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Old 09-04-2008, 01:04 AM
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Legend Brake Upgrade

I know the Legend calipers bolt up to the Prelude but will the prelude rotors still work?
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Re: Legend Brake Upgrade

yes. both the legend and the lude use the same size rotors. if you find a set of these before me i will be so jealous. i'm haggling with a guy for NSX calipers right now. i hope he gives them up! good luck matt.
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Re: Legend Brake Upgrade

Lol I want the NSX one's but I want to get em soon, so whatever opportunity arises first.
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Re: Legend Brake Upgrade

yeah i hear ya. i'm lookin all over the place for some twin piston calipers. good luck.
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Re: Legend Brake Upgrade

Do the legend calipers say Legend on them?
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Re: Legend Brake Upgrade

I believe not.

The Legend rotors are a teensy bit thicker than Prelude rotors as well.

NSX calipers are a better upgrade becauser the NSX had them on teh front of the rotor, like the Prelude does. The Legend has the brakes on the back of the caliper, so you need to flip sides to make them work properly.
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Re: Legend Brake Upgrade

I don't want NSX calipers simply cause they say NSX, my car is a prelude, nothing else.
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Re: Legend Brake Upgrade

I don't want them because they're NSX, I want them because the twin piston caliper conversion is probably the easiest brake upgrade possible.
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Re: Legend Brake Upgrade

Aren't the Legend Calipers twin piston as well?
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Re: Legend Brake Upgrade

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Aren't the Legend Calipers twin piston as well?
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I don't want them because they're NSX, I want them because the twin piston caliper conversion is probably the easiest brake upgrade possible.
i can't wait to get these. i'm looking everywhere


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I don't want NSX calipers simply cause they say NSX, my car is a prelude, nothing else.
that doesn't make much sense. they would be a twin piston brake caliper upgrade. if you dont' want it to say NSX buy some paint.
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that doesn't make much sense. they would be a twin piston brake caliper upgrade. if you dont' want it to say NSX buy some paint.

ummm I believe the letters NSX are molded and casted into the caliper.
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Re: Legend Brake Upgrade

I'd sport calipers that said NSX on my lude! Maybe a graphic accross the front window that says "POWERED BY NSX" too!
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ummm I believe the letters NSX are molded and casted into the caliper.
ummm you can still paint it smart guy. fill the mold in with bondo.
you are completely missing the point of why people would want them.

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I'd sport calipers that said NSX on my lude! Maybe a graphic accross the front window that says "POWERED BY NSX" too!
the graphic should say 0-120 by PRELUDE, 120-0 by NSX

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Re: Legend Brake Upgrade

Alright, let's clean this thread up a bit

First off, if you're working on a 4th gen, your only viable option is to use 4th gen VTEC rotors. 5th gen can use Legend rotors, which are about 5mm thicker than Prelude rotors.

Next, caliper choice. Both the Legend and NSX calipers are twin piston. The Legend caliper actually has bigger pistons than the NSX caliper, but are much heavier. The Legend calipers are all steel, and the NSX are aluminum. If you go with Legend calipers, you'll need to decide how you want to mount them. If you keep them L and R as marked, the bleeder screw will be upside down, so bleeding them can be a pain. However, flipping them L to R and R to L will put the big piston as the leading and the small as the trailing. For the average driver, this won't hurt anything. If you truly abuse your car, you will want to keep them L and R and just deal with the bleeder.

Personally, I just went with the 11" VTEC rotors and stock calipers, with some Hawk pads
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Re: Legend Brake Upgrade

well said Invader, I was going to add that even though the 5th gen rotors may fit, the thickness is off just enough to where it is not recommended. I think the diameter is different too?

Does anyone have any good links to where the legend calipers/rotors can be found? NSX? last time i checked the price tag on the NSX twin piston calipers made me want to slit my wrist...
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Re: Legend Brake Upgrade

Search a junk yard and hope you get lucky, or order it from Advance. The problem is the twin piston calipers only came on the 94/95 Legend GS sedan. As far as 5th gen rotors, if you need rotors anyway, get the Legend rotors. If not, just stick with what you've got
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so aside from being able to be able to say, "I have NSX calipers!" and the legend ones are heavier, there really is no improvement by having the NSX ones?
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Braking ability would be improved due to the twin piston nature of the caliper, as opposed to the standard singles. And it's a cheap alternative for those who want/need to upgrade their brakes.
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Braking ability would be improved due to the twin piston nature of the caliper, as opposed to the standard singles. And it's a cheap alternative for those who want/need to upgrade their brakes.
I know all that brash, i meant when chosing between legend and NSX.
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On AllData it shows there being a 1-2mm difference between the Legend and 5th gen rotors. Not bad.
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I know all that brash, i meant when chosing between legend and NSX.
My bad. :sleep:

Refer to the info posted above about the Legend calipers needing to be reversed ( L->R and R->L ) or the bleeder being upside down. Other than that, the only other difference would be the entry price.
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Bleeding that **** upside down must suck, don't even know if I'm down with that lol.
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just my opinion but i'll deal with the upside down bleeder once i find the legend calipers.
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just my opinion but i'll deal with the upside down bleeder once i find the legend calipers.
that's what I'm talking about. paying 500 (give or take) per caliper just so they say NSX is weak to me, I just don't have that money when the gain from it are so negligable.
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that's what I'm talking about. paying 500 (give or take) per caliper just so they say NSX is weak to me, I just don't have that money when the gain from it are so negligable.
500 is way toooooooo high. i have seen them for $200 but they go so fast. too damn hard to find
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i didn't even know what they go for on ebay, i heard on another prelude site that through acura they are 500.
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Or you can just get the spoon or these http://hopupracing.com/romifrcakiho.html (same price as the spoon one but they come with lines and pads) Im going to get the rotroa ones thats for sure (spoons are blue and im not a fan of blue)
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Or you can just get the spoon or these http://hopupracing.com/romifrcakiho.html (same price as the spoon one but they come with lines and pads) Im going to get the rotroa ones thats for sure (spoons are blue and im not a fan of blue)
how much power are you expecting to put out in order for you to need to spend $1075 for your breaks?

i can think of many better ways to spend that loot. just my .02
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acura-legend.com for type 2 calilpers, they go for sale all the tiem.
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