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Old 04-13-2013, 06:54 PM   #29
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So today I was able to get my R1 Rotors and Hawk HPS Pads installed. Took a little over an Hour and a Half form start to finish. I made sure to really heat up the pads once they were in to make sure i had no problems in the future with noise and to make sure they were Burnished well into the rotors. I actually could smell the pads and even saw a little amount of smoke. As of right now with the little bit i have driven i can definitely tell that it stops much quicker and the pedal definitely has a tougher and nicer feel to it. All in all I am very glad that I did this mod and I am much more confident with the breaking of the car now.

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Old 04-13-2013, 07:36 PM   #30
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Those rotors look GREAT. Adding this to my next round of mods. Regardless how much brake is left on my stock set-up. New rotors and pads. Thanks for the write-ups.
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Old 04-13-2013, 07:42 PM   #31
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Everything looks great! And the rotors make a huge difference!
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Old 04-13-2013, 08:19 PM   #32
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Those look great! Congratz on the upgrade! Can't wait to install mine haha!
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Old 04-13-2013, 10:08 PM   #33
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Very nice and clean look! huge difference in look and performance!
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Old 04-14-2013, 03:26 AM   #34
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Like the disc's and break work. Nice Car.
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Old 04-14-2013, 09:58 AM   #35
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Everything looks great! And the rotors make a huge difference!
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Those rotors look GREAT. Adding this to my next round of mods. Regardless how much brake is left on my stock set-up. New rotors and pads. Thanks for the write-ups.
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Those look great! Congratz on the upgrade! Can't wait to install mine haha!
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Like the disc's and break work. Nice Car.
Thanks for the compliments guys. I'm really thinking whenever I get around to doing my rims in black that these rotors will really pop
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Old 04-14-2013, 12:28 PM   #36
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Thanks for the compliments guys. I'm really thinking whenever I get around to doing my rims in black that these rotors will really pop
Def will, now you just gotta paint your calibers haha
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Old 04-14-2013, 12:34 PM   #37
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Def will, now you just gotta paint your calibers haha
I have been thinking about something but I like the silver look actually. If I were to paint them I would go with a Silver Ice color. I really like the way silver calipers look behind black wheels. Plus I think if I were to do yellow it would be to much.

Also I went to go and find the paint and primer for my manifold in town and wasn't able to find anything I needed in town so I think i might just save up and go the powder coat route. Still thinking about it since I might do a ported manifold in the future
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:27 AM   #38
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Old 04-24-2013, 08:59 PM   #39
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Old 05-23-2013, 01:17 PM   #40
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Our cars have almost same bolt-ons and touch ups....

Great ride man....
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Old 05-23-2013, 01:27 PM   #41
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Ride is looking awesome! Basically all the things I am working towards doing myself
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Old 05-23-2013, 01:52 PM   #42
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Ride is looking awesome! Basically all the things I am working towards doing myself
Thanks for the compliments. I have finally have everything I need to get my paint correction done. So all i need now is the time which I think I will have sometime by Mid-June.
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