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Apex Motorsports 05-23-2013 12:01 PM

RacingBrake Lite Weight Front Big Brake Kit & Aluminum Caliper Kits Now @ APEX!!!
 
RacingBrake - Big Brake Kit, Front, w/ Rotors, 4 Piston Aluminum Calipers, SS Lines and Pads: $2265

RacingBrake - Aluminum Caliper Upgrade Kit: $1425.99


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RacingBrake - Big Brake Kit, Front, w/ Rotors, 4 Piston Aluminum Calipers, SS Lines and Pads: $2265

This is a complete brake kit for Camaro SS and a BBK for all V6 models from 2010 and up.
This kit includes:
  • 2 Two-piece open slot center-mount rotors.
  • 2 4-Piston calipers
  • 2 Aluminum adapters made of 7075-T6 Alloy (stronger and stiffer than 6061-T6)
  • 1 Set of RB ET300 brake pads
  • 1 Pair of front stainless steel brake lines
  • 1-Liter ATE Super Blue brake fluid
RacingBrake aluminum caliper big brake kits decrease stopping distance, eliminate brake fade, stiffen the brake pedal, and provide better brake modulation. Through our patented two-piece rotor design, we keep the brake system cool and increase braking power, longevity, and performance. Most of our racing customers demand strong and consistent brake torque under "extreme" braking conditions, durable system components, and an affordable price. RacingBrake focuses on these expectations and delivers a system that suits racers' braking needs and includes everything needed for a complete installation.

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RacingBrake Calipers


RacingBrake Calipers are made from forged 6061-T6 aluminum and precisely machined to every detail. Stock calipers - aluminum (Brembo) or cast iron (06-08 WRX) are mass-produced and are usually made through a casting or extrusion process which is not as dense and strong in structure as forging.

- Caliper Body: Made of forged 6061-T6. Light weight at only 4.5lbs, these new RB4000 calipers are re-designed and built for the toughest brake jobs with extended service life before any rebuild is required.

- Low Profile: Together with RB Center-Mount design two-piece rotors, you hardly even need to require a spacer to install the kit.

- Piston Material: Made of stainless steel instead of aluminum commonly used by other caliper mfgrs which can substantially reduce the heat transfer (approx 1/10 of aluminum) from the pad to brake fluid. Pistons are vented to furtherreduce the heat contact area and improve air circulation thereby reducing more heat transfer.

- Dust Seal: Our dust seal is of built-in type (instead of external boot type) uniquely designed to shield the dust and foreign material from contamination and will not rip - as commonly seen on boot type dust seals.
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- Hardware:
Brake pad pins and banjo connections were re-designed for easier brake line connection and brake pad replacement.

- Surface Coating: Powder coating with most durable finish for lasting appeal.

- Hardware: Most hardware is made of stainless steel for durable performance and appearance.

- Never Get Lost Bleeder Cap: Newly designed with a retaining loop so you will never have to find it again and/replace the lost ones. (made of durable EPDM)
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RacingBrake Rotors



RacingBrake Rotors are made from forged 6061-T6 aluminum and precisely machined to every detail. Stock calipers - aluminum (Brembo) or cast iron (06-08 WRX) are mass-produced and are usually made through a casting or extrusion process which is not as dense and strong in structure as forging.

RacingBrake Rotors are are directional (different for left and right sides), heat treated for added strength, and use RB's patented center mount design and convergent vane design, which increase airflow and makes the disc cooler. Electrodeposition Paint (EDP) is used to coat the aluminum hat, which is light weight and highly resistant to rust and corrosion. Hardware is a simple 2-piece component design (stud & nut) and is self locking to prevent the use of springs, glue, or clips.

