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Brake upgrade

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jmb1985, Sep 20, 2009.

  1. Sep 20, 2009 at 6:02 PM
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    jmb1985

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    Looking to replace my brakes on my 06 4x4 sport. Any suggestions. Would like to do some cross drilled with ceramics but havent seen any reviews
     
  2. Sep 20, 2009 at 6:06 PM
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    Cross drilled leaves room for stuff to get stuck in your discs...they are also prone to cracking (I've heard) under high heat/cooling cycles.
    Slotted will help...Upgrading your pads with a good pad...like EBC and some good brake fluid is the way to start. Little bits, until you get the result you want.
     
  3. Sep 20, 2009 at 6:16 PM
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    im gonna say go with some slotted rotors, and some hawk ceramics. i have slotted s/p rotors, and hawk lts pads, and they work great. go here......

    http://raceshopper.com/

    some of the best prices and customer service i have ever seen.
     
  4. Sep 20, 2009 at 7:27 PM
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    This would be a good time to switch to stainless steel brake lines too...
     
  5. Sep 20, 2009 at 7:30 PM
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  6. Sep 20, 2009 at 7:40 PM
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    yep, stainless lines, slotted rotors and ceramic pads are what im running. I sometimes slam on the brakes on offramps just to 'test' them lol
    works bitchin'
     
  7. Sep 20, 2009 at 8:03 PM
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    Where did you get your brake lines from? And, has anybody tried using the TRD BBK for FJ's on the Tacoma?
     
  8. Sep 20, 2009 at 11:02 PM
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    got all the front brake parts from http://www.wheelersoffroad.com/05uptacomabrakes.htm
    took a month to get the parts (they were out of stock on everything when I ordered) It wasn't urgent so I waited. others have gone to
    http://raceshopper.com/index.shtml

    I think the BBK wont fit with 16" rims and it's like $2000+
    not worth it IMO

    good luck

    brakes.jpg
     
  9. Sep 20, 2009 at 11:13 PM
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