PassionFord      


Go Back   PassionFord > Ford car Forums listed by Model. > Escort Range > Escort MK 5 / MK 6
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Register Photos KBase Gold & Trader Accounts FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read GarageVendor Directory
Search
Welcome to PassionFord

Escort MK 5 / MK 6 This forum is for all things about the Ford Escort MK 5 & MK 6.

Reply
 
 
 
submit to reddit
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 11-10-2003, 06:07 PM   #1
rsimark
Wahay!! I've lost my Virginity!!
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: lincoln
Posts: 59
Default brakes!!!!!

what brake mods have you done if any?? has anyone ever tried fitting a 3i/turbo linkage to improve things / cozzy calipers /rear discs etc?? just being nosey really!!
If you were logged in, you wouldn't be seeing this ad!
Register your free account today, or log in if you already have an account.
rsimark is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2003, 06:36 PM   #2
paul cox
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: May 2003
Location: oxfordshire . . . Cars: S2 RST & RS1600i
Posts: 1,811
Send a message via MSN to paul cox
Default

mines a parachute - that helps me slow done !!!!

quickie or pete will tell you what mods
__________________


FORD FAIR WINNER 2002,2004,2005,2006,2008,2009 & 2010
FORD FAIR RUNNER UP 2001,2003
SPECIAL DISPLAY AREA 2007
MODIFIED FORD FAIR COTD 2010
paul cox is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2003, 09:09 PM   #3
pete-rsi
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Recovering
Posts: 1,558
Send a message via MSN to pete-rsi
Default

Ive just fitted Cossie 2wd front cross drilled/groved disc's with spaced out calipers and S2 rear drums all with braided brake lines and now stops quite well

__________________

Previous RS's REM 661T (RS 2000 mk2) D207 PEP (Sierra Cosworth) LEV 629Y (RS 1600i)
pete-rsi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2003, 09:06 AM   #4
Quickie
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Quickie's Avatar
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Portsmouth
Posts: 1,876
Send a message via MSN to Quickie
Default

A series2 set up works well useing calipers, caliper carrier and discs that all bolts staight on The rear end use the S2 stuff as well inc the the back plate drums shoes and cylinders all bolts straight on Get your self some braided brake hoses the goodridge ones fit well and renew all the brake fluid for some good quality stuff like silicon brake fluid then if you spill any on paint work it won't hurt it
Quickie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-10-2003, 12:17 PM   #5
paul cox
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: May 2003
Location: oxfordshire . . . Cars: S2 RST & RS1600i
Posts: 1,811
Send a message via MSN to paul cox
Default

now i know what to do to mine

rear disc conversion ???
__________________


FORD FAIR WINNER 2002,2004,2005,2006,2008,2009 & 2010
FORD FAIR RUNNER UP 2001,2003
SPECIAL DISPLAY AREA 2007
MODIFIED FORD FAIR COTD 2010
paul cox is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-10-2003, 12:55 PM   #6
kvflatman
Wahay!! I've lost my Virginity!!
 
kvflatman's Avatar
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 86
Default

Try thicker soles on your shoes
it works for fred flintstone
kvflatman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-10-2003, 12:57 PM   #7
paul cox
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: May 2003
Location: oxfordshire . . . Cars: S2 RST & RS1600i
Posts: 1,811
Send a message via MSN to paul cox
Default

i've got a floor pan in my RSI - thank you

will have to go a bit slower then
__________________


FORD FAIR WINNER 2002,2004,2005,2006,2008,2009 & 2010
FORD FAIR RUNNER UP 2001,2003
SPECIAL DISPLAY AREA 2007
MODIFIED FORD FAIR COTD 2010
paul cox is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-10-2003, 03:27 PM   #8
cosevo
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Sitting on my aRSe
Posts: 1,847
Default

dont need uprated brakes, and dont bother slowing down for roundabouts and corners, just slide me way round em
cosevo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-10-2003, 04:39 PM   #9
rs1600i
Regular Contributor
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: lancashire
Posts: 224
Default brakes

I'm wanting to put the rear disc convertion as well!! But still not sure! I've bought the spacers for the fitment of cossie discs at the front(heard it improves them!)
rs1600i is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-10-2003, 04:51 PM   #10
Clare
PassionFord Post Whore!!
 
