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    Hi Ya people,

    What are your brakes like? maybe it's I'm used the Mini brakes but my new vectra C seems as if it finds it hard to stop!

    Anyone else have this issue?

    Thanks.

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    I find the same Martyn, they are not the best in the world, I've been looking around for aftermarket grooved and drilled discs and uprated pads.

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    Nope, the stoppers on the GSi are more than adequate..

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    Nope. Brakes on my Signum are nice and sharp. They are the slightly larger discs (like on Vec GSi) as it has the 2.0T engine, so that will obviously help!

    Just thought, you'll have the same brakes as you have the 3.0 CDTi engine. So either you're used to super strong brakes on the Mini?, or there's something wrong with them? I've got no complaints about the (same) brakes on mine.

    HTH

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    Stops on a dime mate.

    The 3.0 V6 engine probably weighs more than a whole mini!!

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    No problem here .... Not as good as the Astra Coupe Turbo ( larger brakes and leighter car ), but still good !

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jamie1979
    The 3.0 V6 engine probably weighs more than a whole mini!!
    You might be right there Jamie.

    I'm not saying my brakes are cr@p, but I do think they could be better.

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    I think the barkes are great on mine. (3.0V6 CDTI)

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    mine are great as well. though i need new pads soon.

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    I've been looking at these Martyn.

    http://www.performancecentre.co.uk/p...IG01&PTC=BRB01

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