WTB: Light good brakes for cortina uprights

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WTB: Light good brakes for cortina uprights

Post by Talkiet » Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:09 am

Front, to replace the decent but HEAVY princess 4 pots on at the moment. Happy to buy new, just keen on suggestions or seeing if anyone had a set of suitable things lying about. Must fit under 13" wheels.

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Re: WTB: Light good brakes for cortina uprights

Post by 20vseven » Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:10 pm

Hi Neil,
See Les hunter re the Outlaw ones - straight bolt on

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Re: WTB: Light good brakes for cortina uprights

Post by Talkiet » Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:50 pm

Well, they do look ideal don't they... I have flicked Les an email...

Thanks for the pointer...

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Re: WTB: Light good brakes for cortina uprights

Post by nz_climber » Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:04 am

I got outlaws from Les, seem to be really good so far with no issues, much lighter than the old ones, and the vented disc was only a few grams heavier than the old solids

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Re: WTB: Light good brakes for cortina uprights

Post by Talkiet » Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:17 am

Thanks for the confirmation. Not sure I'll even bother getting the vented discs - might just stick with current solid rotors. Not sure I'll even get enough heat into them to justify it.

I have heard that on a really light car it's possible to have issues with the brakes not being able to get warm enough. I have tried to get in touch with Les but no luck so far. Pretty sure I'll go the Outlaw way.

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Re: WTB: Light good brakes for cortina uprights

Post by nz_climber » Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:58 pm

Never had a problem getting heat into my vented disc set up, pads work ok cold, but really come on after about 2 applications. Good thing about the outlaws is there is plenty of pads available (common wilwood size) and you can split them to take a spacer in the future for vented if needed.

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Re: WTB: Light good brakes for cortina uprights

Post by Talkiet » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:41 pm

I'm trying to source a set now but Les is busy and hard to get hold of... Hopefully I can talk to him this week. The Outlaws do sound like the way to go. I wouldn't be opposed to new vented discs if I had to but I'd prefer to stay with the current rotors since they are the lightest option.

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Re: WTB: Light good brakes for cortina uprights

Post by nz_climber » Wed May 01, 2019 6:41 pm

Here is the weight comparisons

Caliper + Pads

New = 2.3kg

Old = 4.4kg



Disc's

Old (Solid) = 3.83kg

New (vented) = 3.87kg

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