performance big brake kits


A big brake kit is an oversized caliper that is used to house an oversized brake pad.  The said purpose of these kits is to increase the surface area of the brake pad hitting the brake rotor for improved braking function.


Many people upgrade their brake calipers because they think bigger brakes calipers and pads mean more braking power.  Most of this thinking is perpetuated by the belief that big brakes utilize more brake pad material and therefore cause more braking friction or grip.  Additionally, people notice most performance autos having them installed, and want to replicate this.  It is hard for these people to believe that the big brake kits used on racing vehicles won’t increase stopping power on their own street vehicles as well.


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