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      06-29-2010, 10:40 PM   #224
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Originally Posted by bradford View Post
After completely destroying my OEM Brembos in only three track days, I replaced them with 355mm 6-pot Stoptechs. I'm appy to report that, coupled with Hawk DTC-70 pads and Titanium shims, the Stoptechs performed flawlessly, with no fade whatsoever in run sessions up to 25 minutes. Also, I could can swap pads back and forth in just a few minutes. Very pleased.
Looks like shims and rotors are 2 major factors to keep heat off the calipers. I haven't found any drop in 2-piece rotors. I started this thread but seems to be dead: http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=391102.

I think with shims, pads, better rotors, hi-temp fluid and some form of air ducting might work with oem calipers.

Bradford, Any chance you can make some simple measurements to see if a stoptech rotor can fit with oem calipers? I now the diameter is larger but that can be turned down. How do the offsets/thickness compare between the 2 rots? Thanks.