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      01-07-2013, 04:50 PM   #11
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The resulting quasiductile properties of the ceramic composite material combine the useful properties of carbon fiber-reinforced carbon (C/C) and polychrystalline silicon carbide ceramics. The elongation at break of C/SiC materials ranges from 0.1 to 0.3 %. This is exceptionally high for ceramics.
C/C and C/SiC work in completely different manners. C/C rapidly converts the kinetic energy and ablates the material to remove the heat. C/SiC has a very hard surface that the brake pads create a friction layer on and can withstand some very hot temperatures (>3000 degrees).

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During braking, torque is transmitted from the disc to the bell through a fastener called a bobbin. This type of mounting system is designed to allow a specific amount of float in both radial and axial directions. This allows the disc to expand and contract under high temperature which reduces stress and increases longevity of the related components.
In this case, its not really going to be the disc expanding...primarily the the aluminum bell taking on heat from the disc.

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Stainless Steel Brake Lines
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Why aren't you opting the for the top of the line Goodridge brake lines? Going for some mid-range brakelines on a top-of-the-line brake system...

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im guessing about $6,000 for the front $5,500 for the rear....
That will probably be what the discs run. Expect a $1-2k more for the GT calipers on both the front and rear, each, and $3-4k for the GT-R...if you are going to get the GT-R's, get them with vented Ti pistons.
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