Brake Friction Reduction.

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Brake Friction Reduction.

Postby retepsnikrep » Tue May 28, 2013 11:37 am

Good discussion on Insight central about reducing drag from discs brakes with spring clips. ... ction.html

Well I fitted these front and back on my 2004 HCH1 Hybrid Civic and it makes a tremendous difference. The insight central link posted above is where i posted the details and pics.

I used stock spring clips on the front (They were missing on my car) and the Raybestos aftermarket ones on the rear. What a difference :) rolls very easily.

Now I know my car is a UK spec with A123 lithium fitted and manual IMA control but i'm doing 120mpg (imp) in the civic now. The clips have probably added +5-10mpg with my driving style.

No brainer for every car IMHO.
Regards Peter

Two MK1 Honda Insight's. One running 20ah A123 Lithium pack. One 8ah BetterBattery Nimh pack.
One HCH1 Civic Hybrid running 60ah A123 Lithium pack.

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