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 […]
MVS Volvo Forum member Peacock reviews a new set of Royalty Cross Drilled Rotors (w/ lifetime warranty) for us. Thanks Peacock! Where to get them? MVS Sponsor FCP Groton sells Royalty rotors and I’d buy from them any day. View the Royalty Rotors website. Two month usage impression: I am happy with them thus far, when i […]
Stage 0 means to get your Volvo’s critical systems as close to new as you can get, or alternately, to get your Volvo’s components replaced or rebuilt in the systems that can cause problems, like braking, or steering, etc.
You should do these things to increase reliability, boost economy, in preparation for performance modifications, or all three.
Q “I am about to redo brakes and rotors on front and rear… I was wondering if the ceramic pads are worth the little extra they cost. I should i stick to the oem volvo pads which i believe are semi metallic. Are cross drilled rotors an additional plus ? Are they worth the extra […]
It’s funny, most people when modding their cars, never think about upgrading the brakes. It’s usually bigger alloys, dump valves, induction kits, exhausts, sound system. But modding brakes is something that is usually on most folks “to do list”…