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Old 08-12-2012, 09:04 AM   #1
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I've got a 2000 Coupe with about 68,000 on it and I'm pretty sure the brakes are factory originals. I'm not experiencing any brake problems but I've noticed some mild pedal feedback and my right rear rotor has some light grooving so I may go ahead and just do the brakes. I normally only do street driving but I have thought about doing an auto-cross especially at Eureka Springs this year, so here's the deal....Has anyone heard about either "E-Line" or "ABT- Advanced Braking Technology" brakes?

Would just the standard brake package be OK for an occasional auto-cross?

I'm not wanting, nor can I spend mega-thousands like other foks on brakes
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Old 08-12-2012, 04:41 PM   #2
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Good pads are all you need for auto cross
don't waste money on drilled and slotted rotors
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If you're going to own a corvette, you're going to have to learn to spend money. Now write the check!
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If you're going to own a corvette, you're going to have to learn to spend money. Now write the check!
Easy to say. I'm 61 years old w/17 grandchildren, a Great-grandson and a red headed wife...What money?
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Old 10-01-2012, 09:32 AM   #5
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put those grandkids to work!! ...I agree with Ex, good pads are enough for the driving you will do.. why spend a small fortune on upgrades you won t use?
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Had to replace rear rotors (front rotors mike'd out perfect, so I just broke the glaze on them) and went with new OEM rear ones. I also installed ceramic pads all around. Good enough for what I need.

Put the grandkids to work? I've got a grandson that's a Sgt in the Marine Corps with 4 combat tours and another grandson that's a deputy sheriff, so I'm pretty sure they're working.

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Hope those two boys stay safe and well.
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