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Old 01-02-2019, 01:00 AM
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Track oriented pads alone would blow your mind. I kept separate pads and rotors for the track for my C5.
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Old 01-07-2019, 12:26 PM
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Stock rear calipers have plenty of stopping power even for road racing. We either upgrade to Corvette twin piston sliders with 13" rotors, Wilwood 4 pots, or a Stoptech 4 pot kit specially designed for our class that fits in with the cost restraints with floating 2 piece rotors up front. Some folks run stock style pads out back with upgraded front brakes. The back is not a good place to increase braking power, it'll only lead to axle hop.
Is this with OEM ABS?

I deleted my ABS and have Wilwood's proportioning valve to setup front/rear bias (Wilwood SL-6 fronts, 4 pot rears).
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Old 01-07-2019, 01:58 PM
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ABS is not allowed in our class, this is with an adjustable prop valve. I run Raybestos ST43 pads front and rear and have the prop valve turned all the way down out back.
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Old 01-07-2019, 05:36 PM
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ABS is not allowed in our class, this is with an adjustable prop valve. I run Raybestos ST43 pads front and rear and have the prop valve turned all the way down out back.
Thanks for the info - interesting that you can get axle hop even with the valve fully biased frontwards!
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Old 01-13-2019, 12:06 PM
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Maybe the most cost effective thing to do for now is to pick up a god set of pads and replace the rotors. I am saving my shekels up for a new corvette this spring, so I don't want to go hog wild with the trans am. I know commonly recommended pads would be something like EBC or Hawks for these cars. Thoughts? I suspect good blank rotors would provide the best braking for my application. That being said I do like the aesthetic of a slotted rotor.
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