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Old 30th April 2010, 20:28   #1
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Hello guys! My car's brake discs have been giving problem off late, and seems like need replacement. So I was just thinking why not install some good brake discs like Tarox from Petes. Any inputs regarding this will be welcome.

And do I need to change the brake calipers and pads if I plan to change the discs other than the stock ones?

Any idea about the cost of the such discs for SwiftD?

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Old 1st May 2010, 12:43   #2
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Hay You need a good brake pads not a rotor.I dont recommend to use Crossed drilled rotor on a Swift.Cross drilled rotor increase the volume of brake dust and deteriorates the overall braking performance of your car due to the reduced contact surface area and thermal mass.

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Hay You need a good brake pads not a rotor.I dont recommend to use Crossed drilled rotor on a Swift.Cross drilled rotor increase the volume of brake dust and deteriorates the overall braking performance of your car due to the reduced contact surface area and thermal mass.

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This cross drilling business is a scam!
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Cross drilled rotors will wear out your pads quickly too. Imo you don't need it for street use. Get good pads instead. Stock Swift VDI rotors iirc is vented type.

Oh and btw they're prone to cracking too.

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Thanks guys! So should I better go with the stock Swift discs?
And as for the better brake pads, I'm paying the cost of those only. I moved to Bosch brake pads after my original got worn out. No doubt braking improved a lot, but they started eating into my discs. And today my discs make lots of noises and shuddering when brakes are applied.
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Thanks guys! So should I better go with the stock Swift discs?
And as for the better brake pads, I'm paying the cost of those only. I moved to Bosch brake pads after my original got worn out. No doubt braking improved a lot, but they started eating into my discs. And today my discs make lots of noises and shuddering when brakes are applied.
if your rotors are wrapped then it leads to shudders or else the pads have been unevenly worn out or both
i would suggest go for EBC brake pads. you could try viper or n-1 racing.
i think ebc green stuff or ebc oem will do the trick.
i am using ebc pads on my esteems with new MGP rotors.
very good result

cheers
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Hi,
Also check Hawk HPS pads too.I have in my 320D.
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Thanks! I think I'll go for OEM discs/pads to be on the safer side.
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CARS India has quoted 3500 + 1800 for both front and rear, not sure if some other dealer cn better that for Stock pads. BTW these are for vxi MGA.
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Default Re: Brake Discs for SwiftD?!

Has anyone tried these hawk hps or ebc barke pads on their swift. i want to know the real user experience before i put my 5K on brake pads.
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