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Rotor Design:
Our unique and patented rotor designs make our discs cooler and last longer.
  1. http://www.racingbrake.com/v/vspfile..._twopiece2.jpgConvergent vane design

    The cooling vanes are of a convergent nozzle design, which increases airflow and turbulence and makes discs cooler. (Illustration #1)
  2. Center-mount design

    http://www.racingbrake.com/v/vspfile...two-piece2.jpgThe center-mount flanges for hat mounting to the rotor ring have several benefits. (Illustration #2)
    • It allows the ring to be used on either side of the vehicle simply by mounting the hat on either side of the ring (unidirectional).
    • The stress load transferred from the ring to the hat is balanced.
    • Air inlets are widely open to both inboard and outboard sides of the rotor. More air suctions and even temperature on both sides of the disc surface.
    • Heat transfer from the disc surfaces to the hat is even and minimized by increasing the flange length and the airflow around the flanges.
    • Mounting flanges are on both friction surfaces ultimately provides excellent heat balance.
  3. True floating design

    Exclusive full floating design with 10.9 grade alloyed hardware. Hardware is DACRO coated and crimp locking. DACRO is highly corrosion resistant and provides a film for easier movement between the hat and rotor ring as disc expands and contracts and the crimp design provides positive engagement without rattling or torque loss at temperature.

RB ET Series Brake Pads

From daily driver to dedicated tracking racing enthusiast, our ET-series brake pads provide a selection of various compounds that makes them easy to choose and use at an affordable cost.


ET-Series Performance Street Compounds

The ET Series compounds provide excellent modulation, consistent friction and torque output, and can be run from ambient temperature, even during cold winter mornings.

ET300: Performance Street - Delivers braking performance beyond stock pads, yet with minimal dust and no squeaking

ET500: Aggressive Street - Provides additional stopping power over ET300; low dust and little to no squeaking.

ET700-900: Advanced Street - For very adventurous street driving. Not for use on the track, as high temperatures will greatly accelerate pad wear. For track racing, use our XT-Series brake pads.


RB XT-Series Motorsports Compounds

The XT Series compounds were developed to handle the toughest track braking conditions. All of our XT series can deliver consistent brake torque, are excellent in modulation and highly resistant to wear, friendly to rotors, brake dust is easy to clean, and brake control.

XT910: Medium initial bite, medium to high friction and brake torque.

XT960: Medium initial bite, high friction and brake torque.

XT970: High initial bite, Extremely high friction and brake torque.
Since these pads are formulated for track/high temperature use, using them on the street may result some unfavorable situations such as brake squeal, dirty wheels, less brake friction at cold temperatures, and excessive rotor wear. For street driving, we recommended that you use our ET series pads.


Break-In

All brake pads are recommended to be bedded-in properly according to the proper break-in procedure to assure optimal performance.


Break Pad Performance

The overall brake pad performance can be affected by the rotor material and its surface finish, calipers, and brake bias.


Brake Pad Replacement Important to know!
Since the brake pad consists of the friction material, insulator, bonding agent, and a steel plate, the pads must be replaced when the "non-steel" material wears down to approximately the same thickness as the steel back plate or to the grooves in the pad (if applicable). However, since the groove depth varies from one pad manufacturer to another, we do not recommend running the pad thinner than 4mm (0.16"). This minimum wear thickness is a checkpoint for pad replacement to prevent severe damage from occurring to the brake system, including rotors and calipers.

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RacingBrake - Aluminum Caliper Upgrade Kit: $1425.99


Stock sized rotors are required and not included with this kit.
This kit can be used as a caliper upgrade for OEM or aftermarket rotors (with the same size and offset). It is highly recommend for people who are considering this option to purchase the complete kit to assure the compatibility and peak performance of the brake system. Please note that any issue associated with the non-RB rotors is not warranted.


This kit comes with the following:
  • (2) 4-piston aluminum calipers (RB460)
  • (2) Aluminum adapters
  • (1) Set of ET300 brake pads
  • (1) Pair of front stainless steel brake lines
Benefits of using RB calipers versus stock calipers:
For street driving, here are the benefits:
  1. Lighter weight calipers, which means that you are removing unpsrung weight from your vehicle, which results in better cornering and handling.
  2. Better cosmetic looks - our caliper looks much more impressive in your wheel versus the OE caliper. The calipers are powder coated in California with glossy powder coat.
  3. Brake pads are readily available (FMSI pad shape D1149) and easy to replace.
  4. Quality Assurance - each caliper is assembled and hydro tested in our California facility.
For drivers who race, our calipers offer an even greater benefit versus OEM and other companies' Big Brake Kits:
  1. The pistons are made out of stainless steel versus the usual aluminum material, resulting in less heat being transferred back to the brake fluid. This means that there is less of a chance of air being introduced into your brake line.
  2. Pistons are dust sealed and pressure sealed to maintain longevity and reduce maintenance.

