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Old 03-22-2002, 01:52 AM   #7
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Default Re: H-6 rear brake upgrade

Originally posted by mr2guru
And don't really expect too much more braking power.
I'd expect just over 10% more braking power in the rear...

10.4 vs. 11.4 puts the braking force about 10% further out. Given the same pressure, you'll have ~10% more stopping force, think of it as a lever, you just got a longer one.

You also increased swept area, which will allow better heat dissipation, but I doubt that's a big issue on the rears.

Looks like a no brainer for anyone doing the fronts that doesn't want to go whole hog like the Wilwood rear kit.
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