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Old Jan 16th, 2013, 01:45 PM
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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

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Old Jan 16th, 2013, 11:23 PM
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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.
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get stop tech they are the same or even sightly better then brembo
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