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Old 08-17-2012, 09:32 PM   #4965
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Brake fluid you can drink in an emergency..... I like it


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We use air brakes on our trucks at the station, all is good and well until you run out of compressed air
It's not so bad, you just skid to a stop... actually kinda fun

Semi uses 22.5 wheels, some donks are bigger than that, so the drums could conceivably fit... add brake pots, air dryer, replace that goofy parking brake handle with a cool knob on the dash, you're good to go racing!

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Old 08-17-2012, 09:35 PM   #4966
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Brake fluid you can drink in an emergency..... I like it




It's not so bad, you just skid to a stop... actually kinda fun

Semi uses 22.5 wheels, some donks are bigger than that, so the drums could conceivably fit... add brake pots, air dryer, replace that goofy parking brake handle with a cool knob on the dash, you're good to go racing!

and at $70 a bottle you'd save a pretty penny.
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Old 08-18-2012, 12:29 PM   #4967
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I got some fluid that will fix that "little" problem
how bout some rotors and calipers....
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Old 08-18-2012, 01:40 PM   #4968
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how bout some rotors and calipers....
I have a set... LOL but I don't think they are gonna be any better than what you have now...
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Old 08-18-2012, 01:42 PM   #4969
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does the carbon ceramic kit swap over to the camaro?
i know a guy put them on his C5 vette, but that's the same basic platform
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Old 08-18-2012, 01:44 PM   #4970
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Braking is over-rated.
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Old 08-18-2012, 01:51 PM   #4971
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does the carbon ceramic kit swap over to the camaro?
i know a guy put them on his C5 vette, but that's the same basic platform
From the ZR1?

early on guys were talking about doing it but there was something wrong with the ABS computer on the Camaro. From what the GM guys said (can't remember who it was now) the camaro abs computer doesn't work well with the ZR1 brakes. But Man that would be the ultimate setup for a camaro.. Talk about a budget way to get a full CS bake setup...

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too complicated for you auto guys huh? I guess you think the car should stop for you too.

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too complicated for you auto guys huh? I guess you think the car should stop for you too.

STOPPING is over-rated.

Revers thrusters.
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Old 08-18-2012, 02:12 PM   #4973
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Old 08-18-2012, 02:48 PM   #4974
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From the ZR1?

early on guys were talking about doing it but there was something wrong with the ABS computer on the Camaro. From what the GM guys said (can't remember who it was now) the camaro abs computer doesn't work well with the ZR1 brakes. But Man that would be the ultimate setup for a camaro.. Talk about a budget way to get a full CS bake setup...

They're great. For a car that weighs 3400 lbs. You're better with the CTS-V setup
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Old 08-18-2012, 03:00 PM   #4975
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They're great. For a car that weighs 3400 lbs. You're better with the CTS-V setup
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Old 08-18-2012, 03:05 PM   #4976
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There is a full system with GT-R Calipers and Carbon Ceramic Rotors we have spec'd out with Brembo specifically for the 5th Gen. They are incredible brakes, but they are incredibly expensive. I hope we find a client that is interested in this level of perfection... soon.
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Old 08-18-2012, 03:18 PM   #4977
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They're great. For a car that weighs 3400 lbs. You're better with the CTS-V setup
Yep!

With the setup I have now, when I'm out goofing off, I keep pulling up short in the turns...

It's hard to make your self brake later then you are used to.



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There is a full system with GT-R Calipers and Carbon Ceramic Rotors we have spec'd out with Brembo specifically for the 5th Gen. They are incredible brakes, but they are incredibly expensive. I hope we find a client that is interested in this level of perfection... soon.
Maybe Speedster?
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Old 08-18-2012, 03:28 PM   #4978
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When you normally brake, just hover for a sec lol
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Old 08-18-2012, 03:32 PM   #4979
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From the ZR1?

early on guys were talking about doing it but there was something wrong with the ABS computer on the Camaro. From what the GM guys said (can't remember who it was now) the camaro abs computer doesn't work well with the ZR1 brakes. But Man that would be the ultimate setup for a camaro.. Talk about a budget way to get a full CS bake setup...
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budget? well, if $8500 is your brake budget, i guess that's about right...
and i couldn't remember if the ABS was a problem or not. i ain't really had much time or reason to keep up with the camaro mods since i joined the AF. really nowadays, i just stick around to hang out with y'all

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They're great. For a car that weighs 3400 lbs. You're better with the CTS-V setup
that's what i was thinking - just seeing if anybody's tried it

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There is a full system with GT-R Calipers and Carbon Ceramic Rotors we have spec'd out with Brembo specifically for the 5th Gen. They are incredible brakes, but they are incredibly expensive. I hope we find a client that is interested in this level of perfection... soon.
oooohhhhhhh!!! good luck

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Yep!

With the setup I have now, when I'm out goofing off, I keep pulling up short in the turns...
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better than coming up short in life like some others we know...
like around 5' 3" short...








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Old 08-18-2012, 03:37 PM   #4980
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There are a number of Pro-Touring Builds running ZR1 brakes with an adjusted ABS cal. The issues you have with that setup are the limited selection of pads and the cost of replacing a SCRATCHED rotor. If you go off course and a pebble or two happen to scratch your brand new ZL1 rotor be prepared to chuck it in the garbage. Now the carbo rotors we have specd with Brembo are still good even with a scratch ;-)
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Old 08-18-2012, 10:11 PM   #4981
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There are a number of Pro-Touring Builds running ZR1 brakes with an adjusted ABS cal. The issues you have with that setup are the limited selection of pads and the cost of replacing a SCRATCHED rotor. If you go off course and a pebble or two happen to scratch your brand new ZL1 rotor be prepared to chuck it in the garbage. Now the carbo rotors we have specd with Brembo are still good even with a scratch ;-)
double-win if they're under $1200 a piece
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