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ZX-14 Brembo Caliper/Rotor Fitment
« on: May 22, 2019, 07:00:13 pm »
Hey ya'll!
Has anyone bothered doing the research whether they will work on a C14 with our linked brakes? A buddy has a 16 ZX-14 and i was like hmmmm...  Lol

Most of the time my brakes are sufficient for me but a few times I've needed more. Already swapped in EBC HH pads on the front,  flushed fluid front and rear. How much braking is actually applied in the rear when you're on the front? Progressive? Maybe i can install the HH's on the rear as well and check it out.


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Re: ZX-14 Brembo Caliper/Rotor Fitment
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2019, 11:15:55 pm »
Hey ya'll!
Has anyone bothered doing the research whether they will work on a C14 with our linked brakes? A buddy has a 16 ZX-14 and i was like hmmmm...  Lol

Most of the time my brakes are sufficient for me but a few times I've needed more. Already swapped in EBC HH pads on the front,  flushed fluid front and rear. How much braking is actually applied in the rear when you're on the front? Progressive? Maybe i can install the HH's on the rear as well and check it out.

I've installed EBC HHs on both the front and rear and appreciate the extra braking. I "feel" like the rear grabs much better now when I apply "only" rear brake for slow-speed maneuvers.
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Re: ZX-14 Brembo Caliper/Rotor Fitment
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2019, 02:30:24 am »
I don't see any reason to change these brakes, I almost always use one finger  :)) :73: 
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Re: ZX-14 Brembo Caliper/Rotor Fitment
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2019, 09:07:39 am »
Go for it! Then wright up a review.  :great:
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Re: ZX-14 Brembo Caliper/Rotor Fitment
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2019, 04:27:42 pm »
The answer to this is a "Yes" on the rotor.   The rotor is a 310mm, just like our original rotors, but it is .5mm thicker.  6mm as opposed to our stock 5.5.  I have these on my 14.  Maybe a little more smooth than my stock rotors, but not really worth changing unless you need rotors.

The calipers are a "no"   That Brembo m50 is a nice caliper, but it uses the European 100mm spacing.  We need 108mm, so you would need the zx14se forks to make that switch happen. 
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Re: ZX-14 Brembo Caliper/Rotor Fitment
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2019, 09:02:37 pm »
I don't see any reason to change these brakes, I almost always use one finger  :)) :73:

I agree, that using 1 finger has been known to work "as you approach/cross intersection's" but it has also been known to cause fights..   :rotflmao:

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Re: ZX-14 Brembo Caliper/Rotor Fitment
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2019, 09:04:04 pm »
The answer to this is a "Yes" on the rotor.   The rotor is a 310mm, just like our original rotors, but it is .5mm thicker.  6mm as opposed to our stock 5.5.  I have these on my 14.  Maybe a little more smooth than my stock rotors, but not really worth changing unless you need rotors.

The calipers are a "no"   That Brembo m50 is a nice caliper, but it uses the European 100mm spacing.  We need 108mm, so you would need the zx14se forks to make that switch happen.

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Re: ZX-14 Brembo Caliper/Rotor Fitment
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2019, 10:27:22 pm »
I don't see any reason to change these brakes, I almost always use one finger  :)) :73:

I agree, that using 1 finger has been known to work "as you approach/cross intersection's" but it has also been known to cause fights..   :rotflmao:

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