Abs to non-abs...

Discussion in 'Brakes' started by ColbyCol, Apr 15, 2017.

  1. ColbyCol

    ColbyCol B16B EK9

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    Evening all,

    Just curious... Im currently re-shelling my RX ek9 into a facelift shell. My old car had abs but the new shell doesn't and Im currently on the fence as to whether I should convert system and keep abs or just live without it.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. B16Swt

    B16Swt Boosted Staff Member Donator

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    Personally I found removing the abs on mine made me feel more confident on the brakes as you have more feel :nice: put in a bias valve so you can have a play with the balance.

    How's th Toda manifold btw?
     
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  3. jesse888

    jesse888 Ek9+Turbo+Nurburgring= Heaven Staff Member Donator

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    As above. I struggled on the brakes with abs in the system. Much better feel without
     
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    ColbyCol B16B EK9

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    Thanks for the replies lads, I've got some wilwood 4 pots going on too, my only thought towards keeping it was that it might be easier to lock up? Or does the extra braking power give you more feel?

    Toda still sat in a pile parts dude! Got the engine out of the old car on Friday and spent yesterday grinding the **** off ready for a coat of paint. Will all be back together in the next few weeks I hope. ☺️
     
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  5. EK9 Matt

    EK9 Matt Active Member

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    I'm still running ABS and don't have a problem BUT ive never drove one without so can't really comment if it's better unfortunately.
     

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