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Old 05 Apr 2008, 08:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,

I have a 2006 sti. I replaced my front discs and pads some time ago as I wasn't too impressed by the "less than urgent" performance of the standard brakes.
I went' for EBC Turbo Grooved & Dimpled discs, and Yellowstuff pads.

To be honest it hasn't made a great deal of difference, which I was sligntly dissapointed with.

I was thinking of upgrading the rear discs and pads now as the rear pads are starting to wear.

Is it worthwile me upgrading the rear discs too ?

Why does the breaking feel 'not that great' ? My wife has a suzuki swift sporting, and everytime i drive it I just touch the breaks and feels like my face is going to come off they are so grippy.. I know it's a smaller car but I want that level of grippyness with my brakes.

How should I proceed ?

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at lot depends on the pad material chosen, E$C wouldn't be my choice or recomend for an STi....................it also is to do with the lower servo assistance of Subaru cars in general compared to most other manufacturers which allows you to exercise more control at high levels of braking, but requires more pedal effort

for the rear std discs will probs be fine dependant on exactly what your after, however i would use a better spec pad

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thanks for the reply alyn

What pads would you recommend for front and rear?
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depends on how far you want to go??

but we offer various options for both budget and use, from high quality manufacturers liek Performance friction, Pagid, Ferodo, etc............

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