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Old 08-22-2009, 08:55 AM   #29
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Anybody think a slightly larger resevoir will help with cooling. Finding a way to keep the brake fluid more cool will be next!

The reason I have seen to do this is to try and keep some heat out of the system...
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Old 08-22-2009, 09:12 AM   #30
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Anybody think a slightly larger resevoir will help with cooling. Finding a way to keep the brake fluid more cool will be next!

The reason I have seen to do this is to try and keep some heat out of the system...
Good point, I know that the color if the brake fluid is not getting dark like when it was combined.
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Old 08-22-2009, 09:13 AM   #31
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Anybody think a slightly larger resevoir will help with cooling. Finding a way to keep the brake fluid more cool will be next!

The reason I have seen to do this is to try and keep some heat out of the system...
I'll be changing to steel-braided brake lines; those help a little in dissipating heat plus give a more solid feel to the brakes. If you're doing that much braking (i.e. HPDE or autocrossing) you might want to look into brake ducts for cooling and/or 2-piece brake rotors. I'm trying to find rotors but so far nobody is saying they have one yet for this car. Everything is "in development" lol.
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Another note added to my build list. Thanks for the info guys.

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Old 08-22-2009, 04:24 PM   #33
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I'll be changing to steel-braided brake lines; those help a little in dissipating heat plus give a more solid feel to the brakes. If you're doing that much braking (i.e. HPDE or autocrossing) you might want to look into brake ducts for cooling and/or 2-piece brake rotors. I'm trying to find rotors but so far nobody is saying they have one yet for this car. Everything is "in development" lol.



Brembo already has a Big Brake Kit for the camaro.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=32767
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Old 09-02-2009, 01:42 PM   #34
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So my car has around 7000 miles on it. I just checked the resevoir today and the fluid is a "Killians Red" color. It was a clear golden color not to long ago.

My cap also leaks.

I'm going to take it into the dealership and have them take a look... I may try this separate reservoir fix though.
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Old 09-04-2009, 11:29 PM   #35
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Brembo already has a Big Brake Kit for the camaro.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=32767
Yeah they do make a big brake kit and it's got big break-you prices. Racing Brake now has a 2-piece front rotor for the SS that they're selling to Camaro5 members for 25% off. We have a group buy in progress:

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=40428

Just need 5 more people to get the deal. We'll get the rotors for $322 each and they are 4.5 lbs lighter than the stock rotors and do a MUCH better job of dissipating the heat.
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Nice find Doc, signed up for it for a friend of mine who bought an SS also.

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Old 09-05-2009, 03:23 PM   #37
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Yeah they do make a big brake kit and it's got big break-you prices. Racing Brake now has a 2-piece front rotor for the SS that they're selling to Camaro5 members for 25% off. We have a group buy in progress:

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=40428

Just need 5 more people to get the deal. We'll get the rotors for $322 each and they are 4.5 lbs lighter than the stock rotors and do a MUCH better job of dissipating the heat.
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Old 09-17-2009, 02:40 PM   #38
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So my car has around 7000 miles on it. I just checked the resevoir today and the fluid is a "Killians Red" color. It was a clear golden color not to long ago.

My cap also leaks.

I'm going to take it into the dealership and have them take a look... I may try this separate reservoir fix though.
Doing this will not fix the "Killians Red" color of you Fluid, But it dos stop the leaks on your cap, And that Fluid is not in you brakes, I still change my fluid in the new Reservoir all the time but not in the brakes.
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Old 09-17-2009, 02:45 PM   #39
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Looks normal. With the dark background hard to tell.

The fluid system is sealed dust from the clutch won't get into the juice unless there is a defect. And if your temps are nominal for eng and tranny you should be fine.
Not true this issue has been a proven problem on vettes for a long time. Look it up. My dad has no problems on his vette as long as he fushes the brake flluid after he runs the car hard. I would greatly help to do a redesign. I don't know if that means seperating the two or not.
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Old 09-17-2009, 02:57 PM   #40
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What about changing to a Corvette ZO6 master and slave cylinder? Anyone tried that yet? I know it'll be a lot more expensive, but looking at some aftermarket clutches, some of them tell you to get a corvette slave cylinder anyways, so prepare for the future...
Also, does anyone know if there's a difference between the ZO6 and standard corvette master and slave cylinders?
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Old 09-17-2009, 05:10 PM   #41
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What about changing to a Corvette ZO6 master and slave cylinder? Anyone tried that yet? I know it'll be a lot more expensive, but looking at some aftermarket clutches, some of them tell you to get a corvette slave cylinder anyways, so prepare for the future...
Also, does anyone know if there's a difference between the ZO6 and standard corvette master and slave cylinders?
You can do a Corvette master and slave cylinder but it is a lot of $ like 260 or more and that part is $19 so you can do what you want.
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is there another part pontiac cant find one everyone doing this
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