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Brakes Upgrade

Just ordered new braided lines and EBC HH Sintered pads for the front and rear. Also waiting on my new Supersprox 44T. I'll report back once installed and checked out.
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Just ordered new braided lines and EBC HH Sintered pads for the front and rear. Also waiting on my new Supersprox 44T. I'll report back once installed and checked out.
I love the 44T sprocket, just sayin'

Brakes I guess should be next on my list. And a power port. And barkbusters... and... and...
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You should notice a difference for sure. So much so, that you should be careful your first times out on the new setup...


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You should notice a difference for sure. So much so, that you should be careful your first times out on the new setup...
And DON'T forget that you need to "break-in" new pads for a few 100 miles....

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That should help. I noticed a good improvement with steel braided lines and the Vesrah RJL pads.
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Make sure you start grabbing the brake lever further up toward the pivot point while getting used to the new set up and gradually working your way back to full leverage at the end of the lever.
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Pads installed. Changing out my brake lines tomorrow. Also adding new brake/clutch levers. I went with Wesmoto lines on the front and a Galfer on the rear.
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upgrading PRE-2009 brakes

Here's the link to a thread on how to improve the front brakes on the '06, '07 and '08 Vs....

http://www.kawasakiversys.com/forums...ad.php?t=17772

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Installed the Galfers. Avoid WezMoto lines. Galfer is much higher quality.

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Installed the Galfers. Avoid WezMoto lines. Galfer is much higher quality.
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Just ordered new braided lines and EBC HH Sintered pads for the front and rear. Also waiting on my new Supersprox 44T. I'll report back once installed and checked out.
waiting is the key word with the supersprox 44t...I've been waiting since march 9th...
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where did you buy the pads and for how much?

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Got the pads on Ebay, I think I got both front sets and rear for about $150

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Thee 44t is a great mod.

I have never done the break lines. The front brake is great. The rear brake is kinda soft.

Does changing the lines correct the soft back brake?

Galfers is noted.


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waiting is the key word with the supersprox 44t...I've been waiting since march 9th...
LOL Don't do like I did. Waited two years to install because I was on the fence.





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where did you buy the pads and for how much?
I bought a set of the same pads for $105, from "Rocky Mountain ATV*MC" on 16th December, last winter.

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yes, they still have them and it's free shipping (in US)

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LOL Don't do like I did. Waited two years to install because I was on the fence.
I'm waiting on the Supersprox to get some in stock...guess I should've said I've been waiting while it's on backorder since March...I won't be waiting to put it on as I have a Yoshi TRC to go on at the same time (PC5 too)..
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IMO, changing the lines to braided steel Galfers front and rear and adding EBC HH pads increases braking and feel by 100%. Not quite like the servo-assisted ABS on my BMW RT, but very close. HUGE improvement!!

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U can't replace steel braided lines for ABS equipped bikes can u?


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