The Brembo brakes on my Nissan Sport-sponsored 350Z T2 racecar are a huge strength. Using Hoosier R-compounds generates additional heat over the...
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Key to Enduro Victory
Team Sahlen competes in Long Endurance Races. These are not your ordinary 90 minute enduros. No,were talking long, long races, 9 to 14 hours long,...
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Monday 13 June, 2011
Another Dodge Viper Cup win for us! Thanks for the heat shields! The brakes were working overtime with 100 lbs of rewards weight on the car (and also a HOT weekend) but the brake heat was under control!
Tuesday 13 July, 2010
We tried the Hard Brakes titanium backing plates and saw much lower caliper temps from session to session which helped eliminate late session brake fade. With tempilaq paint we were seeing between 1000 and 1200 degrees on the backing plate - not rotor - backing plate!
[Ed. Note: This testimonial refers to the D1371 model of our titanium brake heat shield for the BMW 135i. The 135i has a well known issue with brakes overheating, due to it being a powerful yet heavy car that sees frequent track time.]
Thursday 06 May, 2010
[Ed. Note: This testimonial refers to the D960 and D961 models of our titanium brake backing plates for the Nissan 350Z and other applications.]
Thursday 29 April, 2010
Thursday 11 March, 2010
I wanted to say again that I'm very happy with the shims so far. At Pueblo the ambient temps were near ninety. Many cars in my run group were experiencing brake fade near the end of the day. I didn't notice any. The clutch getting spongy and sticking on the other hand, is another issue... :)