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October 26, 2016 

New StopTech Brake Options for Early Porsche 911

Industry, Calif. (October 26, 2016) – Centric Parts — North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components — has introduced a comprehensive new program of StopTech Big Brake Kits for the iconic 1969-1989 Porsche 911 model range. The program covers the most common stock wheel sizes and model year variations, and supplements the comprehensive range of OE replacement parts offered by Centric Parts. StopTech brake components require little-to-no vehicle modifications and offer significantly improved braking performance, feel and modulation over stock systems, as well as reduced fade.


StopTech Big Brake Kits for 1969-1989 Porsche 911

With stiffer components and patented heat management technology, all StopTech High Performance Brake Kits provide shorter stopping distances, better brake modulation, firmer pedal feel and less brake fade for stronger, more reliable performance on and off the track.

 

Year Make Model Trim F/R Level 1 Level 2 Level 2a Level 3
Street Track Day Small Wheel Race Big Wheel Race
No Parking Brake No Parking Brake
1969-1989 Porsche 911 Non-Turbo F 83.782.DT00.XX 83.782.FT00.A1 87.782.FU00.R1 87.782.6600.R1
1975-1977 Porsche 911/930 Turbo F 83.782.DT00.XX 83.782.FT00.A1 87.782.FU00.R1 87.782.6600.R1
1969-1983 Porsche 911 Non-Turbo R 82.785.00D1.XX 82.785.00E1.A1 87.785.00GP.R1 87.785.0053.R1
1975-1977 Porsche 911/930 Turbo R 82.785.00D1.XX 82.785.00E1.A1 87.785.00GP.R1 87.785.0053.R1
1984-1989 Porsche 911 Non-Turbo R 82.782.00D1.XX 82.782.00E1.A1 87.782.00GP.R1 87.782.0053.R1

 

Level 1 Kits are designed primarily for the street, although they have been engineered to handle track duty as well. They include painted StopTech ST42 4-piston calipers front or rear, with the front kits using 282×28 mm 2-pc rotors and the rear kits using 290×24 mm 1-pc rotors with e-coated black hats.

Level 2 Kits can be driven on street or track. Front kits use anodized StopTech ST43 4-piston calipers and 2-pc 282×28 mm rotors with black hats. Rear kits feature anodized StopTech ST42 4-piston calipers and 1-pc 290×24 mm rotors with e-coated black hats.

Level 2A Kits are front and rear upgrade options for track only vehicles. The front kits use full Trophy finish StopTech STR43 4-piston calipers and 2-pc 282×28 mm rotors with Trophy finish hard anodized hats. The rear kits eliminate the parking brake and include full Trophy finish StopTech STR42 4-piston calipers and 2-pc 290×22 mm rotors with Trophy finish hard anodized hats.

Level 3 Kits are for dedicated race cars with larger wheels and tires. These kits eliminate the parking brake. The front kits feature full Trophy finish StopTech STR60 6-piston calipers and 2-pc 332×32 mm rotors with Trophy finish hard anodized hats, while the rear kits use full Trophy finish StopTech STR41 4-piston calipers and 2-pc 328×28 mm rotors with Trophy finish hard anodized hats.

 

 

September 28, 2016

New StopTech Brake Components for 1989-2016 Mazda Miatas

Industry, Calif. (September 28, 2016) – Centric Parts — North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components — has introduced a comprehensive new program of StopTech Brake Kits and Components for the 1989-2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata. The program covers all model year Miata/MX-5 variations and supplements the comprehensive range of OE replacement parts offered by Centric Parts – including rear components to pair with the front StopTech Big Brake Kits. StopTech brake components require no vehicle modifications and offer significantly improved braking performance, feel and modulation over stock systems, as well as reduced fade.

StopTech Big Brake Kits for 1989-2015 Mazda Miata

With stiffer components and patented heat management technology, all StopTech High Performance Brake Kits provide shorter stopping distances, better brake modulation, firmer pedal feel and less brake fade for stronger, more reliable performance on and off the track. StopTech Kit options for the 1989-2015 Miata vary depending on engine size and rear brake selection. All kits include 2-piece StopTech pillar vane rotors, StopTech 4-piston calipers, StopTech Stainless Steel Lines and all necessary hardware.

MIATA/MX5 MODEL REAR BRAKES FRONT BBK RECOMMENDED STREET PADS*
Front Rear
NA 1.6 1.6 OE REAR BRAKES 83.558.GY00.XX 309.80220 309.04580
NA 1.6 Upgrade to 1.8 OE rears 83.552.GY00.XX 309.80220 309.06360
NA 1.6 Upgrade to 1.8 OE NB Sport rears 83.557.GY00.XX 309.80220 309.08910
NA/NB 1.8 1.8 OE REAR BRAKES 83.552.GY00.XX 309.80220 309.06360
NA/NB 1.8 Upgrade to 1.8 OE NB Sport rears 83.557.GY00.XX 309.80220 309.08910
NB Sport 1.8 1.8 NB Sport OE REAR BRAKES 83.557.GY00.XX 309.80220 309.08910
NC NC OE REAR BRAKES 83.551.4300.XX 309.06090 309.11800

 

StopTech Braided Stainless Steel Brake Line Kits for 2016 Mazda Miata
In addition to the front BBKs offered for 1989-2015 Miatas, StopTech has also introduced braided stainless steel brake lines for the all-new 2016 Mazda Miata. StopTech Braided Stainless Steel Brake Lines provide a quicker, firmer, more consistent pedal response by reducing system compliance and maintaining consistent brake pressure.

 

Make Model Year F/R StopTech Brake Line Kit#
Mazda MX-5 Miata 2016 F 950.45011
Mazda MX-5 Miata 2016 R 950.45509

 

All kits, as well as the complete line of StopTech braking systems and components are available through authorized motorsports distributors and performance automotive aftermarket retailers today.