Soon to become: Jake_XR6
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Melbourne (eastern)
Re: Hmm What Can I Get?
I went through the same thing a while ago since my factory rotors
were at the end of their life (90,000kms - not bad) on mu AU1.
Do a search on FF. I did a lot of searching, and my conclusion
was that the best value is DBA slotted rotors. I got front & back
supplied for $600 (I think). I then went for Lucas pads. These can
be bought at ABS Brake Centres. The Lucas pads don't stop quite
as well as my previous pads "Bedix Ultimate" but apparenttly they
are not as abrasive on the rotors. Also the ultimates made too much
dust, whereas the Lucas pads are heaps better, and my wheels look much
Let me know how you go.
Wheels: 17" Series 1 XR
Exhaust: VCT with no resonators & 3" mandrel from mufflers back, dump pipe
Pacemaker headers (Waste of money).
Air Intake: T-Series, K&N Filter.
Brakes: Calipers painted red, DBA slotted rotors & Lucas pads.
Fuel: Dual Fuel.
Dyno: 143 rwKw (Dynodynamics - shootout mode).
Heathcote: 15.87 @ 89.1 Mph.