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Old 02-26-2011, 10:18 AM   #290
rydog
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Originally Posted by Jagular1785 View Post
^ Well said.

As a solely DD driver I can say I have NEVER experienced brake fade, even in the mountains. In a normal DD car, you really shouldn't be generating that much heat in the brakes, and if you are, its likely you need to stop riding your brakes. Even with a car that has more power, if you are just driving on the roads, I don't see the need to upgrade anything other than to replace the pads as needed.
What mountains are you referring to? I see you live in MO based on your profile.

I grew up in N California and experienced bad brake fade every trip to stinson beach.
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