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Old 05-17-2018, 10:52 PM
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Decided to pull the trigger on a 4-wheel 4 piston Rotora Big Brake Kit

After some extensive research online and through Acurazine, and evaluating big brake kits from Stoptech, Brembo, AP Racing, and Rotora....I've decided to go with a 4 wheel Rotora kit. Going with the 4 piston 355 fronts and 4 piston 350 rears, slotted discs and red calipers. Turns out, Rotora's rear big brake kit maintains the stock parking brake linkage for our TLs, which is a big plus as well. I've had a 4 wheel AP Racing big brake kit on a previous car, and while they are incredible brakes especially for track days, they do not maintain the stock parking brake. I have no intentions of taking my car to a track day, although it's not completely out of the question. I just love the look and our TLs are just too heavy for the stock brakes. Another big plus here, Rotora just happened to be running a spring special, so I got in at a very reasonable price. Just ordered, so I expect to have it all installed in a few weeks. Will share pics throughout the process.

Sharing some pics from Rotora, the white TL pictured is not mine, but mine will look just like that.




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Send us pictures when done. I am curious if you are using 18's/19's sized rims....
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fortunately, the kit clears 18" wheels

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Send us pictures when done. I am curious if you are using 18's/19's sized rims....
For sure. I'll post follow up pics. I forgot to mention another plus to this particular kit, it clears the stock 18s. I run 19s during the summer and my stock 18s are my winter wheels, so ensuring that the big brake kit cleared the 18s was another factor. Turns out the 6 Piston 355 front kit also clears the 18s. Here's a pic that Rotora sent of the 6 piston 355 behind the stock 18s.




6 Piston 355 kit behind the stock 18s


6 Piston 355 kit behind the stock 18
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From one TL / Rotora BBK owner to another ............Congrats, great choice !!
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I did a track event last year with a friend, and he ended up bringing his 2013 Acura TL 6MT out

I remember him coming into the pit after a 20 minute run and his front rotors/calipers were literally smoking. Those oem brakes are not made for any kind of above average use... this rotora kit would have been a blessing for him!
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Any chance you can give us a ballpark figure of how much this set up cost?
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Originally Posted by KarKraze View Post
From one TL / Rotora BBK owner to another ............Congrats, great choice !!
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From one RL / Rotora BBK owner to another Acura owner ............Congrats, great choice !!
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Originally Posted by Kimcheebowl View Post
... I just love the look and our TLs are just too heavy for the stock brakes....
They're the same brakes as on the Honda Ridgeline. Not sure why you think they've been under-engineered.
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