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Old 07-16-2005, 06:29   #1 (permalink)
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confused Hopper Stoppers brake packages

Has anyone bought a package through these guys, specifically one to suit an XD Falcon? Are you happy with it? Did you install yourself? Any info would be much appreciated - or horror stories for that matter!!!!! (hope not)
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Old 07-17-2005, 05:42   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Hopper Stoppers brake packages

I'll take it no-one has bought any brake packages through these guys????
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I'll take it no-one has bought any brake packages through these guys????
check the archives on suspension and brakes there is a few posts on this
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Re: Hopper Stoppers brake packages

i havent had any experience with an xd but i get my car serivced there and on my old futura had dba gold and bendix advance pads fitted and that used to pull up really well and ive always had great service and no problems with them.
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Old 07-19-2005, 05:47   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Hopper Stoppers brake packages

I bought a front disc package for an XW last year. I would guess that the basic package would be similar. I opted for the slotted rotors and Lucas pads

The guys from Hoppers fitted it and did an excellent job. They even fixed the leaking fuel ine free of charge

I have done some track time at Phillip Island and Sandown with standard brakes and the hoppers package and the difference is phenomenal!!!
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Old 07-20-2005, 03:29   #6 (permalink)
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I bought a front disc package for an XW last year. I would guess that the basic package would be similar. I opted for the slotted rotors and Lucas pads

The guys from Hoppers fitted it and did an excellent job. They even fixed the leaking fuel ine free of charge

I have done some track time at Phillip Island and Sandown with standard brakes and the hoppers package and the difference is phenomenal!!!
how is your brake pedal feel with the displacement of fluid as these calipers are twice the size. im still undecided
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brake pedal feel is good. No extra effort required
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brake pedal feel is good. No extra effort required
did it drop closer to floor before it takes up though and a little spongier.
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No spongier. I could use a vacuum tank tho' it can be a bit variable, but this is engine related
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Re: Hopper Stoppers brake packages

Currently I'm running DBA golds and uprated pads for the track , problem is they work great for the first few big stops but quickly fade - even with new pads. This is why I need an all-round package and was hoping someone had fitted them and could tell me about their fade resistance as well as balance- wondering if the 1" booster will be up to the job?
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