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Upgrade To Police brakes?

I have noticed that the "Police" Tauruses (Taurii?) came with a special brake package that apparently came with the same calipers and rotors as a Lincoln Mark VIII.

Does anyone know what needs to be done to upgrade a regular old 2002 Taurus to the police brakes? I need to do my brakes soon, and I figured if I am getting new rotors, I might as well upgrade to the better brake package.

Thanks in advance for any advice you can provide.

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Re: Upgrade To Police brakes?

I'm not sure about the US, but in Canada we never had a police packaged Taurus. I've been to several shows/open houses and they've had some one off cars there - but never a Taurus.

You can upgrade to slotted/drilled rotors with premium pads to help improve heat dissipation and overall performance. However, increasing rotor size you'll have to get new Calipers, and I would imagine they would be custom; and you'll most likely have to get larger wheels to accommodate the larger brake assembly. I wouldn't worry too much about it, but in most cases, getting a premium set of pads installed can make enough difference that you'll take notice.

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Re: Upgrade To Police brakes?

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I have noticed that the "Police" Tauruses (Taurii?) came with a special brake package that apparently came with the same calipers and rotors as a Lincoln Mark VIII.

Does anyone know what needs to be done to upgrade a regular old 2002 Taurus to the police brakes? I need to do my brakes soon, and I figured if I am getting new rotors, I might as well upgrade to the better brake package.

Thanks in advance for any advice you can provide.


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