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RacingBrake Calipers

RacingBrake Calipers are made from forged 6061-T6 aluminum and precisely machined to every detail. Stock calipers - aluminum (Brembo) or cast iron (06-08 WRX) are mass-produced and are usually made through a casting or extrusion process which is not as dense and strong in structure as forging.

- Caliper Body: Made of forged 6061-T6. Light weight at only 4.5lbs, these new RB4000 calipers are re-designed and built for the toughest brake jobs with extended service life before any rebuild is required.

- Low Profile: Together with RB Center-Mount design two-piece rotors, you hardly even need to require a spacer to install the kit.

- Piston Material: Made of stainless steel instead of aluminum commonly used by other caliper mfgrs which can substantially reduce the heat transfer (approx 1/10 of aluminum) from the pad to brake fluid. Pistons are vented to further reduce the heat contact area and improve air circulation thereby reducing more heat transfer.

- Dust Seal: Our dust seal is of built-in type (instead of external boot type) uniquely designed to shield the dust and foreign material from contamination and will not rip - as commonly seen on boot type dust seals.

http://www.apex-speed.com/images/ven..._dust_seal.jpg

- Hardware: Brake pad pins and banjo connections were re-designed for easier brake line connection and brake pad replacement.

- Surface Coating: Powder coating with most durable finish for lasting appeal.

- Hardware: Most hardware is made of stainless steel for durable performance and appearance.

- Never Get Lost Bleeder Cap: Newly designed with a retaining loop so you will never have to find it again and/replace the lost ones. (made of durable EPDM)

http://www.apex-speed.com/images/ven...leeder_cap.jpg

RB ET Series Brake Pads

From daily driver to dedicated tracking racing enthusiast, our ET-series brake pads provide a selection of various compounds that makes them easy to choose and use at an affordable cost.


ET-Series Performance Street Compounds
The ET Series compounds provide excellent modulation, consistent friction and torque output, and can be run from ambient temperature, even during cold winter mornings.

ET300: Performance Street - Delivers braking performance beyond stock pads, yet with minimal dust and no squeaking

ET500: Aggressive Street - Provides additional stopping power over ET300; low dust and little to no squeaking.

ET700-900: Advanced Street - For very adventurous street driving. Not for use on the track, as high temperatures will greatly accelerate pad wear. For track racing, use our XT-Series brake pads.


RB XT-Series Motorsports Compounds
The XT Series compounds were developed to handle the toughest track braking conditions. All of our XT series can deliver consistent brake torque, are excellent in modulation and highly resistant to wear, friendly to rotors, brake dust is easy to clean, and brake control.

XT910: Medium initial bite, medium to high friction and brake torque.

XT960: Medium initial bite, high friction and brake torque.

XT970: High initial bite, Extremely high friction and brake torque.
Since these pads are formulated for track/high temperature use, using them on the street may result some unfavorable situations such as brake squeal, dirty wheels, less brake friction at cold temperatures, and excessive rotor wear. For street driving, we recommended that you use our ET series pads.


Break-In
All brake pads are recommended to be bedded-in properly according to the proper break-in procedureto assure optimal performance.

Break Pad Performance
The overall brake pad performance can be affected by the rotor material and its surface finish, calipers, and brake bias.

Brake Pad Replacement Important to know!
Since the brake pad consists of the friction material, insulator, bonding agent, and a steel plate, the pads must be replaced when the "non-steel" material wears down to approximately the same thickness as the steel back plate or to the grooves in the pad (if applicable). However, since the groove depth varies from one pad manufacturer to another, we do not recommend running the pad thinner than 4mm (0.16"). This minimum wear thickness is a checkpoint for pad replacement to prevent severe damage from occurring to the brake system, including rotors and calipers.

