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Old 01-08-2004, 10:05 PM   #1
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Lightbulb FAQ: Suspension, Brakes & Handling Tech v2.0 (Read Before Posting)

This forum is designed to answer tech questions. Mods and members will try to answer the questions the best as we can. Read the FAQ below, it has lot of information that you may not already know. If you can't find it here, post up.

No questiosn on where to buy brakes, springs, shocks etc. This is a tech forum. We have a sponsor forum, email, call them. If they don't know, ask them if they know two shops that would sell the item you are looking for.

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Coilover or Springs?
http://www.norcalcrx.org/tyson/coilover.html

Hollow vs Solid Sway Bars
http://www.whiteline.com.au/docs/bul...%20Swaybar.pdf

Brake Tech Articles:
http://www.teamscr.com/component/con...e-upgrade.html

Converting Spring Rates:
http://www.dfaulknersprings.com/convert.htm

Bedding in Brake Pads
http://www.tirerack.com/brakes/tech/....jsp?techid=85

Stainless Steel (SS) Brake Lines FAQ/Myths:
http://www.nsxprime.com/wiki/Brake_Lines

Stoptech Brake Upgrade Discussion:
http://www.stoptech.com/whitepapers/...ons_122701.htm

Warped Rotors Myths:
http://www.stoptech.com/tech_info/wp...rakedisk.shtml

Seasoning Brake Rotors:
http://www.mattsclassicbowties.com/c...n-us/d260.html

Brake Fluids:
http://www.stoptech.com/whitepapers/brakefluid1a.htm

How to Bleed Brakes:
http://www.stoptech.com/whitepapers/...rakesright.htm

Break Pad Knockback:
http://www.stoptech.com/whitepapers/knockback.htm

Brakd Fluid Boiling Points:

ARRANGED BY DRY BOILING POINT:

DRY:401F -- WET:284F --- DOT3 MINIMUM
DRY:446F -- WET:311F --- DOT4 MINIMUM
DRY:500F -- WET:356F --- DOT5 MINIMUM
DRY:502F -- WET:343F --- VALVOLINE SYNPOWER
DRY:509F -- WET:365F --- MOTUL 5.1
DRY:527F -- WET:302F --- AP RACING 551
DRY:536F -- WET:392F --- ATE SUPERBLUE/TYP200
DRY:590F -- WET:410F --- AP RACING 600
DRY:590F -- WET:518F --- CASTROL SRF
DRY:593F -- WET:420F --- MOTUL RBF600
DRY:610F -- WET:421F --- NEO-SYNTHETIC SUPER DOT 610
DRY:620F -- WET:425F --- COBALT SUPER XRF

ARRANGED BY WET BOILING POINT:

DRY:401F -- WET:284F --- DOT3 MINIMUM
DRY:527F -- WET:302F --- AP RACING 551
DRY:446F -- WET:311F --- DOT4 MINIMUM
DRY:502F -- WET:343F --- VALVOLINE SYNPOWER
DRY:500F -- WET:356F --- DOT5 MINIMUM
DRY:509F -- WET:365F --- MOTUL 5.1
DRY:536F -- WET:392F --- ATE SUPERBLUE/TYP200
DRY:590F -- WET:410F --- AP RACING 600
DRY:593F -- WET:420F --- MOTUL RBF600
DRY:610F -- WET:421F --- NEO-SYNTHETIC SUPER DOT 610
DRY:620F -- WET:425F --- COBALT SUPER XRF
DRY:590F -- WET:518F --- CASTROL SRF

...Compiled by nsxtasy

Physics behind Brakes:

http://www.gti-vr6.net/library/wheel...ed_rotors.html
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