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Does any one know what front calipers fit onto a 96 zx6-r ninja, i was hoping some zx7-r one would or something cheap from a scrap yard
 

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From what I understand it doesn't get much better then 6 pot calipers, and a lot prefer the feel of 4 pot's.

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On the 2k + models, the 6 pots were modified to have different size pistons that were supposed to give much better feel for the brakes.

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'99 ZX6R
'02 Raptor
'01 Wolverine
'87 Radian
 

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I think I read something about that, but im not sure... something about one brake pad per pot comes to mind?

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2WF referenced the upgraded brakes in a review of the 2k 6R.

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Well i wanted to treplace them because they are reall squishy, i bleed them and then a couple of hours later there crap again just want something better, or if anyone has found out where the bloody things leak i would like to know.
 

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It is probably not the calipers. Replacing the stock lines with stainless steel braided lines will give the brakes a firmer feel. It sounds like you just have a leak somewhere. Are you losing fluid?

If the stock brakes are working properly they are excellent.
 

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I too thought that the stock braking was excellent until I replaced my stock rotors with EBC prolite rotors, the pads with ebc HH sintered pads, and the master cylinder/lever with a nissin unit - After the switch the incredible difference left me in disbelief :)
I guess if you're not racing then the stock ones work fine though
 

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I found out why my brakes were so weak, i traced it down to a tiny little crack in the caliper maybe from a high speed stone down the motorway or something, got a second hand one for 40 quid not too bad.
 
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