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Post Info TOPIC: Inexpensive Drilled and Slotted Brake kit for 1996 C4 Corvette


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Inexpensive Drilled and Slotted Brake kit for 1996 C4 Corvette


Recently picked up some of them inexpensive drilled and slotted rotors with the ceramic pads on eBay for Christmas.

Look forward to installing them and seeing how they perform... I have put many sets of this brand on customers vehicles, none a Corvette, but so far they are holding up well. Time will tell, but it would appear that the e-coat on this brand holds up pretty good as I am not seeing any rust on customers cars and they have been on over 3 months in the salty Michigan winters.

I'll be sure to take photos of the installation along with update this thread with details of how they perform. For the money it's not bad, but I guess we will see if this stuff will hold up to Corvette power over time.



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Looks a good deal. Hope that holds up pretty good.

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They feel pretty heavy but I do worry about the quality.

The C4 never really had the best brakes anyway, and the old ones were squealing really bad all the time at low speeds. My concern is their balance at higher speeds which I should be able to really notice if there is a problem as I got new tires too.

I have quite a few other cars running around on these and they seem to be holding up, but we will see.. Time will tell... Usually with any inexpensive economy line you can only expect 2-3 years depending on how much you drive... There are much better kits out there as the factory set-up on the C4 is quite a bit dated by todays standards. I really would like to report that these work good and improve braking, but we will see.. I am hoping for a road trip soon with all these parts installed.



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Finally got a chance to install my drilled and slotted rotor kit!

Got almost 500 miles on them and I must say, they haven't been all that bad for the money. They look real nice too!

Everything went on well and I have noticed that the brake dust isn't quite as bad either. I don't care for the design of the front clips but this isn't the fault of the aftermarket kit, I'd imagine that the front clips that isolate brake pad movement when reversing will wear out over time and cause that infamous reverse clunk on slow braking, but for now they are nice a taught and they do not pulsate! They seem to stop well however I haven't been in a situation that would create brake fade just yet. If anything changes I'll be sure to update the thread but so far I am impressed for the money. 



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Good stuff !!!

( I didn't expect to see " Made in Oz" cast on the calliper ! That is a surprise !)

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