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I purchased new caliper brackets for the Gen 3 SLO to SHO front disc upgrade. However, they weren't exactly easy to find. There are no SHO's in the salvage yards around here. I tried all the supporting suppliers (Midwest SHO, ShoNut, RockAuto, etc) FordPartsNetwork did not list the item, but when I sent a request, they could get them for $45.99 each. The Ford dealer wanted $53.95 each, but according to them, the parts are on "National Backorder."

So I went with FordPartsNetwork. Shipping was $7.99 and Fast!!! So for $99.97 I got two brand new front caliper brackets.

Here is the part number: F6OZ-2B134-AA

You will need 2... they are the same for left and right.

Next are the EBC Slotted/Dimpled Rotors and EBC Greenstuff pads.....
 

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you would get better braking times, and pedal feel, etc if you used the red stuff pads. much better..

Initial temps are like 100 degrees or something low, and you reach that simply by the wheel turning.

Green stuff pads are are designed primarily for cars 2500 pounds and lighter or the occasional track day.

I went with the reds on my last car, and OMFG they were quite impressive!
 

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Originally posted by spridget@Apr 16 2004, 11:49 AM
Next are the EBC Slotted/Dimpled Rotors and EBC Greenstuff pads.....
Good choice on the rotors. I have talked to others that have used the green stuff pads and Hawk HPS and they like the Hawk much better. I have the Hawk and they rock. Almost no dust to speak of after 3 weeks of driving.
 

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According to the website above, the Greenstuff has a much higher initial bite, and they say that the Redstuff will feel more like average pads, but have a much higher temperature rating. So basically, no questions asked, the Greenstuff is the pad of choice around here lately.
 

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my local store has them for 27.48 each...

For vehicle: 1999 FORD TAURUS SHO V8 3.4 Liter FI

Motormite 619103
Rear, Left & Right Ships in 1 day
Weight: 3 lbs.
$27.48



Motormite 619104
Front, Left & Right Ships in 1 day
Weight: 4 lbs.
$27.48

no shipping....looks like you guys are paying too much!

Brad
 

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Brad,

Check that part number. I found that same part number at RockAuto for the Gen 3 Duratec models and the SHO models. Besides, the Motormite is a rebuild (not that there is anything wrong with that) and I don't think the parts are correct.

That's why I went with FPN and Genuine Ford parts. They are able to get the correct part number. Aftermarket parts may list the same part for both models.
 

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Originally posted by sfblacksel@Apr 18 2004, 08:13 PM
According to the website above, the Greenstuff has a much higher initial bite, and they say that the Redstuff will feel more like average pads, but have a much higher temperature rating. So basically, no questions asked, the Greenstuff is the pad of choice around here lately.
I know that Kirk likes the Red pads on his Gen 3 after having the Porterfield R4S pads (which I currently have & like).

But, Steve Nelson, longtime SHO owner and an owner of a Viper that sees both dragstrip and track events absolutely loves the Green pads that were recommended by the Viper club. Yes the car has serious calipers and rotors, but it's interesting that they like the Green pads (versus the Reds).
 

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Well, I have the EBC slotted/dimpled rotors and Green Stuf pads. I do a lot of highway driving and very little city stop-n-go traffic. The Greens offer more initial bite when cold, whereas the Reds offer less bite cold and more bite hot.... but I won't be getting mine hot consistently.

I have not driven the car yet. But I'll let you know how it feels. However, my car is going from SLO stock brakes to SHO front EBC rotors/pads, and rear bias plugs.....
 
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