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I am a newbie - how difficult would it be to install these. i have a 2001 Coupe

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Yes we do.. do you want the caliper brackets powder coated to match the red of the C5Z calipers?
Yes please.
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Very easy... especially if you do not change the lines or pads. BUT I would get new pads and lines also It's always good to get new pads with new rotors
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Did you forget about me? Lol.
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Did you forget about me? Lol.
No.. just been busy this weekend... I will give you a quote in about an hour.. time for dinner
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I am a newbie - how difficult would it be to install these. i have a 2001 Coupe

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Really easy... Do one corner at a time. The fronts are easiest because you can turn the wheels to allow easier access to the caliper and bracket bolts. Here's a link with step-by-step instructions: http://dana60.com/rickko/corvette/rotor-rr.html but it's basically:

Take off lug nuts (5 19mm bolts per wheel)
Remove Caliper Bolts (2 bolts I think 15mm)
Stick the caliper into the heat shield or tie it to the axle with a bungee cord or zip tie... don't let it hang by the brake line.
Slide Caliper off bracket and set brake pads off to side (they'll probably fall out)
Remove Bracket Bolts (2 21mm I think bolts. These are torqued to 125 ft/lbs so impact tools would be good... If you don't have impact tools get a breaker bar.
Remove retaining washers from wheels studs using a flat blade screwdriver and pliers. (2 per wheel I think)
Pull Old Rotor Off

Reverse the process to install the new ones. The only new thing you have to do is use a C-Clamp and either an old brake pad or a thin block of wood to compress the caliper pistons. It's also a good idea to put a little locktite on the threads of the caliper and bracket bolts when you're putting them back on. Make sure you have a torque wrench so you can re-torque all of the bolts to spec. The caliper bolts aren't on there really tight, but the bracket bolts and the lug nuts are.

I swap my drilled rotors out for regular ones before tracking the vette and now that I've done it a lot it takes about five minutes per wheel tops. If this is your first time doing it, budget about 20 minutes per corner once you get the car in the air. Good luck


This product looks great and the price is awesome. I'm seriously considering picking up a set. Ugh, there are so many things I want to spend money on... guess I'd better get back to work.

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This product looks great and the price is awesome. I'm seriously considering picking up a set. Ugh, there are so many things I want to spend money on... guess I'd better get back to work.
You should get a set
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This might be a dumb question but it says they are black zinc coated...But then we say the black comes off after a few miles....Are they still zinc coated then??? I want to get rid of the ugly rust look of the factory rotors.

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This might be a dumb question but it says they are black zinc coated...But then we say the black comes off after a few miles....Are they still zinc coated then??? I want to get rid of the ugly rust look of the factory rotors.

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The ONLY black portion that comes off is the portion that makes contact with the brake pads. After some mileage the portion where the brake pad meets the rotor will wear out the black zinc.
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I guess my question is will they look rusty when they get wet like the stock rotors?
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The swept surface will. The rest won't.

There's no way to avoid it, unless you find some way to make stainless steel rotors.
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I guess my question is will they look rusty when they get wet like the stock rotors?
The only portions that will show rust is the surfaces that are touched by the brake pads. AND the only reason they would stay rusted is if you just let the car sit and not drive it.
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Plus, as soon as you use the brakes, the pads will remove the rust

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Plus, as soon as you use the brakes, the pads will remove the rust
Yup...
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Titanium rotors... Hmmmm
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How about us poor C4 sloths ? Have any ? I have a 94
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How about us poor C4 sloths ? Have any ? I have a 94
Let me check for ya....
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what about the price for just the rears. i have baers on the front
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How about us poor C4 sloths ? Have any ? I have a 94
The price for the C4s are the same... $239.99 delivered to your door.
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