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I want to add some stopping power to the front wheel of my E. Should I go with an oversize rotor kit or a wave rotor?

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I've got the wave rotor and like it.. can't compare cause the owner before me installed it...

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I have a 280 mm EBC rotor on my "S", and love it.

But it is a bit fussy with pad choice in wet conditions, I am using EBC red,

for the winter and they are very good.

I find that I have all the brakes that a 21 inch tyre can cope with.

Neil. :thumbsup::bonk::thumbsup:

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If it's for off-road purposes, I'd say wave rotor.

Yeah, off-road and a lot of times in wet muddy conditions.

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Yeah, off-road and a lot of times in wet muddy conditions.

Yep. Wave. Check out my Galfers in my garage.

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I would love to put an oversized wave on but so far they don't make one for the SM model.

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Off road in the mud and you don't have enough stopping power from the front brake? I think I would concentrate on feel instead of outright power. Make sure you have all the air out of the line, use a high quality brake fluid and change to a stainless line.

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Off road in the mud and you don't have enough stopping power from the front brake? I think I would concentrate on feel instead of outright power. Make sure you have all the air out of the line, use a high quality brake fluid and change to a stainless line.

Yeah you might be right, maybe just need to bleed, change fluid and switch to stainless line. I'll try that first and see how it feels.

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I spray brake cleaner on my pads, rotor and caliper after every ride to get the gunk off so they work more efficiently each time out...

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If you really need more braking power, I think you will need an oversize rotor. I have 2 sets of wheels for my KTM400 EXC, one with stock rotors and the other with wave rotors. I change wheels at races frequently and I can't tell any difference between them.

(Don't get excited, I have an '06 DRZ400S for dual sport rides)

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If you really need more braking power, I think you will need an oversize rotor. I have 2 sets of wheels for my KTM400 EXC, one with stock rotors and the other with wave rotors. I change wheels at races frequently and I can't tell any difference between them.

(Don't get excited, I have an '06 DRZ400S for dual sport rides)

I'll try to contain myself :thumbsup:

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