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Yesterday, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By KNSBrakes

Hawk has not raised prices this year.

Hawk has not raised prices this year.
Yesterday, 11:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By KNSBrakes

Hawk has not raised prices this year. Your...

Hawk has not raised prices this year. Your vendor or distributor may have changed their price.

HB122U.710 is still MAP price at $441.50
07-16-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By KNSBrakes

Doubt there is anything wrong. They got hot.

Doubt there is anything wrong. They got hot.
07-16-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By KNSBrakes

Normal? Not a lot of things in there that...

Normal?

Not a lot of things in there that can rust btw.

-Ken
07-15-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,162
Posted By KNSBrakes

Who is ready for Fall and cooler track weather!!

Who is ready for Fall and cooler track weather!!
07-15-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By KNSBrakes

The iron rings vary from $200 up to probably as...

The iron rings vary from $200 up to probably as must as $1000 or more for certain ones.

Rotor hats are roughly $200/each to make in smaller #'s and it can go up if the raw stock diameter is...
07-12-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By KNSBrakes

No - just a volume game. The first casting is in...

No - just a volume game. The first casting is in the $50k range. The second one is $25.

Even a low production C6Z front rotor is 15000+ units per year for several years. Big brake kits are no...
07-12-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By KNSBrakes

And for racing one cast rotor ring can be adapted...

And for racing one cast rotor ring can be adapted to any number of center hats which are machined rather than cast so production is easier/faster etc.
07-12-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 170,075
Posted By KNSBrakes

Are you using PFC-01 / 11 front?

Are you using PFC-01 / 11 front?
07-10-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By KNSBrakes

Some crumbling/cracking is normal especially on...

Some crumbling/cracking is normal especially on the small base / C5 sized brakes.

The glazing however causes the loss of brake power - no good.

The OEM base pads are street pads so if used hard...
07-10-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By KNSBrakes

You can find a more track oriented brake pad than...

You can find a more track oriented brake pad than EBC yellow. There are lots of good choices.

And get the biggest oil cooler you can. I had a 'kit' at first and it only took them from 270ish to...
06-11-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,162
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
06-11-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By KNSBrakes

Check with your local club(s) on running a...

Check with your local club(s) on running a convertible. I'd assume there are some rules on that.

-Ken
06-11-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,508
Posted By KNSBrakes

Try the rotors No one I know has broken a...

Try the rotors

No one I know has broken a rear in 2 sessions.
06-10-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
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.
06-10-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,508
Posted By KNSBrakes

Hey Please ask around about the KNS rotors...

Hey

Please ask around about the KNS rotors made by DBA. They are surviving track days much better at a very reasonable premium.

I also have 2 piece discs made by DBA as well that are very...
Forum: C5 Tech
05-25-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By KNSBrakes

Hawk sent us a set for our 2008 Z06 - I helped...

Hawk sent us a set for our 2008 Z06 - I helped them make a video

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

They are still dusty and do make some noise but it's manageable for me. Great cold...
05-25-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,541
Posted By KNSBrakes

Most likely you overheated the fluid. I think 20...

Most likely you overheated the fluid. I think 20 stops and bad fade are a bit too much for bedding.

-Ken
05-22-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
WTB: Z06 brakes
Views: 398
Posted By KNSBrakes

I'll PM

I'll PM
05-22-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
WTB: Z06 brakes
Views: 398
Posted By KNSBrakes

What is your time frame? I am getting a BBK...

What is your time frame?

I am getting a BBK in 1-2 weeks and will have a full set

Good condition - red
Includes 1500 miles DBA 2 piece front/T3 rear and Hawk HP+ 1 piece front / rear I used...
05-21-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,906
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
05-19-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,437
Posted By KNSBrakes

Bump for great price and good sale ad. ...

Bump for great price and good sale ad.

That's a steal for a base model upgrade.

I have some nice rotors and pads to go with them as well.

GLWS
05-14-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By KNSBrakes

Are you going back to stock front brakes?

Are you going back to stock front brakes?
Forum: C5 General
05-11-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,242
Posted By KNSBrakes

The KNS rotors will out last any other...

The KNS rotors will out last any other replacement 1 piece rotor on track.
05-09-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By KNSBrakes

If you are running Carbotech track pads I would...

If you are running Carbotech track pads I would suggest the Carbotech AX6 for street use.

They are somewhat dusty and will still make some noise but you will get the cold bite you want and if...
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