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Apr 1, 2009

Ap Racing
6-Piston Racing Kit

For the biggest brake system upgrade, Stillen offers its world-renowned AP Racing 6-piston calipers running on two-piece rotors. Each kit is designed to work with the original equipment master cylinder, ABS and traction control systems. All AP Racing kits are complete with no other parts required. Install, bleed and go!
www.stillen.com
866-250-5542

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Stoptech
Big Brake Kit

StopTech, the ultra-performance division of Centric Parts, offers balanced brake upgrades for hundreds of production car platforms that dramatically improve overall braking performance. StopTech's industry-leading technologies and materials, from rock-solidcalipers to ingeniously efficient heat-handling rotors, result in shorter stopping distances, better brake modulation and less brake fade.
www.stoptech.com
310-933-1100

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Ksport
Big Brake Kit

Ksport's big brake kits provide the ultimate in stopping power for your vehicle. Integrating new brake technology into the design allows for a kit that highly reduces brake fade and continually cools and refreshes the brake pads surface under braking. These brake systems are designed for easy installation with minimal tools required.
www.ksportusa.com
480-829-8100

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Project MU
Forged Sport Caliper Kit

Project Mu, is proud to release its new Forged Aluminum Caliper Kit. Using technological advances in manufacturing and forging, Project Mu was able to develop a lightweight, highly durable and lower-cost caliper to substantially improve braking performance.
www.mackinindustries.com
562-946-6820

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Endless
Mono-6 Brake System

A true forged monoblock caliper with five years of rigorous development, the Mono-6 weighs in at only 7.4 lbs and represents the highest performing caliper yet in Endless' offering. The Mono-6 is paired with a special E-Slit rotor design to further enhance control, precision and overall performance.
www.endlessusa.com
714-847-0694

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Brembo
Gran Turismo Kit

This braking system originates from racing components, consisting of ventilated, integral or composite discs, available drilled or slotted, 4-, 6- and 8-piston aluminum calipers, a complete set of high-performance brake pads, metal braided lines and high-quality small parts.
www.optionsauto.com
800-678-2886

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Greddy
Grex Brake Systems

These are designed as full competition-spec brake kits suitable for street use. Lightweight 4-, 6-, and 8-piston aluminum calipers are designed to be as compact as possible and are stylishly protected by classic GREX gold hard-anodized finish. Lightweight, two-piece rotors are included along with Earl's Teflon lined stainless steel braided brake hoses.
www.greddy.com
949-588-8300

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Wilwood
Dynapro 6 Brake Kit

The enhanced brake capacity and pad performance of the DynaPro 6 forged billet 6-piston caliper is combined with 12.19-inch-diameter rotors for this group of FWD sport compact kits. These kits are the perfect complement to wheel, tire and suspension upgrades on daily drivers, competition vehicles and custom-styled show machines.
www.wilwood.com
805-388-1188

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Brembo
Sport Rotors

Brembo Sport rotors are designed to fit under the factory wheels and tires, utilizing the original calipers to provide improved performance and appearance. Available as direct replacement, cross-drilled, or slotted rotors. New sport rotor fitments for 2009 include '08+ Subaru STi, '08+ Mitsubishi EVO and '09 Hyundai Genesis Coupe.
www.optionsauto.com
800-678-2886

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Powerslot
Cryo Rotors

These OE replacement rotors are CNC-machined to application specific tolerances that utilize a patent pending tapered-slot technology. Then they are frozen to -300 degrees Fahrenheit. The 60-hour cryogenic process creates a rotor that has a distinct advantage in tensile strength, abrasive wear resistance and brake rotor longevity.
www.pmdistributing.com
626-333-1400

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EBC
Yellowstuff Pads

EBC Yellowstuff is an aramid fiber based brake compound with high brake effect that can be used for street and track driving. The pads do not require warm up, but do get even stronger under the heat of hard driving. These are not a low-dust pad and if your desire is for a low-dust premium street-use pad, you should consider EBC Redstuff.
www.ebcbrakes.com

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Goodridge
Brake Lines

Goodridge stainless steel braided brake lines are an industry standard in the world of motor racing. Goodridge kits feature the finest quality stainless steel braided hose, which improves braking performance, eliminates the spongy feel of rubber hoses and provides superior resistance to corrosion.
www.goodridge.net

