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Old 08-01-2014, 05:47 PM   #1
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I have a 2011 mustang gt with the brembo brakes, stock front pads, hawks in the rear, stock fluid and lines. I have done multiple autocrosses, multiple days driving aggressively in the mountains, and so far the brakes have been perfect, however I'm going to my first track day at a roadcourse in a few weeks and I'm considering upgrading the brake lines to either stainless or boss lines. My question is: how good are the stock brembo lines? And are the boss lines even worth upgrading to?

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Old 08-01-2014, 05:57 PM   #2
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If the stock lines on the GT500 are anything to go by then they are rubber and need to be upgraded if you really plan on putting some heat into them. I went with goodridge stainless lines and I've been running them for nearly 5+ years with no problem.
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Old 09-02-2014, 09:29 PM   #3
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Stainless cables are great but not necessary. What is necessary is that you have your brake fluid switched with DOT 4 or your fluid will boil over and leave you without brakes on a race track. I have done many track days with the stock lines without any issues. The brembo pads are tough but once they wear down I recommend getting something better when you replace it.

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Old 10-01-2014, 05:58 PM   #4
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well I went with boss lines and ATE amber fluid, spent 5-6 15 min hard sessions on the roadcourse, and brakes were great, definitely a great bang for your buck mod!
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