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My AMG Big Brakes on a SL500

Did the rears today with the help of mertd93 will do the fronts next week. Wheels are dusty and need to be cleaned.





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Got them on ebay for a really good price, rotors calipers pads and everything.Mikes working on cutting and drilling the front calipers and i just need to wait for the SS brake lines. hopefully i will have them on next monday.I going to have to look for new pads because these do make alot of dust.
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i love my akebonos ceramics. LOOOOVE them. Nice move VERY VERY nice move. Those lines that u are having made are amazingly well made. Mike is the man for sure.
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Top Stuff Pat.........

I want feedback on the difference when it is all sorted..........



Also big to Mike for making it all happen....and yet again helping out fellow forum members........
Thanks for the kind words Orlan .


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The SL600 chassis has a longer hood and front end because of the engine size. You're going to have a hard time squeezing that M120 in there
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I LOVE THOSE BRAKES! Nice find. CAN U TELL i am IN DESIRE mode! U are correct Mike I was driving behind my car tonight trying to keep up with my wife just look at the car in the dark and see how amazing it looks. U have created a work of art. I was drooling at how amazing it looks just zooming around the streets. and yes WE do have a little east coast group forming here. I LIKE IT!
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I LOVE THOSE BRAKES! Nice find. CAN U TELL i am IN DESIRE mode! U are correct Mike I was driving behind my car tonight trying to keep up with my wife just look at the car in the dark and see how amazing it looks. U have created a work of art. I was drooling at how amazing it looks just zooming around the streets. and yes WE do have a little east coast group forming here. I LIKE IT!
Thanks Sean, those rear brakes will be on your car soon too, don't worry .


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I am been telling myself to focus on the bumper the past day or so.... just focus on the bumper focus on the bumper........
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how soon until the fronts?? How do teh back feel? What pads did u go with?
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Fronts hopefully on monday. Backs feel good.only drove home from mikes cars been in the garage all week. Just using the stock pads for now they are like new. Will change them over the winter when i find something good.
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