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Apex Motorsports 06-03-2013 06:33 PM

Members of the forums we sponsor have become accustomed to reading quotes like these on a regular basis.


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Originally Posted by CamaroNewb (Post 2360787)
+1 for Chase. I bought these form him like 2 weeks ago and they were at my door so fast that I couldn't figure out what they were until I opened the box.

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Originally Posted by Envious (Post 5202262)
Ordered mine on Friday had it Monday. Ordered a washer relocation tank Wednesday. Had it on Friday. Just like a Camaro, fast!

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Originally Posted by puzzzeler (Post 4968230)
I would have to agree Apex for sure really fast shipping these guys are on the ball ,give them a shot you cant go wrong.

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Originally Posted by mikester0612 (Post 5098788)
And I just wanted to give a big thanks to Apex Motorsports for the great service. Ordered this CAI on Wednesday in the afternoon around 1 and I got it on Friday !! Thanks Apex !!

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Originally Posted by JoshBobGuptaMarley (Post 4609243)
So I ordered Friday night. Order went through on Monday, intake was installed Wednesday after I got of work. Shipping was fast and free and that's why I love ordering from Apex!

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Originally Posted by Andys562 (Post 4864687)
Just got the springs in today! Planning on getting them installed a little later today or tomorrow.

But wow! Apex ships FAST. I did NOT expect the springs to be on my doorstep today and what do you know, they're right there.
Big ups to Apex for the lightning fast shipping.

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Originally Posted by Ark5thGenGirl (Post 3742223)
First of all I want to give a big thank you to Chase and Victoria from Apex Speed. I needed this part on Friday and I ordered it Wednesday; they called me personally to handle my request and got it to me really fast. They were great to work with and I really appreciate the awesome customer service.

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Originally Posted by rangomr (Post 5784010)
After the questions I put up on Sunday aabout these two units, here they sit in my living room on Wed. 4PM, ordered and delivered, thats FAST and they both look great. Thanks Chase for the PRICE and GREAT SERVICE. Michael in Virginia

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Originally Posted by kfm237 (Post 4468982)
Ordered the SW Retro Chambered exhaust and Black CAI on Monday.. The Exhaust arrived on Wednesday and the CAI on thursday... Thats to New Jersey.. A+++ To Apex for their quick shipping!

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Originally Posted by American Muscle (Post 1855055)
apex chase, Hurst shifter got delivered today, took only 2 days to get to CT!! Going to install it tonight, thanks for the fast service.

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Originally Posted by boricat (Post 1926169)
Unbelievable!!
Ordered on 5/28 on the doorstep 5/29!!

Thanks again,
Joe

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Originally Posted by fritcherc (Post 4575496)
I sent Chase a couple of emails, told him what I wanted and a few days later it was on my doorstep. Chase and Apex have been a pleasure to deal with and I couldn't be happier in my decision to do business with them. Great product support, easy to get ahold of and fast shipping!!!! Two thumbs up in my book! Thanks, Chris

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Originally Posted by Blackjack's Girl (Post 2128657)
Thank you so much Chase! Ordered my CAI intake Sunday, shipped Monday and got it yesterday and installed! Great service! Love the performance! 1000% satisfied!

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Originally Posted by jrrod6410 (Post 2657755)
Ordered mine Friday afternoon and got it Tuesday morning......WOW

Now I'm off to install it

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Originally Posted by SS CAMARO (Post 2552843)
Talk about fast shipping I got 1 day after you shipped it .

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Originally Posted by BigBOSS (Post 2512295)
Chase I am truly impressed! Ordered my Pfadt drop springs Sunday night and got them early Wednesday morning! A truly unexpected delivery which made my day!

Now to find a time to throw them on!

Thanks again, I am VERY impressed!!


How Do We Do It?

