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Forum: C7 Tech/Performance 04-19-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 69
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Posted By ashmostro
Whelp.

Whelp.
Forum: C7 Tech/Performance 04-16-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,841
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
Forum: C7 Tech/Performance 04-16-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,841
Posted By ashmostro
It was great talking to you not long ago, Jeff. ...

It was great talking to you not long ago, Jeff. You're a standup guy and I'm excited about joining the Essex family soon! Will send you more pics as soon as possible, perhaps leading to another C65...
Forum: C7 ZR1 Discussion 04-14-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By Poor-sha
Thanks Jeff, just brackets and rotors with rings...

Thanks Jeff, just brackets and rotors with rings makes for an easy upgrade in case I want to try to bigger setup.

As an aside, I was pulling the AP Racing stuff off my Z06 to put the stock CCBs...
Forum: C7 ZR1 Discussion 04-07-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,573
Posted By Poor-sha
Yes, the ZR1 is faster :)

I pulled this together in response to a thread over on in the Z06 section but thought it was worth posting on its own here. This is a good examples of just how much faster the ZR1 is than the Z06.
...
Forum: C7 ZR1 Discussion 04-03-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By Poor-sha
Well this is a pretty cool development. If I...

Well this is a pretty cool development. If I wasn't wedded to 18" track wheels I'd consider upgrading but I am still curious about the differences.

The calipers are the same for the 372 mm and...
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 03-28-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 583
Posted By mp4659
Any reason why you havenít looked at ap brakes?

Any reason why you havenít looked at ap brakes?
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 03-15-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 891
Boom. There's your perfect answer. You're gonna...

Boom. There's your perfect answer. You're gonna love the AP kit. I haven't even had to think about my brakes since I put them on.
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 03-15-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 891
Posted By Dan H.
I've just started my fourth year of DE's with a...

I've just started my fourth year of DE's with a C5. I do 6-8 multi day events a year and am solo intermediate to advanced depending on the group. I just made the move to an AP brake kit and here's...
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 03-14-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 891
Posted By apex26
Fronts are a mandatory early upgrade. Think...

Fronts are a mandatory early upgrade. Think carefully where you're going before doing half measures and have to upgrade your upgrade. I went straight to the AP Endurance front upgrade and the only...
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 02-22-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By EdsC6Z06
Installed mine in the off season, so very little...

Installed mine in the off season, so very little mileage on them. Feel great on the street! First track day is in March. Looking forward to stomping on them.:thumbs: FYI: Just be careful with...
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 02-22-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By Quickshift_C5
So many endorsements already, but let's face...

So many endorsements already, but let's face it...it's because they're amazing brakes. Still enjoying mine and they basically are near zero maintenance. Money well spent.

Plus the support from...
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 02-15-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,897
Posted By mp4659
Also, last time trial session was at night which...

Also, last time trial session was at night which produced some great shots. Here are the ap brakes putting in some work....
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 02-09-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By KNSBrakes
These will be on my Corvette soon.

These will be on my Corvette soon.
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 01-29-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By 5thGear
Stillen is the street AP Essex is the track /...

Stillen is the street AP
Essex is the track / race AP


Not sure why AP have two different distributors for street and race products.


I got fooled while back into buying the Stillen set...
Forum: C7 Z06 Discussion 01-29-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By Bill Dearborn
There isn't a lot of information available on the...

There isn't a lot of information available on the Stillen caliper. From the write ups the Stillen version has painted calipers while the Essex version has anodized calipers. It is a Radical Caliper...
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 01-27-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By Glowing Rotors
My AP/Essex brakes work great! ...

My AP/Essex brakes work great!


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Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 01-27-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By Screamin Z
The one thing on the car I never have to worry...

The one thing on the car I never have to worry about!
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 01-23-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 19,778
Posted By Spec Corvette
Spec Corvette is the lucky recipient of support...

Spec Corvette is the lucky recipient of support from another great Corvette Forum Supporting Vendor. Jeff Ritter of Essex wrote to us about a special Spec Corvette racer offer:
...
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 01-14-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By Poor-sha
I agree. I have beat and beat and beat on those...

I agree. I have beat and beat and beat on those brakes for over two years on my C7 Z06 and they never fade, far outlast the stock pieces, and consumables are a fraction of the cost.
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 01-14-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By Mu$cle
AP Racing brakes from Essex Parts have been my...

AP Racing brakes from Essex Parts have been my most significant investment in my Z06 with the most significant return. The confidence they inspire on the track is hard to put a price on.
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 01-12-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By Bill Dearborn
Yes, they do work well. I have been happy with...

Yes, they do work well. I have been happy with them since I installed them. The rear kit paid for itself the day I purchased it since it was cheaper than replacing the stock ceramic rotors and pads....
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 01-09-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By Olitho
I love my AP brakes.

I love my AP brakes.
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 12-21-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 133,038
Posted By Poor-sha
A couple of things. First, listen to Jeff :) ...

A couple of things. First, listen to Jeff :) That said, I'll offer my experience as I've got a few track days on the C7 Z06 including with the stock iron setup (I run the AP Racing endurance kit...
Forum: Autocrossing & Roadracing 12-12-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,043
Posted By Nowanker
Where do you start? Start with a whole boatload...

Where do you start?
Start with a whole boatload of cash.
As already stated, much cheaper to buy someone else's already built car. Let them eat sh*t on the cost.
If you're absolutely committed to...
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