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06-11-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,083
Posted By KNSBrakes

Pretty fun to help this happen We all need...

Pretty fun to help this happen

We all need the Glen in our life
06-10-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By KNSBrakes

The DBA and Girodisc rotors are intended for road...

The DBA and Girodisc rotors are intended for road racing so the weight savings is much more minimal.
05-21-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,902
Posted By KNSBrakes

I've been over-slowing for T1 and T10 at VIR for...

I've been over-slowing for T1 and T10 at VIR for 10 years. Every.Damn.Time
05-07-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By KNSBrakes

The drawings all say 15mm but I know we can fit...

The drawings all say 15mm but I know we can fit 17mm pads in the base and Z51 calipers when race pads are used.
04-17-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By KNSBrakes

If you want to be exact - Stoptech is a Centric...

If you want to be exact - Stoptech is a Centric brand. Centric is a big OE replacement parts distributor.
04-14-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,062
Posted By KNSBrakes

ouch I'm not in that zipcode just yet or ever

ouch

I'm not in that zipcode just yet or ever
04-14-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,506
Posted By KNSBrakes

You should grease the slide pins and inspect the...

You should grease the slide pins and inspect the pin boots for cracks/wear. There are aftermarket kits to replace them if needed but the OEM stuff is always much better quality hardware.

There...
04-12-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,643
Posted By KNSBrakes

Here is a video on the Z06 rotors ...

Here is a video on the Z06 rotors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JNg8LnEipE

Run 1 piece pads, Castrol SRF, blank rotors and see how it does.

It's not a perfect setup but it's way better...
04-10-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By KNSBrakes

We have DBA/KNS ...

We have DBA/KNS

https://knsbrakes.com/c/car-series/164_2006+Chevrolet+Corvette+Z51+Package/815_KNS+Brake+Rotor+-+Single+Rotor
04-03-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By KNSBrakes

And that's when you should have hung up because...

And that's when you should have hung up because no one should ever say that unless your question was "What's the best rotor for Car's and Coffee"
04-03-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,365
Posted By KNSBrakes

I would give the nod to the AP kits as worth the...

I would give the nod to the AP kits as worth the $$.

But we have supported many track guys with one piece pads and good blank rotors and while it has warts the brakes are serviceable on track. If...
04-03-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 865
Posted By KNSBrakes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EqQcFgoMXs ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EqQcFgoMXs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAL44alpJ8s
04-03-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 169,786
Posted By KNSBrakes

I don't think he is posting in here too much...

I don't think he is posting in here too much anymore? He is making some GREAT wings including those for Corvette's though. NineLivesRacing is his company.

I think your slots can pick up a bit of...
04-03-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 865
Posted By KNSBrakes

Here is clarity on the discs for the GS/Z ...

Here is clarity on the discs for the GS/Z

DBA - rings only
Girodisc - they make full assemblies that use their hat/hardware/floating design with a D-bobbin
Girodisc (new) also have made a...
03-29-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By KNSBrakes

The DBA rotors were never machined like that but...

The DBA rotors were never machined like that but it's common on the Z51 rotors to machine that whole flat surface even though the pad only sweeps about 2/3 of it.

It's just an oddish rotor design....
02-20-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By KNSBrakes

They only make 1 piece rotors for the rear...

They only make 1 piece rotors for the rear rotors.

Ken
02-12-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By KNSBrakes

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/1200x800/img_9102_5c1483dd79af338d7d7f368855b7ff74395c1633.jpg
This rotor is done - some of the cracks go to the edge
Forum: C5 Tech
02-06-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By KNSBrakes

The T2's and T3's are 1 piece. They are not...

The T2's and T3's are 1 piece. They are not lighter than OEM though. They are more for harder braking and durability and it sounds like you want a lighter rotor for drag racing.

T3's are regular...
02-06-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,179
Posted By KNSBrakes

Note - not blowing up your post - just showing...

Note - not blowing up your post - just showing some info. I'll post the really average video I made as well.
I think the 'Brembo' rotors made in Mexico are simply not that good. Just like the Z51...
02-01-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,675
Posted By KNSBrakes

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.corvetteforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/42992blkxscracked_af0e07f486a666b8e0478b9995ea58ccfe7021aa.jpg
Half a day on track...
01-11-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,771
Posted By KNSBrakes

Now is your chance to throw em in the trash where...

Now is your chance to throw em in the trash where they belong!!

LOL - just stoking the fire's for fun gents don't get triggered

They should look like this. GL
...
01-04-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,999
Posted By KNSBrakes

Street pads and street fluid on the track on a...

Street pads and street fluid on the track on a Corvette are almost always a problem. I am unsure of why that is so hard to accept. You wouldn't run a snow tire on track and you wouldn't wear cowboy...
01-02-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,999
Posted By KNSBrakes

Customers complain Parts replaced Problem...

Customers complain
Parts replaced
Problem unresolved
= TSB

The brakes are prone to pad, rotor and judder issues. Because Corvette/not that big/they only look fancy
The rotors are mediocre in...
11-21-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,999
Posted By KNSBrakes

As far as DBA pads on track. XP650 - this is...

As far as DBA pads on track.

XP650 - this is only an entry level pad and should not be worn down thin. It wears fast at the end.

XP735+ - this pad seems to slot in as a mid range track pad -...
11-18-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,333
Posted By KNSBrakes

I have tried to explain this more times than I...

I have tried to explain this more times than I can remember.

Most of my cars have warranty “warped” rotors that I simply rebedded. Sometimes it would take a week or 2 but it worked every time so...
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