From the beginning, our operation was set up to function as rapidly and efficiently as possible. Most of our order processing system is automated which means that an order can be completely processed and ready for pick up within minutes of the order being placed. Unlike many of our competitors, APEX Motorsports is a stocking distributor for most of the brands we carry and not a dedicated drop shipper. This allows us to ship in stock items the same day or next if the order is received after our last pick up. In the event that an item is out of stock, APEX Motorsports has access to multiple extensive distributor networks and can draw on the inventories of dozens of regional warehouses across the country and ship the item from the warehouse closest to you.

APEX Motorsports has another key advantage over our competition. Our physical location. Like Amazon, Zappos, and many other major shippers APEX Motorsports is located in Louisville, Ky. which places us within 600 miles of more than 60% of the United States population. It also places us only a few miles from the UPS World Hub. That means that once your order leaves our loading dock it doesn't have to travel 1-2 days to be processed before being directed to your address. It is done within hours of the order being placed and is on it's way to your door, more than 60% of which aren't very far down the road.

Below is a map displaying the estimated delivery times for orders shipped from APEX Motorsports.

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The Stig 06-03-2013 06:41 PM

Would have been buying this caliper set Chase :emoticon3:

SPCBA 06-09-2013 08:10 PM

cant wait to pick mine up from racingbrake. also the rear caliper is in the works. this package deal is a total steal for best oem size brakes period

The Stig 06-09-2013 09:10 PM

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Originally Posted by SPCBA (Post 6650466)
cant wait to pick mine up from racingbrake. also the rear caliper is in the works. this package deal is a total steal for best oem size brakes period

So wait. They don't have a complete caliper set just yet?

Apex Motorsports 06-20-2013 06:34 PM

No, the rears are not out yet. Soon.....

Firefighter 06-20-2013 07:28 PM

Out of curiosity why did they stick with a 4 piston vs a 6 piston?

The Stig 06-20-2013 07:44 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Firefighter (Post 6695331)
Out of curiosity why did they stick with a 4 piston vs a 6 piston?

Weight and 6 pistons would be stupid over kill on top of the RB rotors.

CHMSC 06-20-2013 07:52 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Stig (Post 6695415)
Weight and 6 pistons would be stupid over kill on top of the RB rotors.

I didn't realize how good these rotors were till I rode in Blake's car on a track.

WOW these things can stop like no other.....and that was just with the rotors and stock calipers. And no brake fade in really hot weather...118 degrees.

The Stig 06-20-2013 08:00 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by CHMSC (Post 6695464)
I didn't realize how good these rotors were till I rode in Blake's care on a track.

WOW these things can stop like no other.....and that was just with the rotors and stock calipers. And no brake fade in really hot weather...118 degrees.

Exactly. Once you've ridden in a with RB rotors going back to stock is...well, just kind of sad.

CHMSC 06-20-2013 08:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Stig (Post 6695506)
Exactly. Once you've ridden in a with RB rotors going back to stock is...well, just kind of sad.

Don't remind me lol

Apex Motorsports 06-28-2013 05:41 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Firefighter (Post 6695331)
Out of curiosity why did they stick with a 4 piston vs a 6 piston?

Honestly, this 4 piston package will blow away most 6 piston set ups. That being said, this is a direct bolt on package. You can use it with stock SS rotors or if you already have the RacingBrake SS rotors. They are working on a 6 piston upgrade package for the SS but you have to upgrade the rotors as well.

ss/rs-matt 12-09-2013 10:35 AM

How much are just the rotors with pads?

The Stig 12-09-2013 11:15 AM

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Originally Posted by ss/rs-matt (Post 7248662)
How much are just the rotors with pads?

If I'm remembering right it's like $1,800 shipped for the rotors and pads.

kjkjr27 12-09-2013 11:27 AM

If only I could get my hands on that kind of cash lol

Apex Motorsports 05-27-2014 07:34 PM

Thank you for a great start to the week Camaro5!

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Apex Motorsports 07-25-2014 11:31 AM

It is FRIDAY but there is still time to place your order before the weekend begins!

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