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Old 01-17-2013, 09:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Brake Rotors and pads... Would like some advice

I did a search and came up with a few things but what are you guys running on your Z's. In the past i've always used brembo sport cross drilled/slotted rotors on my cobra's with hawk pads.

Would it be good to run these on this car?

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Re: Brake Rotors and pads... Would like some advice

do another search.. there are literally 20 threads about this matter

welcome to the site and gl finding the perfect combo for your driving style.

1. stock rotors
2. good pads (hawk 70s, ebc blues, c.tech, etc)
3. ss lines
4. dot 4 or 5 fluid

Brake fade on the track
Breaking upgrade?
Drilled/Slotted Rotors with Ceramic Pads
Hawk HP+ good for everything? (daily/AX/HPDE)

are a few of the better threads
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Re: Brake Rotors and pads... Would like some advice

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I did a search and came up with a few things but what are you guys running on your Z's. In the past i've always used brembo sport cross drilled/slotted rotors on my cobra's with hawk pads.

Would it be good to run these on this car?

Thanks.
What are you planning on doing with the car.

If you are just driving on the road, put anything on the car and you'll be happy. You can go with lots of bling and money or stock setup. The car will stop just fine.

If you plan on tracking the car, totally different. I can probably speak for most road course guys in saying that cheap blank rotors (the cheaper the better) from any auto parts store will be perfect for the track, combined with real good race pads. (carbotech or a pad of your chioce) The whole drilled and slotted rotor thing is for show and has no place on a track, on the street no problem.

When is the last time you seen drilled and slotted rotors on Louis Hamilton's Formula one car.

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I can probably speak for most road course guys in saying that cheap blank rotors (the cheaper the better) from any auto parts store will be perfect for the track, combined with real good race pads.
I actually started spending the extra $10 a rotor for the painted ones of (supposed) better metallurgy and run out a few years ago. I admit, it was mostly for the painted hat to prevent the rust, so it is actually HPDE bling
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Got a little waxer in ya Jon?
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