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Discussion Starter · #1 ·
The current problem is quite perplexing I've had the usual warping problem but this time it seems different, fine braking at 85/90, get the temors at at 55, elbows dislocated by 45, serene calmness at 30, is this a normal warp or am I suffering from New Variant Knackered Disc ?

Having had 'mi dealer' try just about everything (2 peice discs, new hubs, if it moves skim it) they've given up on the warping. So I'm now left with a final choice AP or Dragon before I too give up on the EVO and flog it.

Does anybody actually offer a guarantee on their solutions for road use? I find pouring petrol on tewnty pound notes and igniting more satisfying than watching my discs warp with no guarantee.
 
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Discussion Starter · #2 ·
Dragon guarantee their MkIII discs against warping if they are fitted correctly and to their supplied instructions.
Basically you have to remove the backing/dust plate
Make sure your hubs are within tolerance
Fit the discs as directed using the cut down pads
and run them in correctly.

The alternative is as you say the AP set-up but at roughly three times the price of the Dragon set-up and no guarantees from AP I went for the Dragon disc kit.

Have a word with Alan Zini at Dragon Autosport he is very helpful and can supply and fit either option.
Dragon Autosport 01206 865444.
 
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Discussion Starter · #3 ·
HH6,

Are you being commissioned by Dragon Autosport or what?? http://www.ltregister.f9.co.uk/graphics/wink1.gif border|EQU| 0 align|EQU| absmiddle >

They must be great guys if you recommend them all the time. Do they have a web site with their products?
 
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Discussion Starter · #4 ·
They are good guys, they went to every length to try and sort out my probelms, even if that meant having to wait for a part to be delivered and then fitted at 5pm the day before the Rally day.
The only problem I have is that its a 400 mile round trip so a carnt really pop down. I dont have an Evo put my brakes now do what there where designed to do, stop the car with no vibration.
Cheers
Al
 
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Discussion Starter · #5 ·
Yes they have a web site, but by their own admission, its sadly lacking and only contains a front page.

Anyway it's at:

http://www.dragonautosport.co.uk/welcome.html
 
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Discussion Starter · #6 ·
I have not heard a bad word against them and Alan Zini certainly knows what he is talking about.
Have a look at the members car page and you will see Alan's E4 there. He also produces and lays out the club magazine so he is a real enthusist and is not there just to part you from your money.

I am not on commission I just believe that someone who is as genuine as Alan should get all the credit he deserves. If a company was crap you would warn other people against them, well it does work the other way around!
 
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Discussion Starter · #7 ·
You have really got to go for AP set up .
No one has complained of any problems with AP disc with calipers.
Sell your old set of calipers and disc ,for some reward.
 
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Discussion Starter · #8 ·
....and no one has complained of the new Dragon MkIII set up with cut down pads for a third of the price of the AP. You pays your money etc....

Btw my pads are now SQUEAL free! Not even a small squeak.
 
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Discussion Starter · #9 ·
I havent got an evo, just a Galant 4x4 which has the same brakes as early evo's, recently I have had the dreaded warp problem, I have got PBD discs from RGS motorsport on the front and running EBC redstuff pads. RGS motorsport say that these disc just dont warp, they are quote on a 360 bhp Escort Cosworth and we cant warp them . When I told them that I have warped mine they said that they would speak to the factory and get me a new set. I have to send the old set back for evaluation, and if they consider that they are warped the new ones are free. I only seem to have a vibration problem when the brakes are realy hot and braking at high speed so it will be interesting to see what they say. Watch this space.

Dunc.
 
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Discussion Starter · #10 ·
If you think about the disks issue Mitsubishi does not give us a solution if you think about the price of such cars you pay for an evo about 30000 pounds and most of the discs last 1500 miles and mitsubishi does not come with an solution


I have owned a subaru too wich cost in holland about 17000 pounds the brakes were bad too but the price is almost half of an evo 6 so replace them with ap 4 or 6 pots problem solved ok i can buy 6 pots on the mitsubshi but i say if you buy a rallybred supercar of 30000 pounds wich are suitable for group n rallying the brakes should more than ok

30000 pounds car and brakes like **** thank you mitsubishi

regards

andre
 
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Discussion Starter · #11 ·
I have found someone who will gaurantee there discs against warping, PBD, and they do make ones for EVO VI Lancers, they are 8 groove design and carry a 12 month gaurantee acording to RGS motorsport you can contact them on 01933 441451. I must add that the lads ar RGS give the best customer service I have encounterd, much better than a place that I wont mention up in Chester.

Dunc.
 
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I called RGS Motorsport today (21/5/01) and they quoted me £197 including VAT and delivery, for a pair of PBD 8 grove front discs, not fitted.

Dunc.
 
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Discussion Starter · #14 ·
Thanks for the contributions above.

I tried Dragon but I'm sad to report that the disks are on hold due to a problem with the MkIII set up, Alan tells me that they'll be back on the case when they've moved to the new workshop.

In the meantime I'm getting a pair of the PBD 8 groove disks to fit this weekend I'll post a message in a couple of weeks when I know how they are going.

Cheers
Phil McC
 
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