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Well today I pulled the trigger and ordered new rotors and pads for my TGM3. My car has 22000 miles on it and the brakes are still good but I want to bring up the stopping power/fade to resistance of my ride....
Powerslot rotors front and rear and Hawk HPS pads will be here in a couple of days. Add to that the SS brake lines Ive never gotten around to installing and I should be all set on the braking front....
Now I have to decide if I want to move up to DOT4 brake fluid or not....

BTW just cause I havent posted this in a while.... :tgm3:
 

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Re: Ordered more goodies for my TGM3

Let me know how the Powerslot rotors are. I'm trying to get a good comparison between the EBC's and Powerslots. Also, get some pics with the rims on too. I would like to see how well the rotors contrast and such.
 

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not a prob...pics are manditory....
 

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Be sure to update us after some time has passed. I'm always interested in seeing how people feel about upgraded brakes so when it comes time for me to upgrade, I know what to look at.
 

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Re: Ordered more goodies for my TGM3

Most of the components arrived today... Rear Pads on backorder so they will be here in a couple of weeks...Heres a couple of pics to hold you over till the install.....

Everything on display


Front Hawk HPS pads


Front Powerslot rotor


Rear Powerslot rotor, you can see the size diff in the rotors....


Finally the TechnaFit SS lines Ive had for a while will also be going in....
 

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how much did all that cost u?
 

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did you make sure you got the correct hawk part numbers (for the front). im not sure if their error has been fixed.

correct #: HB519F.682
 

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thats some pretty nice lookin clear plastic you got there....

i've gotta agree-we need to know how much this set ya back.

Good stuff though- i'll be gettin hawk pads when i finally get around to that stage of maintenance/modification, whichever comes first.
 

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Including the rear pads when they arrive it will be less than $500 for everything... Kinda helps to work at a car dealership n get dealer cost on most things... :)

Oricle I double checked and the part # is correct for the front pads....
 

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As soon as the rear pads come off backorder and get shipped to me I will be doing the install.....
 

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Guess what UPS delivered today?? Yup the rear pads.... Install fest tihs weekend maybe....
 

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that pic with the brake lines...what is that little pack of gold stuff?

i bought a set of the same lines (new) still sealed in the package, but it doesn't have that...and the colour of the ends are different...mine are just plain metal silver whereas yours are gold finished
 

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[quote author=doughboyr6 link=topic=67367.msg1171323#msg1171323 date=1169874528]
that pic with the brake lines...what is that little pack of gold stuff?

i bought a set of the same lines (new) still sealed in the package, but it doesn't have that...and the colour of the ends are different...mine are just plain metal silver whereas yours are gold finished
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Those are clips to hold the brake lines in place... Dunno why my ends are gold and your not. Maybe I got the bling package by mistake ;)
 

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Installed the pads/rotors on Sat am saving the Brake line install for this weekend.... Gotta admit even without the brake lines stopping power is increased by alot. Only took a couple of pics and will post them up hopefully tonite.....
 
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