Going fast? Stop fast too.
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