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    Fitting some Goodridge Braided Hoses hopefully this weekend along with new grooved discs and performance pads.

    Just wondering if anyone has fitted these? And if there is anything that i need to look out for?

    There aren't any fixtures and fittings with the kit though

    Thanks in advance for the advice
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    Quote Originally Posted by LiLoCollinsy View Post
    Fitting some Goodridge Braided Hoses hopefully this weekend along with new grooved discs and performance pads.

    Just wondering if anyone has fitted these? And if there is anything that i need to look out for?

    There aren't any fixtures and fittings with the kit though

    Thanks in advance for the advice
    Yep, direct replacement but you'll need to bleed the brakes after which you probably don't have a clue how to do or have the equipment so don't start it until you do

     
     

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    I did on my old car (non-BMW) they were top quality (and red!!) and fitted perfectly. I did have to re-use the old clips from the oe pipes though.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by RYM View Post
    Yep, direct replacement but you'll need to bleed the brakes after which you probably don't have a clue how to do or have the equipment so don't start it until you do

    EASY!...

    Done a bit of research into it and have acquired the relevant tools so I'm feeling competent
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mostly Harmless View Post
    I did on my old car (non-BMW) they were top quality (and red!!) and fitted perfectly. I did have to re-use the old clips from the oe pipes though.
    Were the lines literally just supplied as the lines and not with any additional fixtures or fittings?

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    Just thought i'd 're-light' this thread and mention how i got on with the fitting and the performance so far

    The installation was very easy, direct replacement (trickiest part was making sure you dont round the heads of the OEM lines!)

    They have only been on a week and are coupled with new grooved discs and uprated pads on the back, but i can say that they are a worth while upgrade

    Pedal feel is rock solid!

    For anyone that has driven an old Lotus Exige, they feel just like the brakes on that now, barely any pedal travel before they bite. I havent given them a good caining yet however as i want to let them bed in for a while first, but so far so good

    Very pleased.

    Oh and RYM.... as already mentioned... installation and bleeding proccess was a doddle
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    Quote Originally Posted by LiLoCollinsy View Post
    Just thought i'd 're-light' this thread and mention how i got on with the fitting and the performance so far

    The installation was very easy, direct replacement (trickiest part was making sure you dont round the heads of the OEM lines!)

    They have only been on a week and are coupled with new grooved discs and uprated pads on the back, but i can say that they are a worth while upgrade

    Pedal feel is rock solid!

    For anyone that has driven an old Lotus Exige, they feel just like the brakes on that now, barely any pedal travel before they bite. I havent given them a good caining yet however as i want to let them bed in for a while first, but so far so good

    Very pleased.

    Oh and RYM.... as already mentioned... installation and bleeding proccess was a doddle


    Engine conversion next then
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by RYM View Post


    Engine conversion next then
    Oh the sincerity
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    Quote Originally Posted by LiLoCollinsy View Post
    Oh the sincerity
    Still waiting to see pictures posted up or a How Too

     
     

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