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Old 8th September 2017, 03:15 PM
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The front discs on the bike need to be replaced, anyone know the pros/cons of wavy discs over OEM discs?
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Old 8th September 2017, 04:39 PM
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Default Re: Wavy or OEM Discs

Originally Posted by RosieJoe
The front discs on the bike need to be replaced, anyone know the pros/cons of wavy discs over OEM discs?
Ronan I'd go with the wavy
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Old 8th September 2017, 06:03 PM
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Just avoid EBC, They're not what they used to be
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Old 8th September 2017, 06:42 PM
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Brembo are one of the best brake system manufacturers in the world.
Brembo don't make wavy discs.
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Old 8th September 2017, 06:49 PM
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Brembooooooo
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Old 8th September 2017, 06:59 PM
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From a looks point of view I'd say standard round ones.
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Old 8th September 2017, 08:47 PM
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Default Re: Wavy or OEM Discs

If it's a gixxer then don't go OEM. They warp like fuck. Galfer were way better.
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Old 8th September 2017, 10:17 PM
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Default Re: Wavy or OEM Discs

After hearing bad things about the EBC discs, I went with Galfer Waveys.

Have them allround on the S1K with EBC HH sintered pads
Got a good deal on the lot from Calsport.

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Old 8th September 2017, 10:29 PM
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Default Re: Wavy or OEM Discs

Bought EBC discs a few years back and got a piece of razor sharp swarf into my hand taking them out of the packing. It came out easy enough without leaving anything inside.
Quality control obviously not what it should be. Avoid. Go with the brembo's
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Old 8th September 2017, 11:01 PM
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Cheers. Will look at them bar the EBC ones.
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Old 8th September 2017, 11:54 PM
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Another for Galfer,get the Galfer pads too if you do go for them and you'll have a fine set of stoppers
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Old 9th September 2017, 12:23 AM
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Default Re: Wavy or OEM Discs

Originally Posted by iano
Brembooooooo
ever have them on a road bike? noisey as fuck over bumps at slow speeds, think its the t drive discs,
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Old 9th September 2017, 01:56 AM
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Default Re: Wavy or OEM Discs

I put on Armstrong wavy disks to replace OEM, as I couldn't justify the cost on an 8 year old bike. Noticed that the wheel needed more balance weights over OEM. With the money saved, got brembo pads, which feel better to me.
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Old 9th September 2017, 03:26 AM
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Originally Posted by juicer2006
ever have them on a road bike? noisey as fuck over bumps at slow speeds, think its the t drive discs,
Don't ride at slow speeds then
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Old 9th September 2017, 08:59 PM
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Default Re: Wavy or OEM Discs

Originally Posted by FlatOut
Just avoid EBC, They're not what they used to be
What's wrong with them? Had to replace the Oem brembos on my Mille last year. They were wavy in the wrong direction, and I got EBC'S. Haven't had any problems so far
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Old 9th September 2017, 09:06 PM
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Default Re: Wavy or OEM Discs

Had EBC X discs and dumped them for nearly new second hand OEM because they nearly foccing killed me, they just did not work when cold and there was a severe lag when they were wet.

As far as wet and cold forget it, an absolute focing disaster

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Old 10th September 2017, 05:40 AM
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Default Re: Wavy or OEM Discs

EBC sourcing their steel from China on a roll .
Depending on whereabouts in the roll they are cut determines how much warp there is ,
When heated they return to their original shape.
I had a set and they warped , I rang specialist people who straighten discs and when they hear EBC they won't touch them.

( All the above is hearsay)
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Old 10th September 2017, 06:59 AM
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Default Re: Wavy or OEM Discs

Originally Posted by Unfazed
Had EBC X discs and dumped them for nearly new second hand OEM because they nearly foccing killed me, they just did not word when cold and there was a severe lag when they were wet.

As far as wet and cold forget it, an absolute focing disaster
That doesn't make sense to me. What pads did you use for each
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Old 10th September 2017, 08:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Gixxer
Don't ride at slow speeds then
Touche
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Old 10th September 2017, 10:56 AM
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Default Re: Wavy or OEM Discs

never liked waveys...always thought they were a fad that just kept going.
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