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Old 12-08-2012, 05:24 PM   #21 (permalink)
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True, the OEM pads are HH sintered, but I noticed a fair improvement in stopping power with the EBC pads. While we're on the subject, the OEM brakeline is a braided stainless, but my braking also improved with an aftermarket line from Speigler.
are you sure? my OEM brake lines are not braided and how would different brake lines affect stopping power. there is no flow, or at least not much, it is just a transfer of pressure from the master cylinder to the caliper
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I was told once that the OEM lines are stainless, as are Speiglers, Russells, etc. I didn't check stopping distance or anything, so it could be imagination, but the front brake seemed more responsive/firmer after I put on the Speigler line. Can't explain it, but there it is.
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Old 12-08-2012, 07:51 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by bonza View Post
what I would like to know where in Oz can you go to buy them over the counter without having to have them to be ordered in!
I was going to just get the standard EBC pads but seems no one has them or the HH pads in stock. and the EBC website where it directs you to Oz is rubbish

on another note just to see how they go, ordered a set of front and rear cheapie XYT pads on an ebay dealer for about $30 front and rear postage included to my front door. about to fit them this afternoon
I ended up getting them form a uk ebay trader, however Triumph will sell them over the counter if your wiling to order them in. They don't sell the rear pads in HH sintered.
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