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FS: Girodisc Front and Rear Titanium Pad Shields

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From Girodiscs website

Already running these, had an extra set laying around. Great product especially compared to the pathetic OEM ones!

The problem of brake fluid boiling is simply traced to heat transferring from the rotors and pads directly into the fluid through the caliper pistons. When brake fluid boils, it releases air that is normally part of the molecular structure of the fluid. This air is compressible of course, and the brake pedal goes to the floor instead of moving the caliper pistons. Production cars tend to suffer from this on track days more as they don't usually have the extensive cooling duct and exotic brake materials as true racing cars. True racing only brake calipers generally come with titanium caliper pistons for one reason. Titanium as a material, has low thermal conductivity. This means that it is very bad at transferring heat. Which is good if you are trying to keep your fluid cool. The Girodisc solution to help prevent fluid boiling is to use a thin titanium shim placed between the pad back and the pistons, to keep the braking heat from transferring into the pistons and fluid. Here is a comparison of materials and their relative thermal conductivity ratings: Titanium 6AL-4V 6.7 W/mk Steel 52 W/mk Aluminum 130 W/mk You can see that Titanium will transfer far less heat than steel and especially aluminum. For cars that are going to see hard or multiple track days, these shims are cheap protection from loosing the pedal due to boiling at the wrong time and making the day very expensive. Water jet cut to exact size, no cutting, grinding, or swearing involved. Price is per axle (four pieces) When comparison shopping, be sure to notice the quality of our components. Any questions, give us a call, we're happy to help!

125$ + shipping.

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please send me your paypal via pm
Sent him my paypal but never got a response/payment. Still for sale.
My apologies. I only need the rear, and upon thinking about it decided I don't NEED that badly atm.

I also couldn't find detailed information about them (thickness).
you got pm
i really need new pads...thinking bout these.
i really need new pads...thinking bout these.
Sorry, sold them yesterday.

Mark as sold please admins/mods!
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