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My discs needs to be replaced since they've now reached the minimum thickness. I've settled for the discs that are sold by Elise-shop. http://www.elise-shop.com/evora-cross-drilled-front-brake-discs-pair-up-to-evora-400-p-502938.html and http://www.elise-shop.com/cross-drilled-rear-brake-discs-pair-evora-exige-v6-p-502939.html. Just curious about what others has settled for? I ordered mine in April and the latest update I got they should be shipped during second half of May. Apparently the rear discs are on back order.

I've been searching for groved but not cross drilled discs. But so far I haven't found any for the Evora. I've seen some kits with upgraded front discs. Anyone with experience of such?

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I have just ordered these from the USA. https://www.inokinetic.com/lotus/evora-ultradisc-complete-set?category=Brakes   Yvo (Elise Shop) does these for the fronts http://www.elise-

DBA 4000 fitted

I got the recommendation by Komo-Tec to use the Lotus OE parts and use Ferodo pads. Stock items.  After braking them in properly with increasing heat steps in one turn and the long cool down period

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On my last Evora, I went for the Elise shop ones.  I reckon they are better finished than the Lotus ones and the hub is painted so doesn't rust and look manky

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I’ve now ordered DBA 4000 series discs instead. Grooved discs front and back.  https://dba.com.au

Rear 42361S, front 42364S

Air freight to Sweden. Missed four track days so far due to the others being on back-order. Getting a bit desperate by now.

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Captain Slow - how are you getting on with those discs?  I may order some myself.   Was it very expensive to get them shipped from Australia plus did you buy from DBA direct or from a retailer?

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I got the recommendation by Komo-Tec to use the Lotus OE parts and use Ferodo pads. Stock items. 
After braking them in properly with increasing heat steps in one turn and the long cool down period stationary they work perfectly well (track and road).

No problems at all. Perfect in balance and high initial bite and no decrease when driving hard.

To avoid rust I only park the car with very hot brakes when it got wet.
Also I clean wheels (take off) and discs and calipers and all regularly after longer driving.
It is really worth it.

My old Evora S is not a daily driven car. So I can be a little more enthusiastic about cleaning after using.

Preowners brakes (also stock) very really done in, looked horrible and so I changed very early. 
I keep the discs and pads (properly marked) still. 

Pic taken after approx 2.000 km. Only once in rain.

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On 02/11/2018 at 15:15, blueg33 said:

Captain Slow - how are you getting on with those discs?  I may order some myself.   Was it very expensive to get them shipped from Australia plus did you buy from DBA direct or from a retailer?

Haven't done that many miles with them yet. Bedded in and one track day plus some road. Not having them cross drilled gives peace of mind. The old discs showed a lot of cracks, especially on the front discs. I bought them from a retailer in Sweden. Price was very reasonable, ended up paying SEK 11,500 for the full set (EUR 1,114, GBP 979).

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V6 Exige & Evora Ferodo Pads A132J0001S | EliseParts

Evora Sport Cross Drilled Brake Discs | EliseParts

I have just ordered these from EliseParts for my 2010 NA, as mine are near the end of life. I am not upgrading to anything fancy, as I use my Evora for road use only. Price is roughly 50% less than the Lotus official parts - and they appear similar style, if not the same as Elise Shop in Netherlands supply.

When I finally get the NA back, I will report how they feel. Back end of the car and engine currently removed to fit 400 clutch and flywheel.

Justin

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Not sure but I am sure got the same discs , I got my lotus place to install them whilst the car was being fixed for it’s starter motor and 50k service 

I only got the cheaper pads from Elise and so far both discs and pads are ok don’t notice any different to OEM parts probably better in conclusion 

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My discs and pads are coming up to needing to be done sometime this year.  Flagged by my non-dealer Lotus specialist (Back On Track) at annual service last August and they recommended the EliseShop ones too, as is also suggested on a number of threads on here which I researched.  The ES pads should be fine for road use too.  There are a couple of other threads about Pagids etc depending on your road, fast road and track use.  Sadly my car has hardly turned a wheel since last March due to lockdowns, but I guess that has at least pushed out when I need to get the work done.

 

 

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