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post #1 of 15 Old 06-21-2009, 11:21 PM Thread Starter
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I want to upgrade my brakes, I got all this go power but no stopping power. Any suggestions.
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Did you swap on smaller brakes than what comes stock? Cuz we have some pretty beefy brakes. The best you're going to be able to do is steel braided lines and upgraded pads at this point. But if you think you're lacking in braking power on an 8500lb truck.....you're doing it wrong.
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DONT BUY CHEEP!!!! the brakes are fine on the truck but only with good parts. the cheep stuff wont work in extreme stopping
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I say go with Wilwoods quad pistons!

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I had Wilwoods on my GMC 16" 8 Piston! Loved them but $400 to change a set of pads suck! Oh yeah look at spending $3500 just for the front up grade and another $2600 for the rear.

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Did you swap on smaller brakes than what comes stock? Cuz we have some pretty beefy brakes. The best you're going to be able to do is steel braided lines and upgraded pads at this point. But if you think you're lacking in braking power on an 8500lb truck.....you're doing it wrong.
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Oh yeah look at spending $3500 just for the front up grade and another $2600 for the rear.



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I guess I should have added "affordably."
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Those brake slook sick but i could think of alot better stuff to spend that kind of cash on

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I had Wilwoods on my GMC 16" 8 Piston! Loved them but $400 to change a set of pads suck! Oh yeah look at spending $3500 just for the front up grade and another $2600 for the rear.

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Wow! Those are some pretty sweet looking brakes! But.......also with a sweet lookin price. I guess its one of those things, you get what you pay for!

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Ive changed mine out with ART (applied rotor technology) rotors and Im not quite sure Ive made a good decision! I got the slotted and dimpled rotors.
Im at a loss for words here. The only thing I can do is measure stopping distance with them on THEN change them out and remeasure with stock ones.
I may have to do this but Im no mechanic so its gonna cost me!
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The steel braided lines make a huge diff! I loved mine on my old 6.4
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