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Old 06-18-2016, 06:56 PM   #1
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GT vs Cobra brakes

My '93 Mustang Gt brakes really nice. No noise, no brake dust and the pedal is firm and high. But! They look tiny behind my wheels. I was wondering, how can I upgrade to cobra brakes all around? I know the master cylinder on the Gt and Cobra are the same but everything else is different. They both use the same spring style handbrake on the rear calipers. Any opinions will be greatly appreciated.

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For an 03 all you have to do is swap the front calipers and mounting brackets. The rears use the same caliper but has a different caliper bracket to accommodate the larger rotor. I swapped my old GT to Cobra brakes and noticed a good bit more bite. Pair it with a good pad and they should serve you pretty well.
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For an 03 all you have to do is swap the front calipers and mounting brackets. The rears use the same caliper but has a different caliper bracket to accommodate the larger rotor. I swapped my old GT to Cobra brakes and noticed a good bit more bite. Pair it with a good pad and they should serve you pretty well.
Thank you very much for input. You saved me some money there. Amazon has this front and rear brake rotor and pads set that looks decent.

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You're building this for handling right? I would suggest that you don't settle for a no name pad and rotor if you plan on doing heavy braking. I personally liked the EBC Yellowstuff pads that I had on my old GT, but that's more of a track oriented pad
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I'm not tracking my car. I read some reviews on these brakes and one reviewer compared it to EBC. Plus a buddy of mine have EBC on his truck and he has to clean his rims multiple times a week because of brake dust.

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Cam check rock auto, they sell some power stop drilled and slotted rotors, I used them on my build and they work great!


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Thanks I will.

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