why would a person add power? to go faster - have more fun.===gotta stop
them ponies when you have to so an up grade would be in order as with any
jon-who found his tr8 gets to the corner quicker and faster than his tr7 but
>Just because you have improved the power, it doesn't necessarily follow
>that the brakes are going to be suddenly unacceptable. A good driver -
>providing he isn't racing - doesn't need to use his brakes any more often.
>He also doesn't need to use them more vigourously unless he is planning to
>drive faster and harder more often than before or than the law will allow.
>How often do you now tax your brakes to their limit and how often have you
>experienced dangerous brake fade in the course of your driving? This
>should be the deciding point in contemplating brake changes. Just because
>it can go fast doesn't mean it has to stop fast.
>>I always read with great interest the discussions regarding engine swaps
>>TR-6 and Spitfire. I have a Spitfire 1500 that I was thinking of
>>with a GT-6 motor. I was also going to upgrade the vertical link and
>>from a GT-6. However, I was wondering with the larger increases in
>>horsepower: V-8 in TR-6 or V-6 in Spitfire, what break modifications have
>>been considered and are acceptable?
>>'79 Spitfire (future Spit 6)