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Old 10-20-2020, 02:26 PM
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Default PowerStop C6-Z06 Trackday Brake package

This is going on my '78 Trans Am. I have been running a C5 Z06 brake package.







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Well...that should make a noticeable difference in braking force!

Looks like your helper approves as well.
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Someone trying to win that 25k?
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Any changes to the master cylinder as well or just the brakes? Just curious, don't know of a reason it would be needed...
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Greater piston area on the new calipers?
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Any changes to the master cylinder as well or just the brakes? Just curious, don't know of a reason it would be needed...
I'm already running a 1" bore master, so I think that's going to work out. I don't know, there may be something I need to do with the rears to control bias.
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Greater piston area on the new calipers?
Yes, like 40% more. The thing that I think I'll notice most is the heat dissipation. The brakes got very hot up a PPIR on the roval after a few laps of hard running.
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