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Carbotech Front Brake Pads BRZ / FR-S
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Carbotech Front Brake Pads BRZ / FR-S

Your Price: $188.00
Part Number:CT929-

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Select Compound
1521
AX6 [+$29.00]
XP8 [+$48.00]
XP10 [+$66.00]
XP12 [+$82.00]
XP16 [+$99.00]
XP20 [+$117.00]

**Please be sure to read the descriptions below to find which pad suits your needs best!**


Benefits of  the Carbotech ceramic - Kevlar based brake pad

  • Much lower dusting than comparable carbon-metallic pads. What dust they do make is very light colored and not as destructive to your wheel's finish.
  • The frequency that the ceramic material vibrates at is beyond the range of human hearing so you will notice relatively lower noise with even the most aggressive Carbotech race compounds.
  • The slight compressibilty of the Kevlar material gives Carbotech's their legendary modulation and release characteristics. No on/off switch!
  • Using Kevlar instead of steel strings makes a stronger pad, able to withstand greater abuse
  • Ceramic gives the flat torque curve these pads are known for. Note the very small difference between cold and hot friction levels in the chart
  • Ceramic gives equal friction to a carbon iron based pad but much less rotor wear. Carbon and iron when heated creates carbide, what cutting tools are made of.

    Carbotech™ 1521™

    The Carbotech™ 1521™ is our high performance street compound. The 1521™ compound is known for its release and modulation, along with unmatched rotor friendliness. 1521™ is also a very low dusting and low noise compound with an excellent initial bite. This compound's excellent linear torque production provides incredible braking force without ABS intervention. Carbotech™ 1521™ operating range starts out at ambient and goes up to 800°F (426°C+). 1521™ is suitable for ALL street cars, perfect for your tow vehicle or fleet vehicle. Carbotech™ 1521™ is NOT recommended for ANY track use.


    Carbotech™ AX6™

    The AX6™ is specifically engineered for Autocross applications. A high torque brake compound delivering reliable and consistent performance over a very wide operating temperature range of 50°F to 1100°F + (10°C to 593°C+). The advanced compound matrix provides an excellent initial bite, high coefficient of friction at lower temperatures along with very progressive brake modulation and release characteristics. AX6™ offers high fade resistance, rotor friendliness at all temperatures and excellent cold stopping power. As a result, AX6™ is an excellent choice for Autocross and has gained tremendous popularity with SCCA Prosolo/Solo2 competitors for its outstanding all around performance. Many drivers use the AX6™ for street driving as well, even though Carbotech™ doesn't recommend street driving with AX6™ due to possible elevated levels of dust and noise. AX6™ is NOT recommended as race compounds in most applications. For application questions please call or email Carbotech™.


    Carbotech™ XP8™

    A high torque brake compound with a wide operating temperature range of 200°F-1350°F+ (93°C to 732°C+). Carbotech™ XP8™ is the first of our racing compounds. Good initial bite at race temperatures, high coefficient of friction, excellent modulation and release characteristics. Extremely high fade resistance and very rotor friendly. Excellent as a front brake pad for lighter applications weighing around 2,400lbs or less. Perfect for track day use with any tire and can still be driven safely to and from the track. Carbotech™ does NOT recommended XP8™ as a daily driven street pad due to elevated levels of dust and noise. Carbotech™ XP8™ is a great compound on the front & rear of most open wheel and sports racers.


    Carbotech™ XP10™

    When Carbotech™ unleashed the XP10™ to the general public it was an instant success. XP10™ immediately gathered multiple regional, divisional, and national championships. The XP10™ has a very strong initial bite friction material with a coefficient of friction and rotor friendliness unmatched in the industry. Fade resistance is in excess of 1650°F (898°C). Due to the high level of friction and bite, this material is recommended for cars weighing around 2,900lbs or less. XP10™ still maintains the highly praised release, excellent modulation and rotor friendliness that have made all Carbotech™ compounds so successful. Carbotech™ XP10™ is not recommended as a daily-driven street pad due to possible elevated levels of dust and noise.


    Carbotech™ XP12™

    Another highly successful XP™ series compound with an excellent initial bite, torque and fade resistance over and above the XP10™ compound. XP12™ has temperature range of 250°F to 2000°F+ (121°C to 1093°C+). The XP12™ has that excellent Carbotech release and modulation that has made all other Carbotech compounds so successful. The XP12™ is more rotor aggressive than XP10™, but compared to the competition the XP12™ is still very rotor friendly. XP12™ is NOT recommended for use as a daily driven street pad due to possible elevated levels of dust and noise.


    Carbotech™ XP16™

    Carbotech™ XP16™ is a step up from the highly successful XP12™ compound. With an aggressive initial bite, torque and fade resistance, and higher than our XP12™ compound. XP16™ has a temperature range of 250°F to 2000°F+ (121°C to 1093°C+). Carbotech™ XP16™ has outstanding release and modulation that has made all other Carbotech™ compounds so successful. The XP16™ is the most rotor aggressive compound from Carbotech™, but compared to its competition the XP16™ is still very rotor friendly. Carbotech™ XP16™ is NOT recommended for use as a daily driven street pad due to possible elevated levels of dust and noise.

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