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Old 03-07-2008, 04:08 PM   #1
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Question Brake Upgrade Suggestions Please

need new rotors, pads and everything on my 02 SS.

i got some russel stainless steel brake lines im putting on it but im having some trouble deciding on what rotors and pads to go with.

what have you guys had success with?

***The car is used for drag racing mainly but it does see some street use and will see a beach trip in about 2 months.***

i dont have tons of money for like drag race brakes like the wilwood kits or anything.
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Hawk HPS pads and brembo blanks are a good upgrade.
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+1 on the brembo . they are lighter thus will spin quicker as well .
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What size rims?
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What size rims?
i have 17" ZR1's right now but im looking into getting a set of Bogarts
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Hawk HPS pads and brembo blanks are a good upgrade.
any specific place to buy them from? how much are they?
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any specific place to buy them from? how much are they?
I called Strano on Friday and odered Brembo blanks front and rear, Hawk HPS pads, and brake fluid. Told him what I wanted and he took care of the rest. Easy as pie as long as you've got the bread.

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I have EBC slotted rotors with hawk ceramic pads work great,super smooth.
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anyone else???
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Brembo C5 rotors and Hawk pads, SS lines here.

I beleive the brembo is a quality rotor and is less likely to warp. Hawks are one of the best rated pad set-ups....

I used the F-body calipers and F-body caliper pad brackets.
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I just ordered the BP1 kit from strano... assuming I'll be happy with it.
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brembo, stoptech, baer are all good brands
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