RENNKIT™ Braking Upgrades
- Cal*Cool™ Brake Cooling Plates for Big Rotor Upgrade
- Girodisc 2-Piece Rotors
RENKIT™ Cal*Cool™ Caliper Cooler Kit for 996 Turbo / Carrera 4S and 997 C2S / C4S with Larger 350 mm Rotors (not PCCB)
A popular upgrade to the 996 Carrera 4S and Turbo are larger diameter rotors by swapping out stock 330 mm rotors to larger 350 mm rotors like those on the 997 Turbo. This change provides ultimate cooling, better braking action and feel. Everything you need to move the caliper further out to accommodate the 350 mm rotor swap.
FRONT Cal*Cool™ KIT $149
REAR Cal*Cool™ KIT $159
SAVE $ with BOTH FRONT & REAR Cal*Cool™ KIT $299
Cal*Cooler™ Kit + Girodiscs – ALL 4 CORNERS
BEST VALUE – Set of 4 Girodisc 350mm 2-Piece Rotors PLUS Cal*Cooler Kit for all 4 Corners – Save even more over purchasing everything separately!
ULTIMATE upgrade, use existing pads (or upgrade to more aggressive track pads).
SAVE $ – Girodisc + Cal*Cool™ ALL 4 CORNERS
A known problem is brake calipers over-heat and cook the brake fluid during high speed track use:
Rennkit™ has the solution: Cal*Cool™ brake caliper coolers. A quick modification that allows excess heat to dissipate much faster. Conductive and convective heat transfer quickly dissipates brake caliper heat while driving. When parked, conductive and radiative heat transfer continue to effectively remove heat from hot calipers.
Track Test #1 – Autobahn Country Club, Joliet, IL – 996 Turbo with Stage 1 tune, NASA HPDE advanced group; all 4 corners remained below 370F:
Track Test #2, The monster, Road America in Wisconsin – 996 Turbo with Stage 1 tune, PCA HPDE advanced run group. Two days on track. Added lower temperature Thermolabels to all 4 corners. NEVER EXCEEDED 330F!
NEVER EVEN REACHED 330F!
From our customer Billy Browne: “My 02tt is proof positive of your track statement. I added your Cal*Coolers… & she braked relentlessly without any surrender!”
Save your brakes! Cal*Cool™ brake coolers are easily inserted between caliper and wheel hub carrier using provided bolts. Far more stability, conduction and surface area than simple collars that others sell. Reduced brake vibration, fade and fatigue. All hardware is included, along with easy to follow step by step illustrated instructions backed by the customer service that Rennkit™ is known for. Come with 2 year limited warranty.
(NOT FOR CARS WITH STOCK 330 mm ROTORS or PCCB Ceramic brakes)
- Cal*Cool™ Brake Caliper Coolers for 350 mm Brake rotors
- Hex Socket Bolts
- High Temp Heat Transfer Paste
- Detailed Illustrated Step by Step Instructions (emailed with order):
Girodisc 2-Piece Rotors
Leading rotor upgrade for 996 / 997 / 991 Series Porsches®
to order with a credit card
Why upgrade to Girodisc rotors on your high-performance Porsche 911?
- Replaces current heavy 1-piece iron rotors with the lighter weight Girodisc 2-piece unit (Aluminum/Iron)
- Reduces unsprung weight at each corner – more responsive suspension
- For 996 Turbo and C4S; easily upgrade to larger diameter 350 mm rotors for better stopping force
- Replace expensive PCCB ceramic rotors with less costly 2-piece aluminum/iron rotors, especially on the track.
The central hat is 6061-T6 aluminum. The disc is a proprietary cast iron and machined start to finish by Girodisc. Rotors utilizes a curved vane design, developed in racing to act as a centrifugal fan, forcing cooling air through the disc.
Drilled holes are not used as they tend to crack under heavy use such as at the track. The rotor and hat have a floating mount system, utilizing 8 or 10 high strength alloy steel drive pins, manufactured to Girodisc specifications, with cadmium plating for long lasting corrosion protection. The pins take the load from braking actions while maintaining axial and radial float between hat and disc. The pins are secured with grade 12 cap screws and hardened washers. To keep the rotors from making noise when cold, the pins are mounted with anti-noise spring washers. This allows the rotor to grow with heat expansion, but eliminates rattle and noise associated with floating rotors. This float allows the rotor to self center between the pads.
Bonus: Once the Girodisc rotors are in place, simply replace the cast iron disc once worn below suggested limits.
We have the rebuild kit as well; iron rings with all hardware and instructions to replace the iron rotors. $350 front or rear.
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