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Feb 9, 6:45am - #100912 
Brakes

ALright, ive obviuosly seen that the gt doesnt have rear disc brakes, but it does in the front, so whats in the back, does the gt have brakes at all in the back??


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Feb 9, 6:47am - #100913 
lol yea...it just has drum brakes grin

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Feb 9, 7:53am - #100914 
drum brakes, what the f**k is that, are they any good, do they actually have any braking power? Why would toyota put 4 disck brakes on gts and then 2 disc brakes and 2 drum brakes on gt?


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Feb 9, 7:58am - #100915 
Originally Posted by qbanprepster21
drum brakes, what the f**k is that, are they any good, do they actually have any braking power? Why would toyota put 4 disck brakes on gts and then 2 disc brakes and 2 drum brakes on gt?


drum brakes are cheaper and do not stop as well.


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Feb 9, 9:57am - #100916 
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
Originally Posted by qbanprepster21
drum brakes, what the f**k is that, are they any good, do they actually have any braking power? Why would toyota put 4 disck brakes on gts and then 2 disc brakes and 2 drum brakes on gt?


drum brakes are cheaper and do not stop as well.

well...they do stop as well...but just that they cant release the heat as well as the disks since the disks have surfaces touching air...


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Feb 9, 10:45am - #100917 
It's very common know for companies to use drums in the back especially with lighter vehicles. Volkswagen for the longest time wouldn't even use 4 wheel disks. Said it was useless (that changed though) think about it , for the longest time ever one and their dogs was placing ABS on their cars. The problem was a lot of ppl didn't know how to use them. Duh , slam on the brakes and don't let go. Yes the shaking of the car is what's supposed to happen. The brakes are release a lil at a time so your car doesn't go into a four wheel power slide and crash. The problem was ppl where feathering the brakes and thus ABS became a useless upgrade. Drums are comparable to disk with an experienced driver. Although I would love to have the GTS brakes much better. Though if I was still in Canada pulling my E -Brake at ever snowed corner I'd deff. take the drums back. spineyes

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