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a while ago I done a brake upgrade on my motor, for the crappy 1.6 brakes to the vented 16v brakes.

now the discs feel warped, so does ne1 know what prices they are and if its worth going for performance pads and/or discs, and what prices they are?
 

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I have gone through 4 sets of discs so far on my SXI - they have all warped if its any consolation :(

Black somethingorother discs spring to mind - there was a thread on here many moons ago. Try speaking to Autovaux and see what they recommend.
 

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Possibly :D

Next set I get will deffo be an upmarket set - not the usual motorfactors ones
 

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My last set warped after 20 miles - I was driving extremely carefully as well :(
 

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mine went wavey .... not buckled ... but if you ran your finger across the disk it was rippled ...

difficult to explain without a pic ...

just replaced with halfords disks and ferodo pads ... but i think they may be going that way again :(
 

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good quality std disks shouldnt warp, I ran std disks with comp. spec pads for over 10 track days (5 or more sessions a day and 10 laps a session) and the track and back ment they covered a fair mileage and they were fine when I took em off.
 

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I bought the discs and pad and calipers 2nd hand (about 200miles on them), but they then sat in my shed for about 6 months.

about braking hards all the time - how about nearly all the time I am a little harsh with the brakes so I am just looking for some that can take the beating and last long.
The stopping power is good enough so more stopping power would just be an extra bonus.
 
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