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Simple Brake Upgrade

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by roary_tubbs, Feb 13, 2017.

  1. Feb 13, 2017 at 8:28 AM
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    roary_tubbs

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    I have a 2011 Toyota Tacoma TRD and it's time for a brake job.

    I'm looking for some guidance on an aftermarket brake setup. I'm not looking for anything drastic, but definitely considering...
    • Slotted rotors
    • Steal breaded lines
    • Pads
    I'm trying to stay under $1,000 budget.

    This is my first post in this forum, so thanks in advance.
     
  2. Feb 13, 2017 at 8:33 AM
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    Where you located? Goodridge has a good set of brake lines. Rock auto has stop tech rotor and pad kits. Total parts cost is around $300.
     
  3. Feb 13, 2017 at 8:35 AM
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    ManBeast

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    I got ebc slotted and drilled rotors and green stuff pads for 267 shipped. Ive heard good things about stoptech too. Idk anything about steel lines
     
  4. Feb 13, 2017 at 8:36 AM
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    A bunch a cool stickers, a bada ass MetalMiller Tx Longhorns grill emblem painted Hemi Orange, JBA long tube headers with o2 sims, Diff breather mod, Red LED interior lights, Fancy head unit that plays ipod n movies, Also DIY install factory stuff like, factory cruise control, factory intermittent wipers, OME nitro struts with 886x springs and toy tec top plate, JBA high caster UCA's for better alignmnet and dey beefier too, Old Man Emu Dakar leaf springs in da rear with the gear, U bolt flipper, Ivan Stewart TRD rims with 33" K Bro 2's, some bad ass weather tech floor liners so I don't muck up my interior, an ATO shackle flipper for mo travel in da rear wit the gear, also super shiny Fox 2.0 shocks back there too, all sorts of steal armor for bouncing off of the rocks like demello sliders, AP front skid, trans skid, n transfer skid, demello gas tank skid, and a tough as nails ARB bumper with warn 8k winch, I'm sure there's more
  5. Feb 13, 2017 at 8:38 AM
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  6. Feb 13, 2017 at 8:42 AM
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    boogie3478

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    All the mods
    I'm looking at the EBC Stage 4 kit with slotted rotors.
     
  7. Feb 13, 2017 at 2:30 PM
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    This is the setup I got for mine recently. Price is right and no complaints.
     
  8. Feb 13, 2017 at 3:36 PM
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    If ur lifted or plan to lift ur truck,
    TW Member OCTaco can supply custom SS Lines, details here.
    May not suit ur needs, but worth a look.
    I bought 4 for my Solara & 4 for my lifted Tacoma, a couple years ago.
    Goodyear SS Line, any length.
    No problems, good quality, good price at the time, good guy to work with.


    CC
     
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  9. Feb 13, 2017 at 6:05 PM
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    roary_tubbs

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    Thanks for the responses. My truck is not lifted and do not plan to do so anytime soon.

    So it sounds like the options are...
    1. Stoptech Z23 Rotors, Pads & Lines
    2. EBC Rotors
    3. Green stuff pads
    4. Goodridge lines
    Also any input on new calipers?
     
  10. Feb 13, 2017 at 7:35 PM
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    I don't see why you would need new calipers unless you just want to buy a powder coated set.
     
  11. Feb 13, 2017 at 8:13 PM
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    Justinlhc

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    If/when I ever need new rotors and calipers I'll buy 4Runner Sport parts. I couldn't imagine NOT doing that.
     
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  12. Feb 13, 2017 at 8:14 PM
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    I've ran ebc yellows and stop tech, I like the stop tech better.
     
  13. Feb 13, 2017 at 8:15 PM
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    This x1000
     
  14. Feb 13, 2017 at 9:48 PM
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    I have that same kit and love it. so much better then stock
     
  15. Feb 13, 2017 at 9:53 PM
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  16. Feb 13, 2017 at 11:23 PM
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    I went with the EBC stage 5 kit. Drilled slotted rotors and yellow stuff pads I think it was $350 free ship on JC Whitney.

    Also installed the goodridge steel lines.

    Very happy with the new brakes. After the break in period and following the pad bedding in procedure they really stop good now. Much better than stocks. They don't seem to get the "squish" I had seen before. They are dusty though.

    I did notice a shake in my steering after I installed them. I had wheels rebalanced and it didn't fix it. I called EBC and they sent me a whole new kit right away. They were awesome. The rep said that sometimes a rotor will come unbalanced from the factory by a manufacture defect. But they made good on their parts.
     
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  17. Feb 13, 2017 at 11:26 PM
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  18. Feb 13, 2017 at 11:29 PM
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    Ebc stage 5 isnt quite what i would call "drilled" as this can mislead others who dont know, into thinking they are "cross drilled"
    The stage 5 are dimpled and slotted.
    Great setup tho
     
  19. Feb 13, 2017 at 11:33 PM
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    20150404_181916.jpg These work great. Rotors and pads came as a kit (for towing) steel braided lines got separate. With all the steel armour (this is an old pic) bitch stops on a dime.
     

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