NEED BRAKES that stop

Discussion in 'Suspension and Brakes' started by gary spielberg, Nov 27, 2014.

  1. gary spielberg

    gary spielberg New Member

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    I have a 1995 GT CONVERTIBLE 5.0 . anybody ever use the Power stop brake kits( rotors ,caliper, pads ,ETC)
    or know of something that works better. Thanks

    GARY:headbang:
     
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    There's your answer! You can piece together a whole kit for anywhere from $400 to upwards of $2500, depending on the performance you are trying to get out of it.
     
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    Poxenham has some good stuff. You can also improve your breaking by simply getting better pads. Get a more aggressive pad and you might be surprised by your "stock" breaking. Also Cobra brakes are a good upgrade. And welcome!
     
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    Powerstop used to be called powerslot. I have their slotted rotors, and akebono ceramic pads. Good combo for a daily driver. Have em for 2 years with no issues
     
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    How much are you wanting to spend $100? If you have a bit more to play with, you mine as well go with Poxenhams brackets. You can buy his brackets, and everything new for $500. Search CL, or local junk yards and you could be in for like $350.
     
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    I have some pbr/cobra calipers that do not look pretty but would come cheap. Need a rebuild and some paint but that is part of the fun with calipers is doing a custom color along with the performance upgrade.
     
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    What's wrong with your brakes?

    I have used the PowerStop on my 05 at all 4 corners, did OK on the track. The pads did not last very long but you won't have that problem on the street. A good and inexpensive upgrade for the SN is 99-04 front calipers, replace all soft lines with braided, purge ALL old fluid with new, and get a good set of pads. EBC, HAWK, Carbotech, etc.
     
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    didn't have any brakes going about 90 95 when I wanted to stop. just did some more up grades on motor (long tube headers, and a set of 373 gears) . a friend said to switch to 95 cobra brakes
     
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    front and or back calipers???
     
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    front and or back calipers
     
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    didn't have any brakes going about 90 95 when I wanted to stop. just did some more up grades on motor (long tube headers, and a set of 373 gears) . a friend said to switch to 95 cobra brakes
     
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    ok thanks
     
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    Sounds legit. I'd go with some carbon fiber rotors all the way around and 6-8 piston calipers. Should be good for at least 120MPH.
     
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    Wait.. What?
     
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    LOL....
     
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    If you had "No brakes" you have other system problems. My stock '95 GT brakes stopped just fine from sub 100mph speeds, they just didn't like doing it over and over.
     
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    HAHAHA!! That gave me a good laugh