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Endless
Swivel Steel Brake Lines

Endless steel braided brake lines feature swivel heads to eliminate bind, both a feature to ensure safety as well as enable easy installation. In addition, they include a Teflon casing for further protection against dirt and debris.
www.endlessusa.com
714-847-0694

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Hawk Performance
HP Plus Pads

This race compound can take the heat of the track and get you home safely without having to change back to street brake pads. HP Plus was developed and manufactured for sport driving in track day applications. However, due to the dramatic friction levels produced by this product to achieve "race-level" braking, rotor wear, noise, dust and pad life may be affected.
www.hawkperformance.com
800-542-0972

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EBC
Redstuff Pads

These use a Kevlar fiber based brake compound enhanced with ceramic particles. They are the lowest dust pad EBC manufactures, reducing dust by 60-90 percent. Plus, the minimal dust you see is very easily removed with a simple sponge as it contains no steel fiber particles. This is a truly impressive fast road pad for repeated heavy braking.
www.ebcbrakes.com

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Hawk Performance
HPS (High Performance Street) Pads

Hawk Performance's engineers developed the HPS compound by blending the safety and quality aspects of Aerospace design with braking technology derived from Motorsports efforts. The result is a unique Ferro-Carbon brake compound that delivers significant advantages of increased stopping power, extended pad life, extended rotor life and low dust properties for street applications.
www.hawkperformance.com
800-542-0972

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Endless
RF-650 Brake Fluid

The Endless RF-650 racing brake fluid is OE on all Porsche GT3 Cup cars and officially supplied to Formula 1 teams. Boasting high boiling points as well as superior compressibility to the competition, the Endless RF-650 racing brake fluid continues to gain popularity with hard-core racers and professional race teams alike.
www.endlessusa.com
714-847-0694

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Motul
RBF660 Brake Fluid

RBF660 is filled in a nitrogen gas environment, increasing shelf life and all but eliminating contamination from absorption of moisture during storage. The wet boiling temperature far exceeds the requirements of DOT 3, 4 and DOT 5.1 and with an impressively high dry boiling point, vapor lock and brake fade during hard use is all but eliminated.
www.motul.com
909-625-1292

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Project MU
G-Four 335 Brake Fluid

G-Four 335 has realized specs of different dimensions. It promotes the development of turning it into high boiling points. Surely, it strengthens the antioxidants toward each kind of rubber and metal simultaneously. In addition, the color of the liquid changes from green to colorless and clear when it passes beyond 300 degrees.
www.mackinindustries.com
562-946-6820

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Amsoil
Series 600 Brake Fluid

Amsoil now offers Series 600 High-Performance and Racing DOT 4 Brake Fluid. Formulated with the very best zinc-based anti-corrosion additives and pH stabilizers, AMSOIL Brake fluid is designed for high-temperature stability. It remains virtually incompressible, even at the highest pressures generated in braking systems.
www.amsoil.com
800-956-5695

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Sources

AMSOIL
Superior, WI 54880
800-777-8491
www.amsoil.com
StopTech
Compton, CA 90220
310-933-1100
http://www.stoptech.com
GReddy Performance Products
Irvine, CA 92618
949-588-8300
http://www.greddy.com
Ksport
Gilbert, AZ 85233
480-829-8100
http://www.ksportusa.com
Endless USA
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
714-847-0694
http://www.endlessusa.com
Wilwood Engineering
Camarillo, CA 93012
805-388-1188
www.wilwood.com
Brembo
Plymouth, MI 48170
http://www.brembo.com/US
Power Slot
City of Industry, CA 91746
310-933-1100
www.powerslot.com
Goodridge
Torrance, CA 90501
310-533-1924
http://www.goodridge.net
EBC Brakes
Sylmar, CA 91342
702-826-2400
http://www.ebcbrakes.com
Hawk Performance
Solon, OH 44139
800-542-0972
http://www.hawkperformance.com
Motul USA Inc.
Pomona, CA 91767
909-625-1292
http://www.motul.com
AP Racing/Stillen
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
866-250-5542
www.stillen.com

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