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Old 08-19-2011, 10:25pm   #21
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-Made Of 6061-T6 Aerospace Aluminum Also used for hi-tech soda cans.
-Powder Coated Finish
-Reduces Brake Dust I can't imagine what it looks like behind them.
-Hides Ugly Calipers Or, you could take a few minutes to paint them and not be left looking at these cheap f'n things
-Reduces Caliper Heat and Brake Fade I want to meet the engineer that came up with this asinine claim. Yes, adding an air pocket and reducing airflow over the calipers will reduce temperatures. Basic thermodynamics fail.
-Easy To Install Duct tape would be appropriate for these
-Fits All Except Heavy Duty Suspension


Now you can dress up your calipers with these Alumimun covers. Red Powder coated for long lasting color. Not only do these covers hide the ugly caliper but also reduce brake dust, reduce heat and brake fade. The are secured using a patented fastening system.

http://www.ecklerscorvette.com/corve...1988-1996.html
They use Alumimun... WTF is alumimun??? That must be some super secret Area 51 type sh*t.


I'm just jealous that I went and wasted a lot of money on ducting and spindle ducts when all I had to do was stick some of these things on to keep my brakes cool.

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-Hides Ugly Calipers Or, you could take a few minutes to paint them and not be left looking at these cheap f'n things



and they look better

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and they look better

Pffffft. Doing things the right way is over rated.



BTW... if anybody needs a front J55 setup (originally from a '96 Grand Sport) complete with brackets, braided lines, and stainless pistons (came off of the track car)... these are sitting in my garage.
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Yea Sweets... yo sh*t got hijacked.


But at least it got C4 hijacked.
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Pffffft. Doing things the right way is over rated.



BTW... if anybody needs a front J55 setup (originally from a '96 Grand Sport) complete with brackets, braided lines, and stainless pistons (came off of the track car)... these are sitting in my garage.
Bryan, I sold mine from my CE in one day. I posted it in the CF and gone they were.

If I had red calipers covers I would have sold the J55 set up in less than 30 seconds and at a 85% mark-up.
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Bryan, I sold mine from my CE in one day. I posted it in the CF and gone they were.
I've never really tried to sell them. I'm kind of a pack rat with stuff like that. I don't need them with the big Wilwoods on there but as soon as I sold them I know I would think of a good use for them.

Hell, I have a ~$2,000 Corsa Competition Titanium exhaust that is worth it's weight in gold for the C5Z, half of a C4 interior (stripped from the 96), A set of mint 87 wheels, a set of mint C5Z wheels, boxes full of GTO parts (don't even have the car any more) and infinite other random crap sitting unused in my garage.
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Yea Sweets... yo sh*t got hijacked.


But at least it got C4 hijacked.
Yes it did and before I got to ask Sweets a question,,, do I need a special tool to do that mod??
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Hell, I have a ~$2,000 Corsa Competition Titanium exhaust that is worth it's weight in gold for the C5Z.
Nice
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Nice
... on second thought... Probably not quite worth $2k. I have seen some go for that, but I doubt anybody would pay that now.

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Exhaust :: Dyno (Corsa Ti) 2 video by botch1980 - Photobucket
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... on second thought... Probably not quite worth $2k. I have seen some go for that, but I doubt anybody would pay that now.
These are worth $2K

J55 with already installed red Caliper Covers
These Covers are Track Veterans with real track time and brake dust from the track


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Dude.
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Personally, I think you should paint your calipers red, just get a good Union painter.
Good plan, but he'd probably do a "Piss Poor" job though
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Yea Sweets... yo sh*t got hijacked.


But at least it got C4 hijacked.
It did didn't it. Never a moderator around when you need one... Oh wait
No worries, this thread was about mods
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... on second thought... Probably not quite worth $2k. I have seen some go for that, but I doubt anybody would pay that now.

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Exhaust :: Dyno (Corsa Ti) 2 video by botch1980 - Photobucket
Damn Bryan, that sounds freaking awesome
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Good plan, but he'd probably do a "Piss Poor" job though


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It did didn't it. Never a moderator around when you need one... Oh wait
No worries, this thread was about mods
I know man... the mods here are clowns, eh?

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Damn Bryan, that sounds freaking awesome


I actually de-modded the C5Z when I started spending more time in it and put the stock Ti exhaust and stock wheels back on. The Corsa sounded brutal at WOT, but it was also pretty loud at highway speed. I guess I'm getting old.
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