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Old 07-15-2008, 10:59 AM
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hi there, I was thinking to change my pads and rotors front and rear anyone got any suggestions as to what kind to go with...
i want something for my daily street use.... 1994 prelude 2.3l Si

so far this is the quote i got:
hps front pads($110) with brembo blanks($55 ea) and hps rear pads($70) with mountain rotors($35 ea).. what do you guys say???
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Old 07-15-2008, 09:21 PM
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i've never even HEARD of mountain rotors. they sound like an ebay brand to me tho



i'm running brembo blanks all around, w/ ebc red pads in the front, and i forget what pads in the rear. its an AWESOME DD/weekend warrior setup!!
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Old 07-15-2008, 11:59 PM
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^sounds like a good plan. on another note, how much to install some nsx twin piston calipers up front? :)
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Old 08-10-2008, 11:06 PM
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Re: brakes

sorry to revive an old post, but im trying to get my car back on the road. what exactly are brembo blanks? are those just solid oem spec rotors, non slotted or cross drilled?
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Old 08-11-2008, 12:07 AM
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Re: brakes

you should def go brembo or powerslot blanks or slotted. hawk or powerslot pads.
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you should def go brembo or powerslot blanks or slotted. hawk or powerslot pads.
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thanks very much for the replys, but you can get the brembo rotors cheaper from tire rack. just wanted to let you know.
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Re: brakes

I have air breaks off an 18wheeler on my car and its BALLER son.
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Re: brakes

lmao mike



you gotta jake brake too??
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I have air breaks off an 18wheeler on my car and its BALLER son.
Pssssshhh that aint nothin im running jake brake on a cat i dropped in mine, you gotta hear it come to a stop in downtown building side streets. I got slim lined exhuast side turbo for faster spool ups and aint nothing like openen up them injectors and blanketing the street in black. besides that i got me some proprain injection encase i gotta pull a yacht onto dry dock without a trailer ohh yeah..:sigh1:
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thanks very much for the replys, but you can get the brembo rotors cheaper from tire rack. just wanted to let you know.
yeah i know you can get em cheaper elsewhere but i just figured i'd post up what i had for you brotha. hope you figure out the brake issue. good luck!!!!
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^sounds like a good plan. on another note, how much to install some nsx twin piston calipers up front? :)
I looked into the actual oem NSX dual piston calipers.....those things are like $500-800/pair if you can even find them!!!! all the cheaper ones made by other companies are only single piston.

the high-end legend calipers will do the same thing though but they have to be installed backwards. better deal too b/c they are affordable, require little to no modification, and still have the dual piston calipers. I forgot which rotors are needed but they have to be replaced also.

I'll see if i can find the other thread on this when i have more time...
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I'm thinkin about getting reverse thrusters?? has anyone tried thata?? lol
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Aren't the Legend GS pistons bigger than the NSX. The NSX ones are better b/c they say NSX on them.
Since your in 4th gen section, the VTEC upsize is also a good deal.
Si vs. Vtec rotors and calipers
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