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Old 03-16-07, 11:18 AM
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RZ brakes

Hello, does anyone have any on track experience with the RZ caliper and rotors on all four corners of there track ride? I have a 3rd gen track car and i am looking at the StopTech front kit, but with the sale and our racer prices at MazdaMotorsports going to the RZ on all four is a bit less money and i suspect better balanced but unsure if they provide a noticable difference on the track. If anyone has any experience with the RZ's or the StopTech kit i would love to hear. Thanks, Jim
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Old 03-16-07, 03:41 PM
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I'll be testing out my new rz brakes at road america mid april. I'll be using n-tech lap day pads, brake ducts, titanium shims and 2 piece autoexe rotors up front.

Search the suspension section, there are plenty of good reviews of rz brakes from guys who track their cars.
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Old 03-16-07, 04:05 PM
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Rynberg has Stop Techs in front and RZs in the rear, maybe he can chime in for you, or search his name.
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One interpretation of the question--keeping price constant--is it better to buy Stoptechs up front ONLY or get a full front AND back RZ brake package? If I recall the value of both options is around $2000.
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Manny (SleepR1) ran the 99s all around at the track regularly. Search for his older posts. I have not been on the track yet with this new setup due to many non-car related personal factors....

Ptrhahn also runs the Stoptech/99 combo on the track regularly, so checking with him would be best.

If I had to choose, I would go with Stoptech front over 99 all around.
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You DO NOT want to run stock size front pads on a track FD.

Get a stop tech kit or buy my porsche kit hehe.
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have you seen the www.racingbrake.com replacement 2-pc aluminum hat curved vanes stock size rotors?

any good?
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