The stock brakes on the MR2 Spyder are really good. It’s hard to improve over them. There are kits that have larger calipers with more pistons, etc. But those add a little more un-sprung weight and they cost a lot of money. I think most kits start around $1,100.00. I haven’t looked at prices lately, so there might be a cheaper option out there now. But still they would be quite a bit of money. So, to still get some performance and some cool looks too, I chose to replace the rotors and pads.
I went with cross-drilled and slotted rotors. I know, I know. They are competing technologies. Cross-drilled is meant to cool the rotor, where slotted will heat them up. But, the slotted rotors help to move the heat better and provide a little better bite...Read More