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Old 08-31-2005, 11:59 PM   #1
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I was just wondering if there is any sort of break up grades other then the cross drilled rotors..(bigger front rotors/calipers,rear disks...or even high performance pads for the stock brakes)

I was wondering this after i tryed on the 18" gxp rims and thought that it looked a little empity in there and it just got me thinking so where better to go then the bonneville club for answers
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Ebay has some crossed drilled and slotted rotors

I dont see any up now but sometimes I see some from this guy.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...RK%3AMEWA%3AIT
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There is a thread here somewhere about oversized rotors and brake upgrades. I don't know if anyone has actually done it, but I remeber the thread stating that the thoguht is the upgraded performance brakes for the GP will work. I dunno for sure. I do know that you really don;t want cross drilled rotors for street applications. I had a set of EBC slotted and dimpled rotors (gotta change my sig), but they warped on me. Currently running a set of stock Bendix. I would suggest somthing like RSM slotted with ceramic pads (my option for the next brake job, hopefully in the distant future). Paint those calipers and drums red to match the i on your badge. I love the look of mine.

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is this what you are looking for? http://www.gp-owners.com/upgrades/gm12brakes/
I'm considering (hope to be able to) doing this to my bonne some time soon.
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you cant use the GP brake upgrade
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Would you please expand on this, as to why they wouldn't work or if someone has tried it. Thanks
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The GXP and the 2k+ have different hubs and caliper mounting.

And stay the hell away from crossdrilled rotors. It'* a cosmetic thing the ricers do, because they're too ignorant to realize it weakens the rotors and cracks them.
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Peter you guys have Napa up there?

If so look into their slotted rotors.... Next time I do my brakes, Thats what I'll be using..

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Ditto. My RSM'* have served me well, but it'* time for NAPA premium slotted next.
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well apparinty we do have napa stores up here but i have never seen one and i sure if there is one it will be in toronto. however if there isnt one here where else might i find sloted rotors?

and what about the rear is there nothing i can do back there?
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