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Loco4G63
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Re: Brakes DESTROYED... new
#1312146 (Re: ChattavegasSE) 09/04/06 06:23 PM

Originally posted by ChattavegasSE:
Originally posted by Loco4G63:
Originally posted by TourDeForce:
Originally posted by Loco4G63:
I had Bendix all the way around for pads.....stopped everytime. Went to the track, went on the Tail of the Dragon, and I drove fast and nothing. A little smoke but always stopped.




Brakes on the Dragon??? Sounds kinda girly to me.


Had my ATX......no downshifting or engine braking.



Oh yeah, you never went high enough in the RPM's for that to happen. It's no fun below 5k!


Had it locked into 2nd gear....hit rev limiter quite a bit.

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Hector

2003 Rally Red Mitsubishi Evolution VIII
257HP/259TQ


2005 Lapis Blue Mazda 6s

RET: 00 Cabernet Red Ford Contour Zetec ATX SUPERCHARGED
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ChattavegasSE
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Re: Brakes DESTROYED... new
#1312152 (Re: Loco4G63) 09/04/06 06:35 PM

Originally posted by Loco4G63:
Originally posted by ChattavegasSE:
Originally posted by Loco4G63:
Originally posted by TourDeForce:
Originally posted by Loco4G63:
I had Bendix all the way around for pads.....stopped everytime. Went to the track, went on the Tail of the Dragon, and I drove fast and nothing. A little smoke but always stopped.




Brakes on the Dragon??? Sounds kinda girly to me.


Had my ATX......no downshifting or engine braking.



Oh yeah, you never went high enough in the RPM's for that to happen. It's no fun below 5k!


Had it locked into 2nd gear....hit rev limiter quite a bit.



Seriously? Because I was doing the same thing. I guess (*instert comment to spark 4-cylinder VS. 6-cylinder debate*), ain't that right!?!?

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2000 Contour SE 2.5L ATX - Toreador Red
2001 VW Golf GLS 2.0L MTX - Tornado Red
Buy my possessed VCR!!

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Loco4G63
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Re: Brakes DESTROYED... new
#1312158 (Re: ChattavegasSE) 09/04/06 06:47 PM

Originally posted by ChattavegasSE:
Originally posted by Loco4G63:
Originally posted by ChattavegasSE:
Originally posted by Loco4G63:
Originally posted by TourDeForce:
Originally posted by Loco4G63:
I had Bendix all the way around for pads.....stopped everytime. Went to the track, went on the Tail of the Dragon, and I drove fast and nothing. A little smoke but always stopped.




Brakes on the Dragon??? Sounds kinda girly to me.


Had my ATX......no downshifting or engine braking.



Oh yeah, you never went high enough in the RPM's for that to happen. It's no fun below 5k!


Had it locked into 2nd gear....hit rev limiter quite a bit.



Seriously? Because I was doing the same thing. I guess (*instert comment to spark 4-cylinder VS. 6-cylinder debate*), ain't that right!?!?


I should clarify....I used a brakes a little more going down than up the Dragon.

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Hector

2003 Rally Red Mitsubishi Evolution VIII
257HP/259TQ


2005 Lapis Blue Mazda 6s

RET: 00 Cabernet Red Ford Contour Zetec ATX SUPERCHARGED
160HP/141TQ





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ChattavegasSE
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Re: Brakes DESTROYED... new
#1312162 (Re: Loco4G63) 09/04/06 06:55 PM

Originally posted by Loco4G63:
Originally posted by ChattavegasSE:
Originally posted by Loco4G63:
Originally posted by ChattavegasSE:
Originally posted by Loco4G63:
Originally posted by TourDeForce:
Originally posted by Loco4G63:
I had Bendix all the way around for pads.....stopped everytime. Went to the track, went on the Tail of the Dragon, and I drove fast and nothing. A little smoke but always stopped.




Brakes on the Dragon??? Sounds kinda girly to me.


Had my ATX......no downshifting or engine braking.



Oh yeah, you never went high enough in the RPM's for that to happen. It's no fun below 5k!


Had it locked into 2nd gear....hit rev limiter quite a bit.



Seriously? Because I was doing the same thing. I guess (*instert comment to spark 4-cylinder VS. 6-cylinder debate*), ain't that right!?!?


I should clarify....I used a brakes a little more going down than up the Dragon.



Well that's better. I mean, who uses their brakes going up a mountain?

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2000 Contour SE 2.5L ATX - Toreador Red
2001 VW Golf GLS 2.0L MTX - Tornado Red
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Kremithefrog
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Re: Brakes DESTROYED... new
#1312209 (Re: ChattavegasSE) 09/04/06 08:31 PM

I use em both ways. Guess I'm doing it wrong.

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98.5 SVT
91 Escort GT (almost sold)
96 ATX Zetec (i brake to watch you swerve)

FS: SVT rear sway bar
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ChattavegasSE
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Re: Brakes DESTROYED... new
#1312218 (Re: Kremithefrog) 09/04/06 09:08 PM

Ross I didn't know you went both ways!

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Kremithefrog
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Re: Brakes DESTROYED... new
#1312264 (Re: ChattavegasSE) 09/04/06 11:09 PM

Originally posted by ChattavegasSE:
Ross I didn't know you went both ways!



You liar! Don't hide your true feelings!

"Yeah I've got dibs on Ross's rear." From:
http://www.contour.org/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=SE&Number=1309086&page=0&view=collapsed&sb=5&o=14&fpart=1

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98.5 SVT
91 Escort GT (almost sold)
96 ATX Zetec (i brake to watch you swerve)

FS: SVT rear sway bar
WTB: Very cheap beater

CEG Dragon Run - October 13-15

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ChattavegasSE
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Re: Brakes DESTROYED... new
#1312266 (Re: Kremithefrog) 09/04/06 11:15 PM

It's all pink on the inside!

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2000 Contour SE 2.5L ATX - Toreador Red
2001 VW Golf GLS 2.0L MTX - Tornado Red
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