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Postby KS487 » Mon May 01, 2017 6:57 pm

Hey guys,
I'm due to replace the front pads (stock) in my 08 Gt Spec.B, and I was considering getting a pair of QFM HPF pads. Would it be worth upgrading the stock rotors as well?

In terms of power it's completely stock at the moment, but am considering getting a catback, CAI and tune in the near future.

Thanks guys.
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Re: New Brakes

Postby KS487 » Mon May 01, 2017 6:57 pm

QFM HPX*
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Re: New Brakes

Postby Surge » Mon May 01, 2017 7:44 pm

I wouldnt say its worth it.


Personally I noticed a difference with good pads.

But when I went with dba4000 t3 rotors I just noticed the pads wore out faster.

Looks good though. Not worth the price.
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Re: New Brakes

Postby MadmanSean » Thu May 04, 2017 9:35 am

Upgrading the Rotors is definitely a good idea! Its not any extra effort if your already replacing the pads.

DBA T2 or T3 rotors have a higher heat rating making them stronger and last longer.
If your just planning on driving on the street go for T2 series rotors, rotors can be ordered in slotted or non slotted.

Surge the reason your pads wore out quicker is due to the T3 disc's being slotted, slots chew up the pads quicker.
Surge wrote:I wouldnt say its worth it.


Personally I noticed a difference with good pads.

But when I went with dba4000 t3 rotors I just noticed the pads wore out faster.

Looks good though. Not worth the price.


Also i am not biased towards DBA in any way, RDA make good disc's too (I have them on the rear of my car)
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Re: New Brakes

Postby fedaykin » Thu May 04, 2017 10:59 am

Intima SS pads and inspect your rotors, if they are close to minimum after machining, buy RDA plain rotors.
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