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Drilled rotors are pointless...slotted is where its at.

EBC pads create crazy dust. Well any performance pad for that matter. I can only keep my front wheels clean for a day or two.

All you really need is an el cheapo slotted rotor with some decent pads and you will be ok.
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Then that would be the slotted kicking in. If you noticed, I said slooted are a performance rotor and would give better braking.

I used to race autocross and have tried every brake combo on my mk3 possible.

Stock calipers with;

A: hawk pads. pepboys performance rotors.. not a bad combo.

b: cheap slotted/cross drilled rotors and ebc green stuff. ehh bout hawk level.

c: mintex redbox and stock rotors. better then both. TONS of dust.

(changed to SS lines here)

d: ebc yellows with stock rotors. Better, less dust.

e: hawk pads, slotted only rotors. Best combo, light dust nice grip.

f: brembo 12.3" big brake kit. cream my pants I can stop on a dime.
You autox'd a MKIII??
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**** yeah.

That thing was a blast to run.

Sure, it ran suck times, but fun never the less.

And by mk3 i mean this.


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**** yeah.

That thing was a blast to run.

Sure, it ran suck times, but fun never the less.
I am surprised you didn't run into problems. Every MKIII that has run with us at the AutoX has BHG'd or rod knock'd haha.
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Maybe the 6 banger ones.

The 2.0's are damn hard to kill.

Or, I just know how to drive. lol

But seriously, I did run into a few problems. Mostly small things. Caliper seizing, blown tire, shocks, things of that nature.
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That car with a VRT under the hood would be perfect, well that and if it was on RS's maybe.
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Hows this?

24v VRT pushing 550 whp. On RS's

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I thought we were talking Supra MKIIIs...my bad.
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Yes please!
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I thought we were talking Supra MKIIIs...my bad.
I hate those pieces if crap lol
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I hate those pieces if crap lol
Yea most are...they have a crap ton of issues.

Most of my buddies with them do the good ol 2JZ swap...
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I thought we were talking Supra MKIIIs...my bad.
Hence why I posted the picture.
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Nice MkIII.

Why not use the EBC Greenstuffs? I have em and like em. Stop great when cold or hot and very little dust.
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I have the EBC slots on the Jeep,they work great. This sounds like a job for MYTH BUSTERS! someone email it in.
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ewww... i dont like that little fact on the yellowstuff pads. what pad would you reccomend by EBC then?
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The Ultimax pads are a little better than stock but I'd go with the green stuff 6000 or 7000(suv/4wd pad) next time. Green Stuff

I bought everything from: http://perfectbrakes.com/
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**** yeah.

That thing was a blast to run.

Sure, it ran suck times, but fun never the less.

And by mk3 i mean this.

sick mk3 man, my bud has a mk3 also, vr6 My buds car : http://www.rennenparts.com/gallery/d...C01028_001.JPG

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The Ultimax pads are a little better than stock but I'd go with the green stuff 6000 or 7000(suv/4wd pad) next time. Green Stuff

I bought everything from: http://perfectbrakes.com/
I wouldn't do the Green Stuff, this is a direct quote from the owner of EBC brakes in an email between us...

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love the dub, ive got a mulberry mk3 im workin on with a 2.0

and im runing stoptech rotors with axxis pads-same setup thats going on my jetta.
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I wouldn't do the Green Stuff, this is a direct quote from the owner of EBC brakes in an email between us...
I'd do it for the low dust then.
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well hell. which pads should i get then since yellows suck when its cold and greens arnt upgrades?
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I'd go with Hawk pad's I think they are called HPS's, I hear a lot of people say that they like them a lot on a bunch of forums.
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I'd go with Hawk pad's I think they are called HPS's, I hear a lot of people say that they like them a lot on a bunch of forums.
yep, i have em and love them. dust is low for a performance pad and they stop in a hurry and are quiet. i put some powerstop slotted rotors on at the same time. $180 for everything. i looked at the EBC first, but i thought they were a bit pricey
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Hawk.

If you cant go brembo, hawk is the only way to go then.
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love the dub, ive got a mulberry mk3 im workin on with a 2.0

and im runing stoptech rotors with axxis pads-same setup thats going on my jetta.
mulberry

my dub was going porcelin then I sold her.

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