whoa whoa, I won't be impressed going from my OEM one to a aftermarket one? that's def a first time hearing that, the OEM may be a brembo but it's a 16mm (it has a 16 on it so I'm guessing it is) wit that said going to a 19mm should be a big difference!
but as for the 19x18, when u ran it was it still as powerful as the 19x20? it just has more feel aka play when it comes to the lever right?
the OEM r6 is a 16x18..
but obviously not looking for as much play as I have with my OEM one
it's the first time hearing it cause.. well.. to be fair, there are very few racers on this forum that actually post. And i'm not saying it isn't an improvement to some OTHER bikes (gsxr specifically, sad brakes) Go and hang out at a local CCS/WERA event, it's way easier to talk to racers at the club events. Ask em, see what are on the bikes of some of the single digit expert bikes (guys that run a full season for points). I'm just giving you an honest, unbiased opinion from.. uh oh.. dare i say it?? many years of racing and having used em on my bikes, and on other bikes i have raced for endurance racing teams
Ya made me go and talk about myself there, gonna catch a whole mountain of shit for that ..
Brakes are a "feel" thing, it's not so much about outright power especially when your skill improves and you begin trail braking harder and harder. Yea, the 19x20 is gonna be more "powerful" if you sink your hand into the lever with lots of force. But the 19x18 will give you more "feel", making trail braking perhaps easier. the 19x20 might be used for different volume calipers (piston sizes) where you are looking to change the feel. What i do know is, is that the 19x18 is far and away the most popular brembo master cyl, but myself and SOME r6 guys don't find it any improvement over the OEM r6 master cyl. that is a brembo, but it's a cast alum. piece, not solid billet alum.
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Will you like the 19x18 over the 0EM 16x18?? maybe you will!
Upgrade the lines (a must regardless for track/racing), get some EBC GPFA (if you want' killer outright initial bite), bleed your lines-new fluid, and go. To view links or images in this forum your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
I prefer the EBC EPFA as they are more progressive, less hard initial bite than the GPFA. Both are a sintered pad. Or, knock yourself out and get that nice billet $250 brembo unit! you can sell your OEM unit in a heartbeat for $80+
There are a few other brands out there, but a big question is this.. will you or I benefit
from spending $250 or more on an aftermarket m.c. over the very good OEM unit?