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Which pads are the most aggressive?  I want to stop quick and I don't care about pad or rotor life. I'm racing King of the Motos in a couple of weeks and I'm tired of complaining about the crappy front brake on my KX250.  I just rebuilt the caliper, put a stainless hose on it, clean DOT 4, and bled the crap out of it.  They work OK, but not nearly as well as I'd like.  

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If you want to stop fast and aren't that concerned about wear a kevlar pad will work better than the sintered metal.  Sintered metal last, but are harder.

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Over size rotor.

Is yours glazed? If so it'll never work great until cleaned up or replaced.

I've always had issues with good sintered pads on a fresh rotor. They GRAB! I don't have enough skill to modulate them well.

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Which pads are the most aggressive?  I want to stop quick and I don't care about pad or rotor life. I'm racing King of the Motos in a couple of weeks and I'm tired of complaining about the crappy front brake on my KX250.  I just rebuilt the caliper, put a stainless hose on it, clean DOT 4, and bled the crap out of it.  They work OK, but not nearly as well as I'd like.  

As a suggestion, If your bike is spec'd for DOT 4 you could use DOT 5.1 which has a higher boiling point and may help.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brake_fluid

 

I'm by no means an expert in this BUT the above link gives some pretty good info and I would get someone one else to confirm this.

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Thanks for the replies, much appreciated!

I'll see what I can figure out.  It's not really a fade issue, they don't grab very well right off the bat.  Maybe an upgrade to 250f stuff is in my future. And maybe the rotor is a bit glazed, I'll work on that.

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That's funny because all the kxf guys switch to crf brake equipment due to poor stopping power with oem units.

 

 

100% true, thats how crappy mid 90s KX brakes really were. I think mine was just tired/bad. I have two full size Hondas now and I have to admit, the brakes are fantastic. I never worry that I won't be able to stop. 

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