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Posted 13 February 2013 - 10:19 PM

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Hi guys,

Are there any workshops in Singapore that specialises on brakes upgrade?

Any recommended workshop on this?

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 11:07 PM

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 11:24 PM

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C's performance. you want brembo 4 pot 6 pot 8 pot also have..


Wow, someone else also just mentioned C's to me for brakes. The workshop is so inconspicuously located at Kaki Bukit that I didn't quite imagine a following.

Have you fixed anything there before?

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 11:32 PM

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C's performance. you want brembo 4 pot 6 pot 8 pot also have..


Thanks Bro....

Will any of these brakes upgrades make the brake pedal feel firmer and less spongy?

Anyone can share experience in terms of brake upgrades?

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 11:45 PM

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Firmer and less spongy brake pedal?

Try changing to steel braided brake hoses+fresh brake fluid first before anything else.
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Posted 13 February 2013 - 11:57 PM

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Firmer and less spongy brake pedal?

Try changing to steel braided brake hoses+fresh brake fluid first before anything else.


Steel braided hose? Any workshop that does this?

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 12:49 AM

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Steel braided hose? Any workshop that does this?



what car? the SBBH are usually model-specific. Good stuff for more feel.
reason being, the stock rubber brake hoses tend to expand under pressure (i.e. when the brake pedal is depressed) thus hydraulic pressure to the calipers is not linear with ur foot pressure n brake pedal. Steel BBH does not expand with pressure. Shld cost approx $200+ for four corners.

goodridge is one of the well-known brands.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 12:50 AM

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what car? the SBBH are usually model-specific. Good stuff for more feel.
reason being, the stock rubber brake hoses tend to expand under pressure (i.e. when the brake pedal is depressed) thus hydraulic pressure to the calipers is not linear with ur foot pressure n brake pedal. Steel BBH does not expand with pressure. Shld cost approx $200+ for four corners.

goodridge is one of the well-known brands.


Bro..mazda 6. Anyone can do steel braided for this car?

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 02:13 AM

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Bro..mazda 6. Anyone can do steel braided for this car?


online http://www.hrpworld....;action=product

so there is a product available.

u will hv to chk with aftermkt mazda specialist if they carry. Maybe a mazda specific forum can provide better info.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:32 AM

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Google for runstop disc brake. Look for a guy Vince. Friendly, good knowledge on brake. Value for money.

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Posted 14 February 2013 - 09:13 AM

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What's troubling you and why do you want to do brake upgrading. If the brake is spongy, get the brake system flush, replace the brake fluid and make sure yr mech is using a brake bleeder to do the job. For some european cars , the mech has to follow the recomended bleeding sequent procedure if not there is just no way to remove the last few bubbles from the system.

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 11:00 AM

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 10:34 PM

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Bro..mazda 6. Anyone can do steel braided for this car?


Just go to any good sportscar workshop.
Many jap models share the same brake hose size and length.
Make sure they bleed the brakes properly.

The next best thing to a BBK upgrade is steel braided hoses!


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Posted 15 March 2013 - 11:17 PM

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Steel braided hose? Any workshop that does this?



Hv u considered getting an experenced mech to change yr brake fluid. Maybe got air inside.

Too sensitive brakes wil b hard to stop smoothly.

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 11:32 PM

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anyone know where to get Rotora rotor in Singapore?
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Posted 19 March 2013 - 05:42 PM

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anyone know where to get Rotora rotor in Singapore?


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Posted 19 March 2013 - 09:12 PM

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[quote name='AlanZ' date='Mar 19 2013, 05:42 PM' post='4806986']
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mcwell carries exzess. Don't think they hv rotora.
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Posted 19 March 2013 - 09:24 PM

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Rotora now seems to have no official local distributor. Previously was autovox but they don't carry them anymore. Some online stores also seem to have pulled rotora off their sites citing issues, although i haven't had any problems with mine yet. Seems that their website also had dead links, not sure if the company even in business anymore.

Getting pads is a pain but there's a guy on the 3gwrx forums who can still get, or i found that Elig makes pads for rotoras which perform alright for road use.

I would recommend you look at other brands with more available pad selection, a few workshops i went too could not get me replacement pads.

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Hi guys,

Are there any workshops in Singapore that specialises on brakes upgrade?

Any recommended workshop on this?

Thanks

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 09:51 PM

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Your profile stated you driving Ferrari,which came with Ceramic brakes,i think already good enough. laugh.gif biggrin.gif


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