Lotus Elan

brake caliper options front and rear

PostPost by: bengalcharlie » Sun Jan 24, 2010 7:34 am

hi,

Just wondering what the brake caliper options are for the plus two used for hill climbing/club racing.
if you strip the car to the bare essentials and would have a power output up to 160 HP do you need better brakes than standard or not? I would like to stay away of brake calipers without dust covers. What about cortina brakes, can you use these or is that a waste of time. all information appreciated
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PostPost by: rgh0 » Sun Jan 24, 2010 8:44 am

Standard brakes with suitable competition pads should be fine for almost all competition use. The only real reason to change would be if looking for lighter unsprung weights.

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