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Old 09-04-2005, 01:49 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by ButtDyno
Brake Info

"How ELSE can I decrease stopping distance?"

The only way to significantly decrease your stopping distance is to put stickier tires on the car or drastically increase downforce. Period. Anyone that tells you otherwise is is lying to you or doesn't know what they are talking about.

Sheehan Motor Racing
O.K. I'll take a shot. How about weight reduction? I seem to recall another notable mentioning that weight reduction, especially in the front, can significantly help braking.

If so, some BBKs are much lighter than stock. If you could drop 40lbs from your brakes (I know, that's a lot but there are such claims of 10lbs/corner out there), you may dramatically impact your braking ability and attribute it to your new BBK and rightly so but for the wrong reason.

Just a thought. Anyone have any experience with this?
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