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C30 T5 brake upgrades

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Old Apr 20th, 2019, 09:33   #1
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Looking to upgrade the front brakes on the wife’s c30 T5 ????
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Old Apr 20th, 2019, 10:13   #2
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Looking to upgrade the front brakes on the wife’s c30 T5 ????
The question begs why? is she doing a lot of track work at high speeds ? The T5 already has much bigger brakes than the lesser C30 ...Volvo know what they are doing :-)
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Old May 2nd, 2019, 10:35   #3
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Yeh again what Clan said, need to know a bit more as to why she needs bigger brakes?

Do you have the 300 disc? or the 320 disc? Is your wife doing track days or just struggling to stop in day to day driving?

Whats pads and discs are you running, you might find that bleeding your brakes will make a massive difference.

For upgrade you can get a big brake kit which is a lot of money or if you have a smaller brakes just get the bigger brake callipers made for the V50 AWD T5's
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A simple pad and disc upgrade will be more than adequate.
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Yeh again what Clan said, need to know a bit more as to why she needs bigger brakes?

Do you have the 300 disc? or the 320 disc? Is your wife doing track days or just struggling to stop in day to day driving?

Whats pads and discs are you running, you might find that bleeding your brakes will make a massive difference.

For upgrade you can get a big brake kit which is a lot of money or if you have a smaller brakes just get the bigger brake callipers made for the V50 AWD T5's

I did this one and works perfectly. You can source calipers also from Focus ST MK2 (225) and Mazda 3 MPS, all the calipers are the same (Fomoco 975 and 976)
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