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    P1 V70 R Front brake upgrade............or not?

    My p1 V70 R has never had the front braking upgraded, and I just run with the Volvo pads/discs. She has the Rica 310 map and as only ever achieved 259bhp at RR days, but I plan to free up a few ponies with a new full exhaust system.

    Stay Volvo or upgrade peeps?

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    I upgraded the brakes on the s70r, much improved and better than 302s (although you could probably make 302s better with uprated pads)

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    I will be sticking with the 302's, but to make them perform better would be good.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by foammanmark View Post
    I will be sticking with the 302's, but to make them perform better would be good.......
    Are they volvo discs and pads or after market or a mixture of both

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    Quote Originally Posted by MoleT-5R View Post
    Are they volvo discs and pads or after market or a mixture of both
    Volvo discs and pads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by foammanmark View Post
    Volvo discs and pads.
    You've probably got the best you'll get on there then without increasing size, full fluid flush and refill could help perk them up, if it's not been done for a while. Otherwise you could go for ds2500 or something similar but that does start to compromise the set up in different ways dependant on what you fit.

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