Rear brake upgrade on a 1988 5K CST to 20V vented rotors:is it
konstantin.bogach at morganstanley.com
Tue May 20 18:38:02 EDT 2003
I recently did complete overhaul of brake system on my 200tqa '89 (rebuit all 4
calipers, disassembled/cleaned and adjusted proportioning valve, new 4 rotors and
pads of course, new bomb, master cylinder a year before) and brakes were not good
enough until I replaced dead bomb. I was surprised by its effect on brakes'
perfomance. Now it is very good.
So, check your bomb as well.
> I'm considering an upgrade of my rear brakes from the standard solid
> rear discs to calipers and vented rotors from the 1990 20V or V8 and a
> master cylinder from an Avant. I don't race, I really don't even drive
> very fast, but I have never been happy the way this car's brakes have
> performed. My main goal is to stay out of someone else's trunk during
> rush hour or avoid cars that pull out in front of me. I have replaced
> the pads, flushed the fluid and replaced the master cylinder. I have
> decent stopping power, but not as good as other cars I've had. Thanks
> in advance for the input.
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