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      01-06-2014, 11:29 AM   #36
BlackLight
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Originally Posted by Sapper_M3 View Post
We can already answer the "additional stopping power" question for you.

The answer is no. Think about it this way: A car's stopping power is--on virtually all modern cars with disc brakes, and certainly on all high performance vehicles--limited by tires. If the standard M3 brakes are capable of locking up the tires (which they will be), any additional stopping force will only serve to keep the tires locked up "harder"--which is no benefit for stopping. If you want to stop faster, you change your tires (or wheels to allow for a wider tire, followed by tires).
Capable of locking up the tires all 10 times immediately back-to-back from 100 mph?
100 times?
2 hours of race pace lapping?