big brake kit

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  1. billmacomber1987

    billmacomber1987 New Member

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    Hey guys I have a question it could be dumb but im not a big brake guy I don’t know much about brakes but I have a good deal of knowledge about fabricating and just making things work. Has any one thought about putting two brake calipers claming one brake rotor I know there would be more clamping force and a greater surface area meaning much better stopping. Possibly to much line pressure for the master cylinder or brake booster maybe even the abs components but like I said im not a big brake guy so if some one that has a grater knowledge of brakes could tell me if it’s a bad idea or not that would be much appreciated
     
  2. Matt94GT

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    I dont think thats a good idea, you would need a big MC/Booster/proportoning valve. But im not a big brake guy either. If your on a budget i just sugeest to find a set of 03 cobra calipers then seek out some cobra rotors.
     
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    The hell with putting two brake calipers on last night I had to take mine off and making the brackets and all would be a pain in the ass
     
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    If you need that much braking force to even justify two calipers, why not just go with a wilwood 6pot caliper. I would say something rated for full timne track duty would be more than enough.
     
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    he is thinking because it would be like 1/10th the price of a willwood kit haha.
     
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    yes that is it
     
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    Well, it would be very interesting to see the final product if you did it. If you do, let me be the first to request a step by step photo shoot. Any route you go, more braking feels so good its worth it
     
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    i would conisider doing it if i knew my mastercylinder and brake lines and all could handal all the load
     
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    Id have to say I doubt they could...I wouldnt attempt it but its totally up to you :D