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Durangos have weak brakes?

I have 900 miles on my 2014 r/t now, and i can't help but feel that the brakes are weak?

my 2011 ford expedition with stock brakes definitely felt snappier with braking. it now has ebc yellow pads, and it stops like a coupe.

Does anyone else feel that the durango has weak brakes?

It really got me to expedite my brembo order.
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Re: Durangos have weak brakes?

I have the opposite feeling. My old expedition had the worst brakes of any car I owned and the Durango the best.
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I have the opposite feeling. My old expedition had the worst brakes of any car I owned and the Durango the best.
man i must have high expectations, my previous small suv was a bmw x3 sports package 2007, but my 2011 expedition with stock brakes definitely felt stronger in the brake area
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Re: Durangos have weak brakes?

I am in the same boat as vertrkr. Coming from a Tahoe, this thing stops way better than anything I have driven recently.
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Re: Durangos have weak brakes?

Mine stops just fine. Also, I've noticed that the transmission does a good job of slowing the car down as well even without brake usage. When it downshifts, it really slows up.
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Re: Durangos have weak brakes?

scott had the jeep srt8 brembos on his durango IIRC/ fit right on. he had aftermarket wheels....stockers may be a roadblock/
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scott had the jeep srt8 brembos on his durango IIRC/ fit right on. he had aftermarket wheels....stockers may be a roadblock/
need 20x9 at a min. Stock wheels are to small at 20x8.
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Re: Durangos have weak brakes?

Agree - mine are soft. Now - full disclosure...I came from an M3. But, the stock brakes on the D do feel squiggy.

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...But, the stock brakes on the D do feel squiggy
All I could think of is Laverne & Shirley when I read this. I'm sure I'm dating myself here.
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Agree - mine are soft. Now - full disclosure...I came from an M3. But, the stock brakes on the D do feel squiggy.

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i mean i dont have a m3, but i did trade in my x3 with sports package. and bmw makes some damn nice brakes!
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Re: Durangos have weak brakes?

Does anyone make a nice pad? I agree about the brake feel but I'm not trying to replace the stock stuff and change wheels for the brembo, a little more bite could go a long way.
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Does anyone make a nice pad? I agree about the brake feel but I'm not trying to replace the stock stuff and change wheels for the brembo, a little more bite could go a long way.
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