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Old 02-15-2011, 08:07 PM   #1
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CTS-V brakes vs. Brembo 6 piston upgrade brakes

After hearing about the Brembo 6 piston brake upgrade this morning, I've done a little reconsidering.

Can anyone explain the pros and cons between the CTS-V brake upgrade on a Camaro SS vs. the upgrade package that WSI is selling?

The price difference isn't much, so I'm looking to see what exactly is different. The only difference I can see is the rotors come in the CTS-V pacakge.

I'm still doing preliminary research so facts comparo is what I'm going for.

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Old 02-15-2011, 08:11 PM   #2
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What is the going price for each?
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Old 02-15-2011, 08:15 PM   #3
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MSRP is ~ 3400 and 3700 for them.
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They're both 6 piston, is that right?

The CTS-V setup will give you larger diameter, thicker rotors, which will help with heat dissipation, they also don't have to work quite as hard. Pad selection will also make a BIG difference in either selection.

If you're staying on the street, flip a coin. If you're planning on hitting twisty track hard, go with the CTS-V setup.
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Old 02-15-2011, 08:25 PM   #5
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What parts are only $1700- 1900 for the front CTS-V, i will install it for you for less then the rest of your asking price.
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Or you can go bigger to 8 pistons like our SSBC

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The CTS-V dual cast rotors are lighter than the OE SS rotors. Both can be replaced with true two piece rotors.
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The CTS-V dual cast rotors are lighter than the OE SS rotors. Both can be replaced with true two piece rotors.
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our 2 piece too

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our 2 piece too

Are those CTS-V rotors?
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Are those CTS-V rotors?
No, true 2 piece
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No, true 2 piece
I think he was asking about fitment as in do these fit a CTS-V?
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I think he was asking about fitment as in do these fit a CTS-V?
Ah, LOL, blond moments. I have no idea if they have a 2 piece rotor for the CTS-V line.
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If I'm getting this correctly,

The rotors of the CTS-V are lighter...
Both use monoblock calipers...
pad selection will make the most difference...

Did I get this right?
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If I'm getting this correctly,

The rotors of the CTS-V are lighter...
Both use monoblock calipers...
pad selection will make the most difference...

Did I get this right?
Correctamundo.

I use custom made Cobalt Friction XR1 front and XR2 rear. They are perefect for track and summer street use. Expen$$$$$ive, but perfect.
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