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I am having trouble with my 1990 MR2 front brakes. I get approx 1500KM before they start shuddering under braking. are the Turbo brake assembly different to the NA assembly??

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Yea they are different! Rotors,Calipers and Knuckles. And there is also ABS on the turbo and I dont think they put them on the N/A in the early years. Did you cut the rotors b4 putting on new breaks? That will cause shudder....Incorrect tire pressure and as well as incorrect tire ware will cause some...And in Old struts from 20 years ago and that will help in tire ware and shudder....OLD Mr2's also need to have the tie rods changes.....they like to break. Jack up the car as well and shake the wheels left and right and that should tell you of tie rod issues. Hope that helps. Ive had five MR2's and have seen the majority of the problems.

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They should be just the same system. Your primary brake boost (the one attached to the firewall where the pedal is corrected) may be slightly different. First check the condition of the fluid. You may need to have it replaced. You may need new oil or have dirt or water in the system. If you had your brake removed previously, you may need to have it bled.

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