AP Racing Radi-CAL Brake System Upgrade by STILLEN for the Nissan 370Z
The Nissan 370Z with the upgraded Sport package comes equipped with either the Akebono 4-piston front cast aluminum calipers or the smaller cast iron 2 piston sliding calipers from the factory, and for the average Joe driving on the street, these are okay. But anyone who pushes their 370Z or visits a track will tell you the first crippling aspect of the Z's performance.. the brakes are inadequate when driven hard.
Meet the solution.. the AP Racing Radi-CAL Brake Upgrade Kit by STILLEN.
AP Racing is the best of the best when it comes to brake technology in motorsports.. where their Radi-CAL racing calipers have dominated Formula 1, NASCAR Sprint Cup, ALMS, World Rally Championship (WRC) and many other racing series with countless wins, which are the direct result of AP Racing's superior braking technology.. technology now available for your Nissan 370Z. The new AP Racing Radi-CAL High Performance Road Calipers are pressure FORGED versus the major competitors cast calipers. These pressure FORGED calipers are 25% lighter and 20% stronger than cast calipers of the same size in the same performance category. The entire Radi-CAL high performance road system is born from the Radi-CAL systems designed by AP Racing for Formula 1 and NASCAR.
Utilizing larger and wider AP Racing rotors for greater thermal capacity and the new AP Racing Forged Radi-CAL 6-piston calipers for the front and 4-piston calipers in the rear, STILLEN Engineers developed mounting hats and brackets to specifically fit the Nissan 370Z. These components are designed and engineered in STILLEN's R&D department, and manufactured at STILLEN's in-house machine shop using the latest technology in CNC Lathe and Mill machining. Proper rotor sizing, caliper configuration and pad selection are chosen specifically for the 370Z to deliver maximum brake performance.
Everything needed for installation is included in the STILLEN manufactured AP Racing Forged Radi-CAL Brake Upgrade:
- AP-Racing Radi-CAL Forged Calipers (available in Red or Black)
- AP Racing High Performance Rotors (available in J-Hook or Cross-Drilled/Slotted patterns)
- High Performance Brake Pads
- Billet Aluminum Rotor Mounting Hats and Full-Floating Hardware (pre-assembled for easy installation)
- Braided Stainless Steel Brake Lines with Correct Conversion Fittings
- Complete Installation Instructions
STILLEN takes great effort to design this braking system for the Nissan 370Z, matching the vehicles weight and thermal capacity required at maximum speed, all while maintaining proper brake balance and peak performance for the Nissan Z34 chassis. OE ABS and stability control systems are unaffected. This big brake kit will perform as well on the track as it does with everyday road use, and is great for the spirited daily driver right alongside the track enthusiast. This brake upgrade also is designed to stay off the infamous Nissan 370Z ice mode issues.
You've just found the best brake upgrade system for the Nissan 370Z... The AP Racing Forged Radi-CAL Brake Upgrade by STILLEN.
About AP Racing Parts & Accessories
For over 50 years, AP Racing has had one aim - to create winners on the race track. The world of motorsport has changed out of all recognition since those early days and AP Racing have spearheaded every major development in brake and clutch technology. In Grand Prix Racing our success started with the incredible Auto Unions and has continued uninterrupted ever since to the championship winning Williams, McLarens, Renaults, and Ferraris. Over the years this success has been repeated in all other types of Single Seaters including Champ Cars, Indy Racing League, Indy Lights, GP2, F3000, F3 etc. At the end of the 2011 season AP Racing had notched up an incredible 686 GP wins for cars using its Brakes and/or Clutches and are confident of increasing this tally in 2012. At the pinnacle of motor sport, numerous factors dictate the most specialized requirements for ultimate success. From the state of the art 3 dimensional solid modelling/design and Finite Element Analysis CAD facilities, to sophisticated research, development and testing including special dynamometers that simulate true racing speeds, AP Racing is constantly probing the boundaries of technology. From state of the art measuring centers, CNC machining and sophisticated stock control systems, to the intricate hand assembly, checking and testing of individual assemblies, AP Racing ensures its products perform when pushed to the absolute limits.
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