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Old 08-22-2018, 02:16 AM
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Default Are improved ZR1 Carbon-ceramic rotors and pads also shared with 2019+ GS/Z06 Z07?

Per ZR1 news material, the Carbon-ceramic rotors and pads that come with the car have been improved in terms of thermal capacity.
More info on Brembo site: http://www.brembo.com/en/company/new...-brembo-brakes

Are these improvements also shared with the Z06 and Grand Sport Z07 / CCM models?

Motivation: CCM brakes are known to be excellent and very long lasting for street use, yet many owners (also from other manufacturers) complain about high consumables when it comes to using their cars at track days / HPDE events. The consensus on CorvetteForum seems to be about 15-20 track days before you would need to replace the rotors, which cost quite a bit. If the thermal limits of the ZR1 rotors are increased, it could much improve the life of the rotors on Z06 and GS applications with their less potent engine, and actually make CCM reasonable for frequent track use!
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Are these improvements also shared with the Z06 and Grand Sport Z07 / CCM models?
They're not.
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They're not.
Next question. Are ZR1 CCM rotors BACKWARDS COMPATIBLE, i.e. when the CCM rotors on Z06/Grand Sport Z07 packages wear out, can ZR1 rotors be installed for performance upgrade due to their higher thermal capacity?
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Next question. Are ZR1 CCM rotors BACKWARDS COMPATIBLE, i.e. when the CCM rotors on Z06/Grand Sport Z07 packages wear out, can ZR1 rotors be installed for performance upgrade due to their higher thermal capacity?
+1 then comes this question. After all, they seem to be of same form and shape.
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Next question. Are ZR1 CCM rotors BACKWARDS COMPATIBLE, i.e. when the CCM rotors on Z06/Grand Sport Z07 packages wear out, can ZR1 rotors be installed for performance upgrade due to their higher thermal capacity?
Of course they can. They're the same size; they'll fit and work fine.
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