Major Brake Upgrade - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Suspension | Wheels&Tires | Brakes Sponsored by: Discount Tire Direct

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-24-02, 10:03 PM Thread Starter
Australian EL Wagon Member
dcstraight's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Melbourne
Age: 37
Posts: 677
Smile Major Brake Upgrade

Hi all,

I'm wanting to build a 14 sec 1800 kg car - what should I be using for brakes - yes yes before you say lose weight yada yada yada, I just want to know what kinda of brakes and ballpark price I could expect to pay for 'em too.

Thanks in advance,
dcstraight is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-24-02, 11:11 PM
Registered User
Falchoon's Avatar
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Somewhere over the rainbow
Posts: 3,544
Question Need more info

What sort of car? Street or strip? Disc brakes all round for starters.

You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen. It said, 'Parking Fine.'So that was nice.

Falchoon is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-24-02, 11:25 PM
BlownXR6's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Sydney
Age: 37
Posts: 354
I'd go for some DBA cross drilled rotors (front only) & some good quality pads. Expect to pay around $200 each rotor & up to $200 for a set of pads. If you want to go bigger in diameter for the rotors it is a fairly major job. You'd be looking at between $2000-$3000 (front only) depending on want brands you use.
BlownXR6 is offline  
Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > Suspension | Wheels&Tires | Brakes
Gear in this thread - Powered by O'Reilly Auto Parts

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Essential Brake Upgrade for AU1s JC-XR8 Suspension | Wheels&Tires | Brakes 20 05-31-03 09:40 PM
to upgrade or not to upgrade !Gn|T|0n Audio And Security 4 04-10-03 08:11 AM
Cooling system upgrade Jase_ELXR8 General Tech 20 01-09-03 02:17 PM
AU high series security upgrade james_rickard Audio And Security 4 12-05-02 01:29 AM
98 Brake Upgrade Completed! Nomad Suspension | Wheels&Tires | Brakes 2 07-05-01 10:04 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome