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JamesMalin
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I own a Ford Focus Mk3.5 1.0 EcoBoost (125) and was wondering if there are any upgrade to better discs and pads or just replacing my current ones.

 

Had a couple of instances after a spirited drive of brake fade/noise.

 

Had a search on here but only found Mk2 info.

 

Anyone got preferences to brands? EBC? Brembo? Mintex? Pagid?

 

This http://www.pumaspeed.co.uk/product-Zero-Sixty-260mm-Performance-Grooved-Discs_16793.jsp 

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This http://www.pumaspeed.co.uk/product-Mintex-M1144-Focus-EcoBoost-Front-Pads_16794.jsp

 

ALSO this website http://www.mtecbrakes.com/brake-discs/ford/focus-mk-iii-11-15/focus-1-0-ecoboost-125bhp-02-12-05-15.html

Found on a quick Google search.

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While i can only talk bout my mk2.5 i can def reccommend Brembo. Changed the front n rear discs n pads to Brembo on my 2.0 Titanium as well as a fluid change and it was a marked improvment over the original parts.. suppose it also comes down to your budget..

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Can only speak for my MK2 saloon but I've got Brembo vented (not drilled) discs and EBC yellowstuff pads.

Been fitted best part of 2 years, no issues yet and I like to 'drive' the car so all in I'd say I'd defo spend the money on them again on a future car.

In part I think it depends how much you want to spend, a lot of people on here seem to speak highly of Mintex as a cost effective upgrade.

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