|AP Racing Big Brake Kits |
Whether your pushing it on the track or just driving on the road, your brakes should be performing at their best, and the best means AP Racing. The same company who continuously supplied championship winning teams in Formula 1, NASCAR, LeMans, FIA GT, ALMS, LMES, Grand Am, Super GT, BTCC, DTM, etc. In nearly all types of serious motor racing around the world, AP Racing gets the call more often when only the best will survive.
When Ultima Sports needed a brake system for their multiple world record holding 200mph street-driven Ultima GTR super car, they knew who to call. Their all conquering AP Racing equipped Ultima GTR has, for the third consecutive year, smashed the world record for sprinting to 100mph and back to zero again in a gut wrenching 9.4 seconds That is .5 second FASTER than the Bugatti Veyron and a blistering 1.5 seconds FASTER than the Ferrari Enzo! All of this was done in the daily-driven factory demonstrator with street tires and no ABS or traction control!
Track professionals understand the need for absolute control. AP Racing understands how to give that same control to your Audi A4!
General Benefits of Big Brake Kits
Original Equipment (OE) brake systems do the job they were intended to, stop safely and quietly for the lowest cost possible. After adding performance upgrades, while towing, or just having some fun in the canyons, OE brakes are often overwhelmed by heat when the moment of truth arrives.
Big Brake Kits give your vehicle that super car look and feel, while significantly improving your brake performance in two areas. First, larger brake discs increase heat capacity, meaning your brakes will be more resistant to brake fade. Second, stiffer calipers and brake lines increase pedal feel and modulation.
|AP Racing 4-Piston Big Brake Kits |
For a big upgrade at an affordable price, Brake Pros offers world renown AP Racing 4-piston calipers running on 1-piece and/or 2-piece rotors. Each kit is designed to work with the original equipment master cylinder, ABS and traction control systems. Specially-designed rotors are cross-drilled and slotted, the optimum for high-performance street, autocross and occasional track day use. The curved vane construction provides for maximum cooling when pushing hard. 2-piece kits come with aluminum alloy hats for better thermal management and maximum weight reduction.
(4-Piston Kits use 330x25.5 rotors)
| AP Racing 4-Piston Calipers |
High-strength, lightweight pressure-cast aluminum alloy body
2-piece design for maximum rigidity in a street-able caliper
Fixed radial mount for best pedal feel
4 pistons to minimize pad taper and maximize pad area
Anti-knock back features for a consistent, firm pedal
Dust seals for everyday driving
Lug-mount versions for Mini Cooper, GTO and E46 M3 rear
Available in red or black.
| AP Racing Discs |
Directional curved vanes for maximum cooling.
2-piece modular design with aluminum alloy hat to handle the heat.
Cross-drilled AND slotted for aggressive pad bite and additional cooling.
Slotted-only optional for heavy track use.
Now featuring the ultimate in high-performance street and light track use
Virtually fade-free Mintex Xtreme Motorsport pad compound.
Consistent coefficient of friction cold to over 1300oF.
Linear response and quick release.
Easier on discs than many current high-performance compounds.
Competition compounds also available.
| 1 or 2-piece disc assembly |
2-piece front discs have aluminum alloy hats
Reduced weight and better thermal conductivity (fixed bobbin mounting)
Cost-effective 1-piece disc kits available for many models
Rear applications retain parking brake function
Curved vane venting for maximum internal cooling
Cross-drilled and slotted for best street performance
Slotted-only available for heavy track day use
DOT-compliant and TÜV-approved stainless steel lines are included to top off the upgrade and provide a huge improvement in pedal feel and stiffness. Brackets and hardware are made from aerospace-grade materials and high-strength fasteners. All AP Racing kits are complete with no other parts required. Install, bleed and go!
Many kits require 17"" wheels or larger with sufficient spoke clearance. Download a brake profile template to check your wheels before ordering. Put decades of championship-winning experience on your car.
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