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Cobra brake upgrade?!

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Old 05-21-2012, 01:21 AM   #11
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I made that swap and i can tell you it is the best upgrade that I could make....

right now i'm waiting for my mechanic to make the brake lines change for russell and Motul 5.1 brake fluid...
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Old 05-21-2012, 06:01 PM   #12
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hey all, thanks for the replies... and jazzer, thanks for the advice.

I didnt have my heart set on brakes that said "cobra" on them persay... just the bigger rotor/more pistons in the caliper/stainless steel lines kinda kit is what I was looking for.

she's soft and spongy on braking and I want more confidence stopping all that pent up power... the brake lines and fluid seems like a good start, but i do have a warped rotor and worn brake pads, so if i was going to change those out too i was looking at available upgrades that wouldnt break the bank...
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Old 05-21-2012, 06:07 PM   #13
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On the subject of brakes, what rotors would you recommend jazzer? I believe your guide said slotted doesn't make much difference, but I don't want to just buy some no-name blank rotor from autozone.
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Old 05-21-2012, 08:24 PM   #14
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True.... slotted and/or cross-drilled are pretty usless on a streetable rotor. A rotor to benefit from that venting is gonna be a race-grade one and a whole different ball game. Just go with OEM or direct replacement ones found just about anywhere.

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Old 05-21-2012, 08:49 PM   #15
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Cool, so just turn my stock rotors and get some good pads, SS brake lines, and 5.1 fluid.
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