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Old 08 Apr 2008, 03:23 pm
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Default New Brakes!

Just got some R1 Concepts brakes for my car. Drilled and slotted rotors and new performance pads. I cant wait to see how well she stops! putting them in looks tedious so it may be a while, but I will post step by step instructions and pictures when I do it if anyone is interested.
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Old 08 Apr 2008, 03:40 pm
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Default Re: New Brakes!

If you've ever done brakes before, replacing the rotors and pads on the PT is easy. Just remember how the little metal clip goes on at the bottom of the caliper/caliber (depends who you ask how it's spelled).

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Old 08 Apr 2008, 04:18 pm
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If you've ever done brakes before, replacing the rotors and pads on the PT is easy. Just remember how the little metal clip goes on at the bottom of the caliper/caliber (depends who you ask how it's spelled).
Yeah, the Haynes manual i have made a big deal out of that. Are those R1 Concepts brakes per-chance?

(I've always seen it spelled caliper)
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Old 08 Apr 2008, 04:27 pm
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Yeah, the Haynes manual i have made a big deal out of that. Are those R1 Concepts brakes per-chance?

(I've always seen it spelled caliper)
I did the pads and rotors a couple years ago and don't remember the brand. The pads were dust free (which they lived up to) and the whole system works well.

I did a Google search on brakes and pads and half the hits had caliber and the other half had caliper.
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Old 08 Apr 2008, 06:52 pm
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As far as I know:
caliper = gun
caliber = brakes
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Old 08 Apr 2008, 07:09 pm
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As far as I know:
caliper = gun
caliber = brakes
Uh, I feel that should be flipped...Caliper - brakes Caliber - gun
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Old 08 Apr 2008, 08:32 pm
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gotta agree with quicksilverdon, thats what I have always heard.
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Old 08 Apr 2008, 09:22 pm
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Caliper. or if you all forget that, Ive heard "brake squeezy thingy" and "that clampy thing" mumbled at the autozone counter once or twice.........
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Oh for sakes! I didn't type what I was thinking... Lol! Oh well... I was almost right... I guess dyslexic today I am.

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