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Old 05-05-2013, 01:23 PM   #351
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Don't matter what you were driving, very nice skills there... enjoyed the vids
Thanks! Perhaps some vids will be made someday with the Z/28...

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I agree. The CC brakes should be optional. Their price point alone will exclude some buyers. I guess the smart thing would be to take them off and put the zl1 rotors on. The Z/28 is 300 lbs lighter and will have superior braking performance anyway.
The problem with that idea is that the Z/28 was built for use at the track. I'm betting that the CC brakes are necessary to avoid overheat/fade on a 3800lb car with 500hp. If you want consistent, fade free brake performance on a heavy car with lots of power, you need the CC brakes. Take a look at the GT500. Overheats at laguna seca after only one lap.
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Old 05-05-2013, 01:35 PM   #352
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Maybe an R package for the 1LE? R package would include: ZL1 front brakes, diff cooler, Z/28 shocks, splitter & spoiler.
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:39 PM   #353
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Whats the point in CC brakes being optional? The point is, it can use the weight reduction, lower CG, and RPM advantage to dive into corners, maintain a line, and pull away. The breaks are key there.
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