Clare's Avatar
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Milton Keynes
Posts: 4,313
Default

Im running reasonably standard disks and pads, ie nothing special just not your bargain basement type.

When I bought the car it looked like the brake lines had been renewed, they look like copper, is that right?!

Since putting on the new disks and pads she feels much safer to drive, there again, my old brake pads looked about 7 years old, they weren't worn down, just a congealed lump! lol
__________________
Clare


Believe only half of what you see, and nothing that you hear!
Clare is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-10-2003, 06:03 PM   #11
john_b
Virgin
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 5
Default

I've put 2wd cosworth discs and pads on the front of mine yes it stops a lot better but you car'nt have standered wheels on the car. the problem is the plastic nylon bushes in the bar what go's across the bulkhead if these are worn and with the twist in the bar the brakes are crap. You can go the s1-s2 way with there bars but it will interfere with the induction pipe. i am looking into doing the brakes on mine again by taking all the bars out and putting a rally kit back on,meaning i can put the servo where ever i won't to. more details later on in the year
john_b is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-10-2003, 07:50 PM   #12
paul cox
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: May 2003
Location: oxfordshire . . . Cars: S2 RST & RS1600i
Posts: 1,811
Send a message via MSN to paul cox
Default

sounds intresting John - keep us informed matey.

brakes - all i will say is a big difference between my rst and rsi !!!

rst = 300mm disc,ebc greens,standard calipers,braided brake hose's,dot 5.

rsi = cheap discs,cheap pads & 10 y/o fluid

have had my heart in my mouth a few time's - will it stop !!!! (shut eye time)
__________________


FORD FAIR WINNER 2002,2004,2005,2006,2008,2009 & 2010
FORD FAIR RUNNER UP 2001,2003
SPECIAL DISPLAY AREA 2007
MODIFIED FORD FAIR COTD 2010
paul cox is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-10-2003, 09:12 PM   #13
Quickie
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Quickie's Avatar
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Portsmouth
Posts: 1,876
Send a message via MSN to Quickie
Default

That poor RSi gets all the good stuff Paula
Quickie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-10-2003, 09:14 PM   #14
pete-rsi
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Recovering
Posts: 1,558
Send a message via MSN to pete-rsi
Default

You could've fitted all the old S2 stuff on the RSi you knob

__________________

Previous RS's REM 661T (RS 2000 mk2) D207 PEP (Sierra Cosworth) LEV 629Y (RS 1600i)
pete-rsi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-10-2003, 09:18 PM   #15
Quickie
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Quickie's Avatar
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Portsmouth
Posts: 1,876
Send a message via MSN to Quickie
Default

That would to easy
Quickie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-10-2003, 09:25 PM   #16
pete-rsi
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Recovering
Posts: 1,558
Send a message via MSN to pete-rsi
Default

Far to simple
__________________

Previous RS's REM 661T (RS 2000 mk2) D207 PEP (Sierra Cosworth) LEV 629Y (RS 1600i)
pete-rsi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-10-2003, 09:28 PM   #17
Quickie
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Quickie's Avatar
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Portsmouth
Posts: 1,876
Send a message via MSN to Quickie
Default

But no helping some
Quickie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-10-2003, 08:20 AM   #18
paul cox
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: May 2003
Location: oxfordshire . . . Cars: S2 RST & RS1600i
Posts: 1,811
Send a message via MSN to paul cox
Default

the old RST disc's were wanked big time.

think i'd better do something to the RSI - no good when racing stuff,and they beat me on braking - have to try and out drive um - bloody nova's - corsa's and saxo's
__________________


