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Been noticing some guys talking about SS lines and fluids. I'm looking to upgrade as well so what do you guys recommend for SS lines? Brand and such. Always what the do most guys use for fluid? Any advice or tips help. Thanks in Advance :)
 

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I can give a full review on my lines once I receive my other set in the mail..

I got mine from Hard Racing on the advertisement they have on here, it is a good price :)
 

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Fluid will not do jack diddly squat unless your racing and then you would use a higher DOT fluid that will not boil. Stainless braided lines will just give you a firmer lever, I have just changed my front pads from the useless standard ones to BENDIX Supersports sintered and the are unbelievably better than stock and will only get better once the discs have bed in as they are only 470km old and still have a lot of cross hatching on them. Also there is a few other threads about brakes so do a search but don't read into the whole must have braided lines and so forth as it is not a race bike and if it was it wouldn't have the shitty calipers that it does
 

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Upgrading the fluid, lines, and pads. Are cheap and easy ways to improve braking performance.
 

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The best brake is probably the conversion to a (iirc), 6 piston Brembo and a matching master. There is a bolt on kit but the cal adapter is like $300+ US.

I have a Tokico 4 pot cal off a GSXR that I'll be fitting ASAP as the combo of DOT 4, SS lines and EBC HH pads are not enough for how I want it to feel and stop.

It is shockingly good compared to the full stock system but not enough power/bite and pretty high force is needed at the lever.
 

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Brake fluid gets hot in hard street use too. I've boiled mine enough to have fade already and no track time needed. Fresh DOT 3 is fine too, but if you are pushing the limits of the brakes anywhere DOT 4 or 5.1 is a worthwhile investment.
 

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DOT 4 is standard DOT 3 is ****. DOT 5.1 is a race fluid. Old3 what pads are you running
 

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EBC sintered HH. Good, better, not great IMO. Might be the caliper though. Bites OK initially then needs alot more pressure, tapers off as you do a long stop.
 

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I read somewhere that the ABS has sintered pads from the factory. That was one of the differences in the braking system over the non-ABS bikes.

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