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Decent brake pads should do the job nicely.   The Cortina brakes are more than powerful enough - the only worthwhile upgrade are the AP racing big brake kit and this costs some serious money; being

Thats the thing though, the only point many owners change to a higher performance pad is when changing callipers! So it's hard to know what part of the change is responsible for what, if you see what

If you have the standard Cortina front and Golf/Sierra rear brakes, they should be well up to the job. The problem will lie with the master cylinder, pads, brake fluid, or even failing brake piston se


I bought my Ultralights from Westfield and they included the Standard EBC pads, to be honest they wouldn't stop a pram.  After a lot of messing around re bleeding, thinking there was air in the system, I went straight for 1144's and stopping power leapt up to an acceptable standard from day 1.  Hi Speck will post them to you no problem.

For road & track you should be using middle of the road pads such as 1144's or even Ford OE pads if you can find ones to fit.

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