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    Brakes all fitted

    Finally got my brakes fitted that I got from the now dismantled S9TOL. Stopping power is immense, really puts the car on its nose. Took it out for a quick blast around some back roads and initial stopping is much better but with a bit of heat in them the really grip very well, even better than the similar High-spec setup I had on my Vectra (given theres a bit of a weight differance which will help as well).

    Unfortunately whilst I was out I came across a red Astra SXi which seems to have lost control and hit a tree, the roof was badly crumpled and both airbags had gone off

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    Nice one Dave - I bet they're the DBs!!


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    Still not happy about that whole situation Dave!!!
    Only joking mate!!

    Nice one - however we need some pics!!
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    Cool, did you fit em your self mate? assume they all when on ok.

    Do you notice a big difference, in feel and everything, or is it just when your really standing on them

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    Are they fitted behind standard GSi wheels Dave?

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    Big difference then Dave
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    T-Bone

    Legoman - There is a big differance all-round, even more so than the previous 4-pots I had on the Vectra. It takes a lot less pressure to get the car to slow down and a heavy stamp on the brkaes has the car right on its nose.

    Glenn - Nope I have 18" BBS alloys and a 3mm spacer on the front (both brakes and wheels came of the now departed S9TOL)

    Pete - hell yeah, just need to get out in it now and give them some abuse

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