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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Jun 19th, 03, 10:17 AM Thread Starter
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would i benefit from replacing my stock front disc brakes...or leaving the stock front discs and replacing my rear drums with discs?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Jun 19th, 03, 04:07 PM
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Around 80% of the braking is performed by the front brakes, so IMO you would get more benefit from bigger front brakes than with a rear disc up grade.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Jun 20th, 03, 08:40 AM Thread Starter
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thanks......and sorry this was originally posted in the wrong catagory.

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