FORD FAIR WINNER 2002,2004,2005,2006,2008,2009 & 2010
FORD FAIR RUNNER UP 2001,2003
SPECIAL DISPLAY AREA 2007
MODIFIED FORD FAIR COTD 2010
paul cox is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-10-2003, 05:55 PM   #19
rsimark
Wahay!! I've lost my Virginity!!
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: lincoln
Posts: 59
Default

thanks for the reply's i've decided to use s2 brakes with braided hoses as this seems the most simple and effective cure!! still got plenty of nights in the garage refiitting everything after a major body rebuild all good fun tho!!
rsimark is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-10-2003, 06:19 PM   #20
paul cox
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: May 2003
Location: oxfordshire . . . Cars: S2 RST & RS1600i
Posts: 1,811
Send a message via MSN to paul cox
Default

good luck mark

__________________


FORD FAIR WINNER 2002,2004,2005,2006,2008,2009 & 2010
FORD FAIR RUNNER UP 2001,2003
SPECIAL DISPLAY AREA 2007
MODIFIED FORD FAIR COTD 2010
paul cox is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-10-2003, 06:38 PM   #21
NUTS RuS
15K+ Super Poster!!
 
NUTS RuS's Avatar
 
Trader Score: (35)
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Vimto Land Nr Warrington, Cheshire
Posts: 15,109
Send a message via Skype™ to NUTS RuS
Default

Bias box with no servo, seperate AP master cylinders plumbed up front to front and back to back, RST calipers with Black Diamond X drilled discs and Mintex 1177/2 pads up front. Home made stainless braided brake lines all round (which also run inside the car - as per our rules). Rear just has Sierra calipers and std motor factors cheapo discs and pads, with a dash adjustable pressure valve to over limit the rears if its too wet.

Pretty standard stuff really.

Hangs you on the belts when the pads are warmed up properly.

Tony
NUTS RuS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-10-2003, 07:02 PM   #22
Quickie
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Quickie's Avatar
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Portsmouth
Posts: 1,876
Send a message via MSN to Quickie
Default

Hmmm rally slag styleeeee
Mark see you got the brakes on Ebay
Quickie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-10-2003, 07:46 PM   #23
paul cox
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: May 2003
Location: oxfordshire . . . Cars: S2 RST & RS1600i
Posts: 1,811
Send a message via MSN to paul cox
Default

nice brakes tony

will stop quicker than me RST me thinks
__________________


FORD FAIR WINNER 2002,2004,2005,2006,2008,2009 & 2010
FORD FAIR RUNNER UP 2001,2003
SPECIAL DISPLAY AREA 2007
MODIFIED FORD FAIR COTD 2010
paul cox is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-10-2003, 08:08 PM   #24
rsimark
Wahay!! I've lost my Virginity!!
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: lincoln
Posts: 59
Default

yep well spotted paul thats the back end sorted ,now for the front!!
rsimark is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-10-2003, 08:42 PM   #25
Quickie
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Quickie's Avatar
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Portsmouth
Posts: 1,876
Send a message via MSN to Quickie
Default

LOL Ebay stalker
Quickie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-10-2003, 08:52 PM   #26
NUTS RuS
15K+ Super Poster!!
 
NUTS RuS's Avatar
 
Trader Score: (35)
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Vimto Land Nr Warrington, Cheshire
Posts: 15,109
Send a message via Skype™ to NUTS RuS
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by paul cox
nice brakes tony

will stop quicker than me RST me thinks
Maybe - but it wont go as quick Paul
NUTS RuS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-10-2003, 08:53 PM   #27
Quickie
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Quickie's Avatar
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Portsmouth
Posts: 1,876
Send a message via MSN to Quickie
Default

LOL
Quickie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-10-2003, 07:36 AM   #28
paul cox
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: May 2003
Location: oxfordshire . . . Cars: S2 RST & RS1600i
Posts: 1,811
Send a message via MSN to paul cox
Default

you dont reckon !!!!

little challenge then - you will win (me thinks)
__________________


FORD FAIR WINNER 2002,2004,2005,2006,2008,2009 & 2010
FORD FAIR RUNNER UP 2001,2003
SPECIAL DISPLAY AREA 2007
MODIFIED FORD FAIR COTD 2010
paul cox is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-10-2003, 09:28 PM   #29
Quickie
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Quickie's Avatar
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Portsmouth
Posts: 1,876
Send a message via MSN to Quickie
Default

Paul give up now i think
Quickie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-10-2003, 09:34 PM   #30
NUTS RuS
15K+ Super Poster!!
 
