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Rear Brake Upgrade

OLD BOY BRI

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I have just finished front brake upgrade on my VP (VT discs,calipers,braided lines,VT master cylinder and booster) and what a difference!I have searched but can't find anything on upgrade to the rear brakes(doesn't mean it's not there,just I can't find it).Has anyone done VT rears into an earlier model?Is it worth it or are they the same?If there is an article already on this please direct me to it and accept my apology for my noobiness.Cheers.
 

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I have just finished front brake upgrade on my VP (VT discs,calipers,braided lines,VT master cylinder and booster) and what a difference!I have searched but can't find anything on upgrade to the rear brakes(doesn't mean it's not there,just I can't find it).Has anyone done VT rears into an earlier model?Is it worth it or are they the same?If there is an article already on this please direct me to it and accept my apology for my noobiness.Cheers.
There probably is upgrade kits around but not really worth it, the front does the majority of the braking. Best thing you could do is install some slotted rotors and good pads, thats more than good enough for the rears in my opinion
 

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I have just finished front brake upgrade on my VP (VT discs,calipers,braided lines,VT master cylinder and booster) and what a difference!I have searched but can't find anything on upgrade to the rear brakes(doesn't mean it's not there,just I can't find it).Has anyone done VT rears into an earlier model?Is it worth it or are they the same?If there is an article already on this please direct me to it and accept my apology for my noobiness.Cheers.
Your VP has the same rear brake pads as a BA XR6Turbo and BA XR8 Falcon. You don't need to upgrade the hardware, just grab a set of slotted rotors and decent pads. And fluid.
 

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Okay thanks guy.Rotors,pads and DOT4 it is!For once it looks like the right way to go is also the cheapest.
 

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Surwagon on this site is running a rear brake upgrade of somesort. vented HSV rotors i think.
 

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With just the VT fronts, theres not really much out there thats worth the money for the rear, so good pads and maybe slotted discs is all you want.

I got 315mm curved slotted and vented rears, but I went for 343mm fronts and wanted to keep the brake bias relatively normal.
 

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I saw a kit on ebay once, it's just a bracket to reposition the bolting positions to suit the VT caliper, can't remember the details though, sorry. :(
 

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hmmm bloke i bought my Ve brakes for my Vp off said they were practically the same
 
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