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Old 11-28-2012, 02:37 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So I want to change out my bike stock brakes for bigger, better brakes. But I have absolutely no idea where to start. Ive got a 2000 Honda Shadow ACE 750. I realize that since my back brake is a drum brake there isnt really anything I can do with that short of getting a whole new rim and converting to disc brakes, but I want to try and get more stopping power out of the front brake. Any suggestions?
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EBC pads and disk. Change the stock hose to a stainless braided hose. Change rear shoes for EBC too
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you can also put a four piston front brake caliper if you have a two piston stock caliper
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Old 11-28-2012, 12:33 PM   #6 (permalink)
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If you change the caliper you'll need more brake fluid to operate it so make sure your resevoir is up to the task. Something often over looked.
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