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Old 02-05-2008, 06:53 AM   #1
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brake rotors, lines, pads.

thinking about upgrading my brakes. what are some good options and brands?
bike is an 03 r6 with some engine mods and upgraded susp and possibly upgraded wheels. weekend toy so performance is the main criteria. bling is second lol
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thanks. i will most likely buy from patrick gota get up there as soon as i get over this flu
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brembo 16x18 front master, galfer steel braided lines, and ebc pads, that sum will stop
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brembo 16x18 front master, galfer steel braided lines, and ebc pads, that sum will stop
would rotors be overkill with that setup?

can i use my pazzos with the brembo master or do i have to use that ugly black one the kit comes with?
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would rotors be overkill with that setup?

can i use my pazzos with the brembo master or do i have to use that ugly black one the kit comes with?
this is plenty enough braking power, and you would have to get a new brake lever cause the brembo is a radial and i believe you have a linear on the bike right now
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The master should be fine on your bike. The list is pretty solid from above. Lines and pads will go a long way in making your bike feel dramatically different. I feel you'll where you want to go after that stuff.
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The Brembo 16 x 18 master cylinder is recommended by Brembo for single caliper applications and SuperMoto !!
You should consider the 19 x 20 or the 19 x 18 ratio.
A 20 ratio lever will give less travel and be harder,
18 gives more travel & is easier to pull.
Both are recommended for twin front calipers.
I've always preferred the 19 x 18 ratio version myself although several racers I know swear by the more on/off 19 x 20.
Check out the latest Brembo Radial (BILLET MACHINED BODY) - 19mm bore, 18 ratio FLIP lever master cylinder, now that is one sexy bit of kit.
Not to be confused with the older CAST BODY model.

Look into a Galfer "SpeedKit" I believe their called.
A boxed set of Wavey discs supplied with brake pads. By purchasing discs & pads together as a "Speed Kit" you may find a saving can be made over ordering components separately. Front "Speed Kits" contain Galfers high performance 'HH' rated, sintered metal G1375 road & track day pads.
Galfers look the biz too.

Nice set of braided hoses and you're away.

Standard one piece R6 calipers are superb, don't change unless you just need to scratch that itch ha ha
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Before buying new rotors and a master cylinder, try some stainless steel front brake lines (Goodridge or Galfer) and EBC HH sintered brake pads. Be sure to bleed all of the air out of the system so you get a firm feel at the brake lever. For brake fluid, I like Motul RBF 600.
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Before buying new rotors and a master cylinder, try some stainless steel front brake lines (Goodridge or Galfer) and EBC HH sintered brake pads. Be sure to bleed all of the air out of the system so you get a firm feel at the brake lever. For brake fluid, I like Motul RBF 600.

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