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Old 06-11-2013, 12:19 PM   #256
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RB's are just fine with a street pad and are quite. They can just handle a race pad a lot better than others and they weigh a lot less. I rode in the OP's car this weekend in 118 degree heat on the track and was amazed at how good his brakes are. As soon as I can afford to do it I am going to do RB's all around.
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You don't have to run a track pad unless you're on the track. You can run a performance street pad (I'm running RB's ET500 pads) and they are perfectly quiet with great stopping power.
this.....i run a 12 dollar street pad for street
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Old 06-11-2013, 12:37 PM   #257
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What about 6 pot upgrade with matching 4 pot rear?
also in the works i saw the raw pieces that they have to make into the 6 pot calipers...even the raw piece was lighter than the ctsv/zl1 caliper
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Old 06-11-2013, 01:44 PM   #258
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also in the works i saw the raw pieces that they have to make into the 6 pot calipers...even the raw piece was lighter than the ctsv/zl1 caliper
This is what I would be willing to wait for. Prod them into getting this out please~
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Old 06-11-2013, 02:36 PM   #259
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This is what I would be willing to wait for. Prod them into getting this out please~
i am pretty much there weekly....it really is brake disneyland. Mr. Linn and his employees are all quite knowledgeable.

They now know there is a bigger market for camaro and will be trying do things for our cars. This stuff doesnt happen overnight and they wont rush anything... they take brakes and saftey very very seriously. they wont even ship rear rotors without the ebrake part. you can take it off yourself tho.
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Old 06-11-2013, 02:39 PM   #260
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This is what I would be willing to wait for. Prod them into getting this out please~
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Old 06-11-2013, 11:14 PM   #262
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Yes, yes we are all sick. We need counseling. So Pete when is the first session at your place?
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Old 06-19-2013, 09:57 AM   #265
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also in the works i saw the raw pieces that they have to make into the 6 pot calipers...even the raw piece was lighter than the ctsv/zl1 caliper
I was wondering the same thing. I seen they had the RB660 (6 piston) for the vette's BBK. If they fab a bracket for the Camaro I'll buy that in an instant. Stay on'em SPCBA they seem to listen to you!
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Old 06-19-2013, 12:47 PM   #266
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I was wondering the same thing. I seen they had the RB660 (6 piston) for the vette's BBK. If they fab a bracket for the Camaro I'll buy that in an instant. Stay on'em SPCBA they seem to listen to you!
It is a working relationship. I listen to them, they seems to have figured out that the camaro has some opportunity for dollars to be made.
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Glad to hear others singing the praises of these amazing rotors!
I absolutely love mine, and as Doc has in this very forum can attest to the quality. I have yet to find their limitations and believe me I have tried.
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Do the RacingBrake rotors have directional, vented vanes?

If the vanes are directional, then are they oriented correctly for the right and left rotors per this website?

http://zeckhausen.com/how_to_properl...all_rotors.htm

I am asking cause my fellow track/autocross friend is looking for road racing rotors and the vanes have to be correct for each side of the car.
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Old 06-23-2013, 01:41 AM   #269
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Do the RacingBrake rotors have directional, vented vanes?

If the vanes are directional, then are they oriented correctly for the right and left rotors per this website?

http://zeckhausen.com/how_to_properl...all_rotors.htm

I am asking cause my fellow track/autocross friend is looking for road racing rotors and the vanes have to be correct for each side of the car.
they are directional...
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Old 06-23-2013, 01:51 AM   #270
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they are directional...
So, the left and right rotor vanes are pointing the right way to the direction of rotation? Meaning that there is indeed a left and right side rotor in terms of the internal vanes??
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I would really like to hear from RB themselves.
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Old 06-23-2013, 02:05 AM   #271
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So, the left and right rotor vanes are pointing the right way to the direction of rotation? Meaning that there is indeed a left and right side rotor in terms of the internal vanes??
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I would really like to hear from RB themselves.

You posted in the other brake thread that discussed the different brake choices and advantages of Racing Brakes rotors?
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Do the RacingBrake rotors have directional, vented vanes?

If the vanes are directional, then are they oriented correctly for the right and left rotors per this website?

http://zeckhausen.com/how_to_properl...all_rotors.htm

I am asking cause my fellow track/autocross friend is looking for road racing rotors and the vanes have to be correct for each side of the car.
Yes they are directional; they come in a set (front or rear) and there's a left and right side. They must be mounted with the slots curving forward as in this pic:

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this is the front passenger side.
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