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 Post subject: Re: Brake calipers
PostPosted: Sun Jan 29, 2012 5:44 pm 
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For TT use, where you just bang out 1 or 2 fast laps on A6s and then park the car, stock calipers with race pads are probably fine. Hell, a rented Chevy Malibu I ran at Homestead a few weeks ago would go nearly 3 laps before the brakes quit. But, as mentioned before, it's the driver confidence that helps a lot. I just like knowing that I have a decent set of Brembos in place as I'm diving down the hill into 10a at Road Atlanta.

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 Post subject: Re: Brake calipers
PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2012 5:51 am 
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TurboShortBus wrote:
But, as mentioned before, it's the driver confidence that helps a lot....

If we're going to start factoring "driver confidence" indo mod points then we'll need to start taking points for a good seat, harnesses, HANS, roll cages, comfortable driving attire, etc. Maybe points for eating a bowl of Wheaties and getting a good night's sleep too? :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Brake calipers
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Cobra4B wrote:
TurboShortBus wrote:
But, as mentioned before, it's the driver confidence that helps a lot....

If we're going to start factoring "driver confidence" indo mod points then we'll need to start taking points for a good seat, harnesses, HANS, roll cages, comfortable driving attire, etc. Maybe points for eating a bowl of Wheaties and getting a good night's sleep too? :lol:

how much lighter do I get to run if I've got a massive hangover?

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 Post subject: Re: Brake calipers
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Cobra4B wrote:
TurboShortBus wrote:
But, as mentioned before, it's the driver confidence that helps a lot....

If we're going to start factoring "driver confidence" indo mod points then we'll need to start taking points for a good seat, harnesses, HANS, roll cages, comfortable driving attire, etc. Maybe points for eating a bowl of Wheaties and getting a good night's sleep too? :lol:


What if I stayed at a Holiday Inn? :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Brake calipers
PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2012 8:27 am 
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kbrew8991 wrote:
Cobra4B wrote:
TurboShortBus wrote:
But, as mentioned before, it's the driver confidence that helps a lot....

If we're going to start factoring "driver confidence" indo mod points then we'll need to start taking points for a good seat, harnesses, HANS, roll cages, comfortable driving attire, etc. Maybe points for eating a bowl of Wheaties and getting a good night's sleep too? :lol:

how much lighter do I get to run if I've got a massive hangover?

:lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Brake calipers
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Cobra4B wrote:
TurboShortBus wrote:
But, as mentioned before, it's the driver confidence that helps a lot....

If we're going to start factoring "driver confidence" indo mod points then we'll need to start taking points for a good seat, harnesses, HANS, roll cages, comfortable driving attire, etc. Maybe points for eating a bowl of Wheaties and getting a good night's sleep too? :lol:


Since this about brake calipers and its mod points let's stay focused. If they do not make your car faster do not waste the points. If you do it cause you like it, for whatever reason, it is two points.

If they make it faster it is a bargain for +2 on some cars.

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 Post subject: Re: Brake calipers
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The idea was to make the back/forth between PT and TT a bit easier. Things needed for PT are uneeded in TT.

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 Post subject: Re: Brake calipers
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That actually makes sense.

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 Post subject: Re: Brake calipers
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PT/TT no difference in caliper points needed.

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 Post subject: Re: Brake calipers
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A half hour race session is not the same as a lap around a track.

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