same as me lol....

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Cheaper option: pagid rsl29 pads, hel braided lines, Castrol srf fluid
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What suspension are using m3powerboy?

The drop looks spot on
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Those calipers look immense!

Just checked those pads, 290. Not cheap

I do about 400 miles a week in the car so something that wears well too
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Yeah they wear well, have reasonable bite cold and really good hot. Slight screech upon stopping. But you'll have no fade with that setup on the road.
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What suspension are using m3powerboy?

The drop looks spot on
The pic was taken with HSD Monopro's

In getting some work and KW Clubsports fitted
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Old 16th May 2018, 06:27 PM   #8
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Those calipers look immense!

Just checked those pads, 290. Not cheap

I do about 400 miles a week in the car so something that wears well too
Abit OTT tbh mate

Audi R8 V10/Lamborghini Gallardo Brembo Ceramic calipers with 390x36mm RS6 discs custom machined and custom brackets n pipes etc
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I was looking at kw clubsports when I was choosing new suspension but decided to go full coilover instead. You not going for sperate bell and rotor style discs then mate?
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I was looking at kw clubsports when I was choosing new suspension but decided to go full coilover instead. You not going for sperate bell and rotor style discs then mate?
No mate- not many will do a 390mm disc

Have now just gone with new RS6 discs from Audi (I was sat down lol)
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That's gonna be some clamping force! You doing this for track work? Or to fill the entire wheel out haha
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I've always thought the front brakes on my car aren't particularly convincing when braking from a decent speed.

Without going crazy moneywise can you get some pads that give a bit more bite? My discs look in pretty good shape and to be fair there is loads left on pads but I didn't change them and have no idea what they are/.


Any advice appreciated
As you are mainly road use a set of hel braided lines, brake fluid flush and DS2500 pads will give a good value upgrade. going for a high performance brake fluid is only really worth it if you really use the brakes on the road, if so motul RBF600 is one of the best
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That's gonna be some clamping force! You doing this for track work? Or to fill the entire wheel out haha
Fast road mate

And because virtually nobody else has done it

(I can see why lol)- the car is a advertising tool aswell for my business Perfekt Lighting- at shows the brakes (and the car in general) get a lot of attention which is nice
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Ah yeh it will look mint, that's for sure. And why not - the rest of your car looks in really good condition so will show it off even more
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Ah yeh it will look mint, that's for sure. And why not - the rest of your car looks in really good condition so will show it off even more
Already done it mate

Just fitting new parts n new discs
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