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Is it just me or are the brakes on the 200 1.8k really cr$p. I changed the pads all round to ebc red stuff from the stock ones, worked out cleaner but not much better at stopping. When I got the car remapped the bloke suggested Black diamond rotors. Anyone any ideas on wheather these would improve stopping power and if so should I go for grooved or drilled and grooved on the front and leave the back as they are.
I searched the forum but could'nt find anything really relevant
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Been discussed somewhere around here - the W203 sport discs are bolt on, as are the rest of the R171 larger versions. I've seen 'em go on ebay pretty cheaply, but the calipers to go along with 'em are a bit harder to find - they do show up every now and then....

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