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    Vette Z06 Brakes Installed - PHOTOS

    So the past month or so, I've been collecting parts to do a Z06 brake upgrade... my hunch was that it would be a direct bolt-on upgrade and it was...

    I purchased the following:



    Before the upgrade:

    Front with wheel:


    Front:


    Rear:


    Parts comparisons -

    Front calipers:


    Front calipers:


    Front calipers:


    Front rotors:


    Rear rotors:


    Stainless braided lines:


    Stainless braided lines installed:


    Power bleeder:


    AFTER -

    Front with wheel:


    Front:


    Front:


    Rear:

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    Re: Vette Z06 Brakes Installed - PHOTOS

    Looks incredible! Now...how do they feel???

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    Re: Vette Z06 Brakes Installed - PHOTOS

    Quote Originally Posted by thebigjimsho View Post
    Looks incredible! Now...how do they feel???
    Its hard to tell... its better, but...

    1. I have only driven on them for about 40 miles
    2. I haven't bedded them in yet, so they don't bite yet
    3. I think I may still have a little bit of air in the system - the pedal is a just a shy too soft initially (I have a tech2 and did the ABS bleed, but it looks like I need to do it again)
    4. I haven't done too many aggressive stops yet due to the above points

    Once I get them broken in I'll report back

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    Re: Vette Z06 Brakes Installed - PHOTOS

    Sweet man! Nice to see people finally getting into modding the XLR-V!

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    Re: Vette Z06 Brakes Installed - PHOTOS

    Looks great!
    The bleeding can be a pain in the rear. Looks like you have really adequate brake caliper clearance. Good job.

    Thanks,

    Dr. Design
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    Re: Vette Z06 Brakes Installed - PHOTOS

    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Design View Post
    Looks great!
    The bleeding can be a pain in the rear. Looks like you have really adequate brake caliper clearance. Good job.

    Thanks,

    Dr. Design
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    I wouldn't have been able to do it without you guys... your help was was great when I bought the wheels from you!

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