StopTech Brake Options for Early Porsche 911
StopTech 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 such as the 15″ Fuchs, all 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.
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 Level 1 Street Kits
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-1 system designed to fit 15” Fuchs wheels and keep a stock look. Target 911 – Street, Autocross, Time Trial.
StopTech Level 2 Street Kits
Level 2 Street Kits can be driven on street or track. Front kits include painted or anodized (shown) ST-43 Calipers with dust boots and 2-pc 282×28 mm rotors, to be paired with a Level -1 rear kit. Target 911 –High Performance 911 Street, Time Trial, Club Racer.
StopTech Level 3 Street Kits
Level 3 Street Kits are for high powered, large wheel 911 models. These kits include painted ST60 6-piston calipers with 2pc 332x32mm rotors in front and painted ST41 4-piston calipers with 2pc 328x28mm rotors in the rear. Maintains parking brake functionality. Trophy finish available as well. Target 911 – High Power/Performance 911 Street, Time Trial, Club Racer.
StopTech Level 2 RACE Kits
Can be driven on street or track. Front kits use anodized StopTech ST43 4-piston calipers and 2-pc 282×28 mm rotors. Rear kits feature anodized StopTech ST42 4-piston calipers and 1-pc 290×24 mm rotors with e-coated black hats. Maintains parking brake functionality. Target 911 –High Performance 911, Time Trial, Club Racer, Lightweight Historic Racer.
StopTech Level 2a Race Kits
Level 2A Race Kits can be driven on street or track. Front kits use full Trophy finish StopTech STR43 4-piston calipers and 2-pc 282×28 mm rotors with anodized hats. Rear kits feature full Trophy finish StopTech STR42 4-piston calipers and 2-pc 290x22mm rotors with anodized hats. No parking brake functionality. Target 911 –High Performance 911, Time Trial, Club Racer, Lightweight Historic Racer.
StopTech Level 3 Race Kits
Level 3 Race 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 hard anodized hats, while the rear kits use full Trophy finish StopTech STR41 4-piston calipers and 2-pc 328x28mm rotors with hard anodized hats. Target 911 –High Power/Performance 911 Club Racer, Historic Race, Endurance Race.
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.
The StopTech Big Brake Kits for 1969-1989 Porsche 911 won the 2016 Best Performance Product Award from the Import Vehicle Community (IVC), the import product arm of the Auto Care Association. The award was presented by IVC Executive Leadership Council Member, Martin Gold, and Chairman, Ira Davis (center), during the opening day of the industry’s annual AAPEX Show in Las Vegas. The winning entry was Centric’s comprehensive new program of StopTech Big Brake Kits for the iconic 1969-1989 Porsche 911 model range.
This year’s award was accepted by Centric Parts President/CEO, Dan Lelchuk (right), and StopTech Engineer, Tyler Hauptman (left), who was responsible for overseeing the development of this program. The program covers the most common stock wheel sizes and model year variations of early 911 models, and supplements the comprehensive range of OE replacement parts offered by Centric Parts for these vehicles. Like most StopTech brake components, the new Porsche kits require little-to-no vehicle modifications and offer significantly improved braking performance, feel and modulation over stock systems, as well as reduced fade.
“We are honored to once again be recognized by the Import Vehicle Community,” stated Lelchuk. “Our entire team works diligently to develop and produce the best brake and chassis components in the aftermarket. And being honored like this by the industry keeps us motivated as we continue to grow our research and development programs to keep us ahead of the competition.”
“We are proud of Tyler and the entire StopTech engineering team, who have developed the best high performance calipers, rotors, pads, lines and fluid for our StopTech brand over the years,” stated Centric VP of Engineering, Research and Development, Steve Ruiz. “StopTech products have been on championship-winning cars, trucks and buggies in virtually every class of racing – and the StopTech product range for street cars continues to grow every year with innovative components like those in our new Porsche kits. It’s thanks to engineers like Tyler who understand the market and know what it takes to succeed.”
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About Centric Parts®
Centric Parts® is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components for passenger vehicles, light and medium duty trucks, fleet vehicles, high performance vehicles and race cars under the Centric®, C-Tek®, Posi Quiet®, Fleet Performance and StopTech® labels. Through its StopTech and Qualis Automotive divisions, Centric also supplies components and systems to dozens of OEM and private label customers. With an unparalleled level of research and development in North America, Centric leads the industry in brake and chassis technology innovation, having earned several patents and dozens of industry accolades along the way. The company has enjoyed solid annual growth since being founded in 2000, and now operates multiple nationwide facilities encompassing over one million square feet of office, warehouse and manufacturing space.