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Old 06-05-2019, 12:20 PM
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Is it wrong that I clued in on the G Body next the subject Camaro first?

Cause if it is, I don't want to be right.
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Old 06-05-2019, 12:26 PM
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He recently bought Chris Kinker's Camaro that dutchboys built and then had them duplicate his old black 69 out of it.


I prefer "original" to "old". But I'm biased!
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Old 06-05-2019, 12:40 PM
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Is it wrong that I clued in on the G Body next the subject Camaro first?

Cause if it is, I don't want to be right.
Variety is the spice of life right?? I like them all....
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Old 06-05-2019, 01:07 PM
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Tried to send a message but box is full again. Can you go into some detail on how the C6 ZR1 caliper and ZL1 rotor worked together? I know on IG you said a custom rotor hat but i'd like to hear as much detail as possible. I'm wanting to eventually get out of the wilwoods on my car and move to something more OEM quality.


There is a bit of a story. I love the Carbon Ceramic brake set up on the C6 ZR1, but they require a lot of brake cooling to work correctly. I did that on Hellfire and they work great. I did not do that on Jackass and they would get too hot.

To get better brake performance with out all the extra complexity of big cooling ducts you can add Thermal Mass (Iron Rotors).

I wanted to swap the Carbon Rotors on Jackass to Iron. The new CTS-V and ZL1 use a 390 mm iron rotor that is the same thickness as a 393 mm Carbon Ceramic rotor. The 3 mm delta is taken up by the pad.

OK easy Ill swap the 390 mm iron rotors on Jackass. Issue is the offset on the CTS-V and ZL1 hat is different. No problem I have friends with CNC machining centers that make gun parts. I was informed the tolerances on my brake hats are tighter then gun parts.

So I got some ZL1 Rotors and added my custom hats.

To recap. Stock C6 ZR1 calipers, 390 mm Gen 6 ZL1 Rotors and custom hats. The ZR1 calipers use the same brake pad shape for Carbon Ceramic and Iron Rotors.

I had all this stuff laying around so Im going to try it.

It will be easier to buy a Brembo kit.

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Old 06-06-2019, 12:10 AM
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I also noticed the Grand Prix. Looks like the one Holley was building a couple of years ago.
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Old 06-06-2019, 10:36 AM
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Default Production Hats?

fwiw I noticed the 1st gen Firebird to the left...

I went with KORE3 brakes on my car for the OEM reasons stated above.

Any chance of a production run of modified ZL1 rotor hats in the future should these prove your theory Mark?
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At least we know he will have to paint this one.
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Old 06-06-2019, 05:34 PM
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At least we know he will have to paint this one.
or wrap it.

Saves weight and
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At least we know he will have to paint this one.
Leave it like it is Charley... some guy has an old 40 Ford truck in primer grey that people seem to like a lot... black epoxy could be the new grey!

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