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    Re: Ceramics & the street

    Watt and other SoCal folks,
    What do you think about the proposition that canyon driving generates more brake heat than driving at say Willow Springs? This is a situation where street driving is actually worse than the track.

    Re: Ceramics & the street

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    Watt and other SoCal folks,
    What do you think about the proposition that canyon driving generates more brake heat than driving at say Willow Springs? This is a situation where street driving is actually worse than the track.



    Not the case for me. FWIW, my PCCB's are holding up fine on my GT2 and feel better than the brakes on my old 996TT.

    Re: Ceramics & the street

    My GT2 had 30.000 km when I sold it a couple of months ago and I was very pleased with the PCCB brakes,no cracks and still the original brake pads when I sold it.

    Re: Ceramics & the street

    the only rotors porsche ever bought me were fried from trips down Tuna canyon and Las Flores Canyon in Malibu, no tracking. i used to get to PCH with smoke billowing out of the front wheel wells... but that was one set in 43,000 miles in a 91 C2.

    willow is a light braking track for the skilled. my last trip there, only my second ,i began to use very little brakes, relative to my first trip. i certainly use more brakes in the canyons where i am more comfortable, and it's downhill and frequently off camber.

    i use more brakes on high speed runs across the desert, sudden braking from 150 to 100 to ID traffic or pass, reacceleration, and repeat 100's of times an hour.

    PCCB have always worked great for me over 15,000 miles and steels as well.

     
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