Braided lines - CLS 55

Discussion in 'Wheels, Tyres, Brakes & Suspension' started by moodi, Dec 15, 2019.

  1. moodi

    moodi Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Has anyone fitted braided brake lines to their CLS55? If so which did you go for? (could only find E55 fitment and not sure if they are the same)
     
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    pretty sure the e55 and cls55 share the same mechanicals.
     
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    moodi

    moodi Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    After a bit more research, I am now doubtful they even make a difference on our cars (on track) with the electronic braking system. Which is likely why I can't find many people fitting them. Nothing like the difference it made on my E46 M3, for example.
     
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    I fitted Goodridge to the E55 as I had them off and was changing anyway.
     
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    I was going to fit them to my CLS55 but my insurer (Direct Line) refused to cover the car if I did. No amount of arguing would change their stance....
     
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    I have fitted Goodridge ones to my W202 C43. :)
     
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    Did you notice any difference? Any track usage?
     
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    pmcgsmurf Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Not for me, I've always found the brakes in the W211 to be very good.
    Then again my mates describe me as more of a white Morgan Freeman with Miss Daisy on board. ;)

    I had the hoses off so it was logical to replace at the time with the stainless steel option.
     
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