Big Brakes on Small Wheels

MVS Volvo Forums member Nevada1906 not only installs a 302mm big brake kit on his 850, he shaves the calipers down so they’ll fit in his 16-inch Columba OE wheels. He documents the whole upgrade. Then he follows up years later on how it’s working. Here’s the story: After asking around on this site, I […]

302mm Brake Upgrade DIY, Photos & Notes

302mm Brake Upgrade Success Is the 302mm upgrade worth it? It only cost me $78 extra as I needed to do the rest of that stuff anyway. There’s an improvement in the way the car stops and I think it’s worth it – especially when I factor in the savings I “earned” by doing it […]