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Old 03-06-2008, 08:02 PM
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Brakes Kits - 4 Pots vs 6 Pots

Hi Bros,
Pls help me.
Other than stopping power, price and size,
what is the difference in brake control between 4 pot brake kits and 6 pots?

Was told that with 4 pots I will lose the comfort of light, smooth brakings eg. when approaching traffic red lights. Because all 4 pots will "bite" the wheel at the same time and 6 pots will bite less at first untill you press fully.

I don't know if the sales man is conning me to buy the 6 pots instead of the 4 pots. The cost between the 2 is more than double $$ difference.

Thanks.
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Old 03-07-2008, 01:31 AM
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i think the numbber of pots is just to increase the responsiveness of the brakes if the rotors and brake pads size remains the same. a single pot with a bigger rotor and larger brake pads will brake faster then a smaller 6pot.
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Old 03-07-2008, 03:33 AM
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So you mean a 4 pot with big rotors will generally be sufficient unless you are taming a beast?
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Old 03-07-2008, 03:51 AM
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So you mean a 4 pot with big rotors will generally be sufficient unless you are taming a beast?
it shldn be double $$ difference between 4 pots and 6 pots.

Wat brand 1st?
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Old 03-07-2008, 10:13 AM
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So you mean a 4 pot with big rotors will generally be sufficient unless you are taming a beast?
wat i mean is...you should go to google and google it. learn more about brakes and how it works before deciding on the number of pots u wan. Changing of brakes can affect the brake bias.
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Old 03-08-2008, 09:58 AM
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go to the stoptech website. a good collection of info on brake upgrade.
http://www.stoptech.com/tech_info/te...e_papers.shtml
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Old 03-08-2008, 10:18 AM
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hmmm.. i think u onli get 6port if yr car hp is more than 500. anything less than a 4port is more than enough. =D
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Key word: Balance! Don't mod without doing your homework/research, else you'll end up wasting money and worse still make your car more unsafe.
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Key word: Balance! Don't mod without doing your homework/research, else you'll end up wasting money and worse still make your car more unsafe.
Very true bro. I wasted plenty of time and effort only to make my car slower. Lol. I learnt it the hard way.
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Originally Posted by sqflyer View Post
Key word: Balance! Don't mod without doing your homework/research, else you'll end up wasting money and worse still make your car more unsafe.
Very true bro. I wasted plenty of time and effort only to make my car slower. Lol. I learnt it the hard way.
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Old 03-09-2008, 08:39 PM
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Thanks Max, am sure you really mean it when you post your reply twice.

Guys, thanks for your helpful response, greatly appreciated.

How much (estimate) will a set of front 4 pot Project Mu and Endless kit costs?
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Old 03-10-2008, 09:29 AM
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Originally Posted by kaka03 View Post
hmmm.. i think u onli get 6port if yr car hp is more than 500. anything less than a 4port is more than enough. =D
bro u muscle man leh...must put 8 port...kekeke this week free can jio me out leh, during weekdays bro
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Very true bro. I wasted plenty of time and effort only to make my car slower. Lol. I learnt it the hard way.

Bro it was unintentional. lol
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Originally Posted by DT8 View Post
Thanks Max, am sure you really mean it when you post your reply twice.

Guys, thanks for your helpful response, greatly appreciated.

How much (estimate) will a set of front 4 pot Project Mu and Endless kit costs?

Pmu 3800 at chuan lee hin just install
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Old 03-12-2008, 01:45 PM
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Originally Posted by maxfoong View Post
Pmu 3800 at chuan lee hin just install
enjoying ur brakes liao ah bro...hahaha
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Old 03-13-2008, 01:52 AM
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Originally Posted by maxfoong View Post
Pmu 3800 at chuan lee hin just install
Bro Max,
How big difference between pmu and your stock brakes? 30% or 50% better?
Do you need to be more sensitive on the brake pedals now for pmu?
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pmu brakes goes eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee....kekekkeke
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All brake kits screech right? It whether loud or not. At least our insulation is relatively good that you would not hear it most times.
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Originally Posted by CoupeM View Post
pmu brakes goes eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee....kekekkeke
Lol if i brake hard at 407km/hr maybe. But these 2 days raining, braking not really biting leh. Pmu looks big for 4 pot. Anyway , i always hear a knocking sound at times
don know is greddy suspension or wheels??
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Bro Max,
How big difference between pmu and your stock brakes? 30% or 50% better?
Do you need to be more sensitive on the brake pedals now for pmu?
Hmmm. I think the PMU looks good. But braking wise, still don know the effect yet. But sometimes, i find that the brake will brake twice. After i step on the brake and hold on to it, it will brake another time by itself. Lol frankly speaking i don know how to put it in words. But its good.
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Originally Posted by littletonysg View Post
enjoying ur brakes liao ah bro...hahaha

Bro raining uh don dare try yet. Lol. Anyway, brake kit got run in period??
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Originally Posted by maxfoong View Post
Hmmm. I think the PMU looks good. But braking wise, still don know the effect yet. But sometimes, i find that the brake will brake twice. After i step on the brake and hold on to it, it will brake another time by itself. Lol frankly speaking i don know how to put it in words. But its good.
tat is ur ABS working....doooh
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tat is ur ABS working....doooh
I see. Lol, wrong frequency dude. So think braking not much different uh. Maybe under hard driving. Lol. I too noob to feel any difference.
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Originally Posted by maxfoong View Post
Bro raining uh don dare try yet. Lol. Anyway, brake kit got run in period??
of cos brakes have run-in period....

NO brand new brakes will let u brake efficiently the first day u install.....
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