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8.8 Braking

For those of you who have installed 8.8's with disc brakes, can you honestly notice a difference in braking? If so, is it dramatic? My truck doesn't have stopping problems, but it sure isn't a Corvette either. I'm hoping that with the disc brakes, I'll gain a fair amount in stopping power. Thanks for any help!
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i've really noticed it, going from 235's to 33 MT's on steel wheels added a lot of rotating mass.

so larger disc brakes helped out a lot.
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i've really noticed it, going from 235's to 33 MT's on steel wheels added a lot of rotating mass.

so larger disc brakes helped out a lot.
Thanks :) That's what I was hoping to hear.
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One of the best upgrades I've done to the truck. You can really feel the difference.
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One of the best upgrades I've done to the truck. You can really feel the difference.
Thanks for your input! Too bad it's going to be Spring before I install it.
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