NUTS RuS's Avatar
 
Trader Score: (35)
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Vimto Land Nr Warrington, Cheshire
Posts: 15,109
Send a message via Skype™ to NUTS RuS
Default

bring it on .....
NUTS RuS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-10-2003, 09:53 PM   #31
pete-rsi
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Recovering
Posts: 1,558
Send a message via MSN to pete-rsi
Default

Will you have to dust the track before you run, Bufty
__________________

Previous RS's REM 661T (RS 2000 mk2) D207 PEP (Sierra Cosworth) LEV 629Y (RS 1600i)
pete-rsi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-10-2003, 09:58 PM   #32
Quickie
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Quickie's Avatar
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Portsmouth
Posts: 1,876
Send a message via MSN to Quickie
Default

might get some dirt on the tyres
Quickie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-10-2003, 10:05 PM   #33
pete-rsi
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Recovering
Posts: 1,558
Send a message via MSN to pete-rsi
Default

NO Paula's excuss will be to much wheelspin due to too much silicone (wet look) spray on the tyres
__________________

Previous RS's REM 661T (RS 2000 mk2) D207 PEP (Sierra Cosworth) LEV 629Y (RS 1600i)
pete-rsi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-10-2003, 10:06 PM   #34
Quickie
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Quickie's Avatar
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Portsmouth
Posts: 1,876
Send a message via MSN to Quickie
Default

WET LOOK LMAO bet its wet look hair gel
Quickie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-10-2003, 10:08 PM   #35
pete-rsi
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Recovering
Posts: 1,558
Send a message via MSN to pete-rsi
Default

Chest hair gel

__________________

Previous RS's REM 661T (RS 2000 mk2) D207 PEP (Sierra Cosworth) LEV 629Y (RS 1600i)
pete-rsi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-10-2003, 10:11 PM   #36
Quickie
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Quickie's Avatar
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Portsmouth
Posts: 1,876
Send a message via MSN to Quickie
Default

Chest wig more like LOL
Quickie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-10-2003, 10:15 PM   #37
pete-rsi
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Recovering
Posts: 1,558
Send a message via MSN to pete-rsi
Default

Mr wiggy in a greased wobbler
__________________

Previous RS's REM 661T (RS 2000 mk2) D207 PEP (Sierra Cosworth) LEV 629Y (RS 1600i)
pete-rsi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-10-2003, 10:16 PM   #38
Quickie
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Quickie's Avatar
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Portsmouth
Posts: 1,876
Send a message via MSN to Quickie
Default

LOL
Quickie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-10-2003, 10:19 PM   #39
pete-rsi
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Recovering
Posts: 1,558
Send a message via MSN to pete-rsi
Default

DANGER - slippery when wet (looked) 178bhp
__________________

Previous RS's REM 661T (RS 2000 mk2) D207 PEP (Sierra Cosworth) LEV 629Y (RS 1600i)
pete-rsi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-10-2003, 10:21 PM   #40
Quickie
Advanced PassionFord User
 
Quickie's Avatar
 
Trader Score: (0)
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Portsmouth
Posts: 1,876
Send a message via MSN to Quickie
Default

and thats not just the tyres
Quickie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 17-10-2003, 10:21 PM
PassionFord
Ford Focus




Paid Advertisement


 
 
 
submit to reddit
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Advertising - Terms of Service - Privacy Statement - JOBS



All times are GMT. The time now is 07:35 PM.


This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2