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Old 05-08-2007, 09:33 PM   #1
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Default GB for pads/rotors and 1.8 upgrades!

So uh.. wishing I hadn't spent what I did to do my conversion... because this GB just came along over on CR.net

http://clubroadster.net/forum/viewto...3f24a71f26801b

Great option for those with 1.6L brakes... you have no excuse keeping them now.
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Old 05-08-2007, 10:01 PM   #2
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Whoa...definitely going to be giving them a call tomorrow. Question is...hps, hp, or blue?
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Old 05-08-2007, 10:07 PM   #3
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I used to get such a good deal with Hawk...so pissed I dont have my discount still.
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I think imma call them tomorrow, what pads should I get?
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i hated the hps on the street...

i love my hp+s but they are loud as **** (but i have no backing plates, clips, springs, or anti-squel glue)

I need blues soon I'm going to the track in a month.
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I went ahead and jumped on this.
I was concerned that the cost of shipping rotors would eat up any savings on the brackets, but it didn't end up being that bad.
Probably saved $40 over buying the pads on ebay, rotors at NAPA, and sourcing brackets.
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How much was it total, and what pads did you go with, if you don't mind my asking?
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Old 05-09-2007, 10:56 AM   #8
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Went with HPS, as my car is mostly for the street. They're well mannered yet fairly grippy, easy on the rotors, quiet, and not dusty. And they will sruvive just fine the 2x per year I put the car on the track.

I don't think you'd want the HP+ for daily driving with your BBS wheels. If you're looking for street pads, go with the HPS. If you want track pads, go with the Blues.

Total was 140 for pads/rotors + 25 brackets + 25 shipping to the commercial address.
If you want, you can add your order to mine and split shipping.

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Old 05-09-2007, 11:02 AM   #9
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I want everyones opinion, I got the 1.6 hps currently on front, how much better will the hp+ with the 1.8 feel, anyone have experience with this?
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i went from 1.6 HPS to 1.8 HP+, the difference was like trying to stop a Mac truck vs. a go-kart.

two things you have to deal with: noise levels and dust.
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I just remembered that I have some axis ultimates that I bought like ages ago that I never put on. So I just placed an order for just the brackets. I'll pick up some rotors from whoever has them cheapest around here once the brackets come in.
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Went with HPS, as my car is mostly for the street. They're well mannered yet fairly grippy, easy on the rotors, quiet, and not dusty. And they will sruvive just fine the 2x per year I put the car on the track.

I don't think you'd want the HP+ for daily driving with your BBS wheels. If you're looking for street pads, go with the HPS. If you want track pads, go with the Blues.

Total was 140 for pads/rotors + 25 brackets + 25 shipping to the commercial address.
If you want, you can add your order to mine and split shipping.

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I may just do that when I get the time today. I'll let you know if I do.
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Old 05-09-2007, 12:56 PM   #13
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I just registered there... but can't access my email until I get home to confirm. Can you post the deal so we can see it here. What do i get and what does it cost? Thanks, Sam.
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[QUOTE;111100]Ok guys just reading some requests for brake group buy. Here is the club roadster group buy for brakes.
HAWK HPS w/ free rotors. $69.99
HAWK HP+ w/ free rotors. $79.99
HAWK BLUE w/ free rotors. $99.99
prices are front or rear!!
Stainless Steel brake lines $95.99
1.8l brake upgrade kit for $25.00

Order a set of HAWK hps or hp+ pads and get free rotors. We also knocked off $10 per set.Prices for stainless brake lines and 1.8 brackets are with the purchase of pads.
If you were to purchase the complete set of pads, rotors and lines you will save over $90.00.
NO NEED TO PUT YOURSELF ON A LIST OR PM ME. JUST GIVE US A CALL AT 1-866-296-1100
THis price wont last forever so act fast!!
Hours are m-th 9-6
f 8-5 est.[/QUOTE]
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Are those salvage caliper brackets or something they have fabricated? $25 seems like a real bargain!
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salvage
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I just ordered HPS/rotors front and rear, plus the uprgrade brackets. Total as listed $163 + about $20 for shipping. Should be here early next week. There just aren't any good salvage yards near here or I would have done this a long time ago.
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Maybe. But I haven't been able to find just the caliper brackets for a good price, and I've been looking for a LONG time. I even had a WTB ad on m.net for 5-6 months.
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is this the fucked up 1.8 brake convo where you have to turn the 1.6 caliper upside down? I'd buy this ****, but I'm thinking I'll be better off with 1.8 calipers since I'm going to push the 1.8 brakes to their limits.
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There is no difference between calipers NA1.6 & NA1.8
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