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    Upgrade overkill?

    Looking to upgrade my Gen1 N/A brakes. Will going to Gen2 TT brakes be to much for my car? And what are the cost/performance drawbacks and gains from Gen2 TT brakes over Gen1 TT brakes? I know the parts that will need to be swapped but are Gen2 brakes an upgrade or an overkill?

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    In my opinion, NA brakes are very sufficient on a NA powered 3s. TT brakes will make you SLOWER due to a massive increase in rotating mass.

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    So no turbo, no upgrade? I'm running drilled/slotted rotors now but thought it could help.

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    I run Brembo blanks and have run my car HARD on some mountain runs and have not gotten brake fade yet.

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    WeLl I might just have to put that planned money elsewhere. But where? Motor? Trans? Springs? Stripper's G-string?

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    It all depends on you and your intentions. If the car is NA, I would just do some simple suspension upgrades, whether its coilovers or springs, better wheels if you don't already have them and be happy with having a nice looking car.

    If I could do it all over again I would have kept my car simpler and just enjoyed a nice daily driver

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    Car goes to paint in the spring, coilovers, and 18" wheels(maybe). It's my year round DD and it's fun but can't get any work done on it for that reason too

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    I've noticed any braking with 1g TT brakes above 100mph+ sucks. The brakes go soft almost immediately. Could just be my Hawks though.
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    it's your hawk HPS pads absorbing road salt during the winters. dave said switching to autozone duralast was an upgrade for him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by i3igpete View Post
    it's your hawk HPS pads absorbing road salt during the winters. dave said switching to autozone duralast was an upgrade for him.
    I'd believe it. My HPS pads sucked donkey dick. I'll never buy them for anything ever again, completely junk.
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