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hey guys, my brakes on my vn have just recently started pulsating, and my pads are just about dead (i think they still standards):p i checked my discs and they are obviously worn out and there is even a little bit of scoring, so that means my pads are rooted aswell, i was wondering about a few options,

A) convert vn brakes to vt brake system, just wanna no how much it will cost and whether it is worth doing? do you have to change master cylinder?

B) go out and buy myself some big dba slotted and cross drilled rotors get some decent pads and keep standard vn master cylinder which are ****. wondering how much that would cost and if anyone else has gone this way.

C) third option would b the best susgestion u guys can come up with.

i have a little bit of money so i dont wanna go the cheap ass way, im just sick of putting my foot through the floor just t oapply some brake pressure.

any help would be great, cheers.

p.s would it also be smart to look into better calipers or not?
 

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first of all dont get cross drilled as the rotors crack.

what kind of driving do you do?
rally down back streets :)
granny driving not going over 50kph
the occasional outburst of reckless driving
ect ect
 

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little bursts haha but all legal. umm i sorta need better brakescuz of the idiots in front of me that leave it till the last minute to put the brakes on at a red light. had alot of near misses. i havent heard of any discs cracking, only if they cheapo ones.
 

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that a vn v8 one or a vt v8 one? how much they cost?
 

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VN/VP should do it. Dunno what they cost, my SS has one standard so I didnt have to change much when I did the VT brake upgrade
 

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does $550 sound to bad for conversion kit,

2 x PBR twin piston front calipers
2 x UPC#040, 296mm x 28mm vented rotors
2 x UPC#1344, Police spec brake pads
2 x Custom made ADR 7/00 braided brake hoses
2 x Holden conversion hubs made from 4140 steel complete with bearings, seals & studs

all i need to do then is get a master cylinder...
 

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yea i can do the work easy. umm how do i no whether my master cylinder is 1" or not, i went and took a foto of it, i was reading another thread about vt brake upgrades and someone said to just look on the front of mine, i looked and saw PBR then a big 1, so wat sthat mean, i already got a inch? heres pic.
 

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Yep, you have one already, the standard V6 ones are stamped 15/16
 
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