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      01-06-2014, 05:26 PM   #98
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Exclamation Stopping Power

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Originally Posted by e1000 View Post
Stopping power is a function of tire traction these days. Even basic brake systems can lockup the wheels or hit the ABS threshold, at that point bigger brakes do nothing.
I believe the aim with bigger brakes in general is not more power (actually torque) but better power dissipation for more consistent performance over repeated use.

And the CC brakes on this M3/4 will be more designed for long life under street conditions than high energy conditions like racing.