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08-15-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By ferrmaro

While it's hard to argue against AP/Essex as the...

While it's hard to argue against AP/Essex as the most complete, reliable, and cost effective (in the long run) brake kit on the market for Corvette today, I will shed a little light on Brembo's...
08-14-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By AtomicZ

Thanks for the sharing. As I stated above I've...

Thanks for the sharing. As I stated above I've had the Brembo GT kit since Dec of 2008 on what was originally a street/track car that has evolved into a track only car over the years.

I am at the...
08-06-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By CaddyRacer

i bought and installed these ...

i bought and installed these http://www.vetteworksonline.net/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=76&products_id=58&osCsid=os0d1997pckj2sbrnkvjlk7th0
07-24-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,864
Posted By Nowanker

I can appreciate the dilemma. I've been tracking...

I can appreciate the dilemma. I've been tracking and racing steadily since '97, not financially 'well off', and trying diligently to contain costs.
Every time I cheap out trying to save a buck, I...
07-24-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,864
Posted By Todd TCE

And I'll echo the comments above, while not for...

And I'll echo the comments above, while not for everyone, the Essex parts are very well regarded and Jeff is an outstanding asset to the business and the community.

If we all bought, sold, used...
07-24-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,864
Posted By Fulton 1

Cost is subjective, but IMO the Essex/AP kits...

Cost is subjective, but IMO the Essex/AP kits actually represent a hell of a value considering what you get in the process. Sure, you're paying a bit more than some other options, but you're getting...
07-19-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,753
Posted By RPMaddiction

I need to express my gratitude publicly to Essex...

I need to express my gratitude publicly to Essex for their stellar service and recommendations when it came to outfitting my C5 Z06 recently. I have a full write-up pending but will wait until the...
07-15-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,753
Posted By RocketRod

Year, model, trim: 2002 C5 Z06 Front BBK: Front...

Year, model, trim: 2002 C5 Z06
Front BBK: Front CP8350/325mm= 13.01.10007 with Ferodo DS2500 pads
Front Wheel: C5 Z06 OEM 18X10.5, no spacer (the C5 Z06 OEM 17X9.5 wheel with no spacer also clears...
07-02-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 79,036
Posted By K.I.T.T.

Full install vid I did, if anyone needs help or...

Full install vid I did, if anyone needs help or insight

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdWIPmbhH64
06-30-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By Bill Dearborn

Jeff, One other to think about is rear view...

Jeff,
One other to think about is rear view cameras are set up to show the image like a mirror does. If you use one that isn't set up that way what looks like it is on the left will actually be on...
06-29-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By Bill Dearborn

The 1:30 video is when Wade was with me. I think...

The 1:30 video is when Wade was with me. I think we passed your Miata on the Bridge Straight. Were you driving then? On lap 5 I took a late pass into T1 past a blue C6 and commented to Wade that was...
06-27-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By fuggles

This would be my choice. Small, high resolution,...

This would be my choice. Small, high resolution, cheap, wireless. And there are pretty good TFT monitor options. Can also easily support two cameras.
06-27-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By Moto One

Just for giggles, check out the POV camera for RC...

Just for giggles, check out the POV camera for RC airplanes/drones. Wide selection with different focal lengths, not that expensive if damaged, many are wireless transmission that can also be pickup...
06-25-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By C6Racer

I just got myself Rosco Vision STMS207 monitor...

I just got myself Rosco Vision STMS207 monitor and STSC106 camera. The same monitor that was on C6.R back in the days before the new Bosch system.
...
06-22-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By Bill Dearborn

I had that problem in my C5s. I purchased a used...

I had that problem in my C5s. I purchased a used C5 rear view mirror and put the mount downward from the stock position. When I went to the track I had two rear view mirrors mounted with the second...
06-22-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By eogel

I recently installed a rear view camera. It is a...

I recently installed a rear view camera. It is a Peak brand, not expensive. It is designed to be turned on when the vehicle is put in reverse but I wired is with power provided thru a switch on the...
05-30-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,643
Posted By Innovate

Awesome! I was talking about the kit that was...

Awesome! I was talking about the kit that was discontinued. The Radi-cal 372mm kit would be perfect but outside of my price range. I would like to stay stock rotor size or bigger. I will probably...
05-28-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 139,987
Posted By badhabit_wb

I'll probably end up getting front and rear...

I'll probably end up getting front and rear because it will drive me crazy looking at the yellow in back and black in front. I'm using Raybestos but they really haul the car down a lot faster than...
05-28-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 139,987
Posted By Poor-sha

I can't recommend the AP Racing kit enough. I...

I can't recommend the AP Racing kit enough. I don't think you need the rear kit but the front kit really makes a huge difference. I don't have any first hand experience with the PFC pads though and...
05-21-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,375
Posted By mp4659

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im running the lg bars,...
05-21-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By Poor-sha

[VIDEO] ZR1 Maiden Laps

Today was the Summit Point Drivers Club and the folks there were nice enough to let me go out for a couple of laps to try and burnish the brakes. Now my car has passed the 500 mile break-in but not...
04-19-2018, 04:35 PM
04-19-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,753
Posted By RPMaddiction

Thank you! This is such an amazing piece of...

Thank you! This is such an amazing piece of equipment. The idea of race brakes as opposed to just a larger 'kit' sure is appealing. I've even considered cramming 19" front wheels just to get the...
04-18-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,753
Posted By Poor-sha

I always go through Essex and usually have...

I always go through Essex and usually have replacement parts in my hands in a few days.
04-16-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,908
Posted By ashmostro

Gulp. Essex AP kits are ordered and should...

Gulp. Essex AP kits are ordered and should arrive before the weekend! Thanks Jeff and Ken!

-Ash
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