Brakezzz - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > MINI Technical Forums > MINI Engine & Drivetrain Tuning > First Generation MINI Tuning


First Generation MINI Tuning
Find Sponsor products associated with this forum
Tuning the first generation MINI 2001 - 2006

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Jan 16th, 2013, 01:45 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 10
Local Time: 05:40 PM
United States
Brakezzz

hey guys so my mini is getting set up pretty hardcore with my LSD going in asap my stage 5 clutch goin in soon my 15% red pulley going in soon my alta CAI going in soon my MSD ignition in already and my 18" rims on my sport suspension with BFG G-forces so has anyone had much experience with stopping the monster i am creating.... i have ordered the ECS sport brakes (cross-drilled and slotted) and i have the ECS yellowstuff pads comming as well. will these give me the stopping power i need or should i just start saving my pennies and get the big brake conversion on my 03 cooper s... thanks for replies

Happy Coopering
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Jan 16th, 2013, 11:23 PM
DaFlake's Avatar
Has met Quack Quack Jack
MMC Member
Offline
Send a message via MSN to DaFlake
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Moving to Maryland!
Posts: 14,034
Local Time: 07:40 PM
United States Male View DaFlake's Pure Silver & Black 1st Gen MINI Cooper S Profile
You are probably going to hate that clutch for a daily driver to be honest. Also the MSD was not worth the motney either. With what you have so far, stock brakes are fine. Stay away from slotted and drilled as they tend to crack, go with one or the other. Most people use a rotor of choice and EBC reds. Yellows will likely not get hot enough in regular traffic and you actually may reduce braking power using them as they require more use to be effective. I have used power slot and they worked well for road use.

I would also go with a 17% pulley over the 15%. I had a 15 and upgraded a few years ago and it is much better with more power down in the lower range.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Feb 27th, 2013, 10:53 PM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: guernsey
Posts: 80
Local Time: 12:40 AM
Guernsey Male
get stop tech they are the same or even sightly better then brembo
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

» Recent Threads
URGENT - Crash in France
Today 09:47 AM
Last post by mab01uk
Today 11:06 PM
2 Replies, 166 Views
Chirping noise driving me mad!
Today 09:43 PM
Last post by chipcooper
Today 09:43 PM
0 Replies, 39 Views
Union Jack wing mirrors on Pepper White?
Today 08:52 PM
Last post by Irish Viking
Today 09:20 PM
2 Replies, 57 Views
Twitchy steering
Jul 1st, 2014 03:39 AM
by arp32
Last post by arp32
Today 09:14 PM
3 Replies, 626 Views
How much should i sell my mini for?!?!?
Yesterday 06:55 PM
Last post by k3fus
Today 09:02 PM
2 Replies, 207 Views
JCW Newbie Needs Advice!
Today 08:56 PM
Last post by RikPowell
Today 08:56 PM
0 Replies, 43 Views
Mini Cooper Clubman Power Loss
Jul 19th, 2014 04:14 PM
Last post by Stevetv175
Today 06:28 PM
3 Replies, 431 Views
Wind deflectors
Today 08:09 AM
by Jo42
Last post by redditchmini
Today 06:12 PM
3 Replies, 185 Views
Champ2 Feature Validation Project
Today 06:10 PM
by ATak623
Last post by ATak623
Today 06:10 PM
0 Replies, 73 Views
Champ2 Feature Validation Project
Today 06:07 PM
by ATak623
Last post by ATak623
Today 06:07 PM
0 Replies, 70 Views
automatic transmission fluid
Jul 28th, 2014 12:03 PM
Last post by cantfindthegenepool
Today 06:06 PM
2 Replies, 338 Views
Mini One D ABS light
Today 02:14 PM
by ///MAZI
Last post by The Nun
Today 03:13 PM
1 Replies, 100 Views
How long does an order take
Today 12:47 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 02:45 PM
1 Replies, 134 Views
Mini Cooper N/A rally build
Apr 10th, 2012 02:08 PM
Last post by Rally370
Today 02:43 PM
92 Replies, 34,369 Views
How much do you pay in insurance?
Jul 24th, 2010 03:01 PM
Last post by SeanC
Today 02:04 PM
83 Replies, 28,999 Views
opening the boot - am i being special??
May 4th, 2014 12:20 AM
Last post by martapart
Today 12:14 PM
15 Replies, 1,333 Views
Mystery rattle on Roadster solved!
Today 11:38 AM
Last post by David T-H
Today 11:38 AM
0 Replies, 102 Views
Have fun with your friends and family on Christmas
Today 11:19 AM
Last post by Spainchristmas
Today 11:19 AM
0 Replies, 97 Views
2009 Radio Software Update
Jul 29th, 2014 03:30 PM
by Tom_P
Last post by kurleecobra
Today 10:50 AM
4 Replies, 324 Views
URGENT - Crash in France
Today 09:46 AM
Last post by MiniIssue
Today 09:46 AM
0 Replies, 134 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
» Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 11:40 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2