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Now Available: EBC Brakes Racing Titanium Motorsport Brake Pad Shims

EBC Brakes

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New range of high-performance shims help reduce caliper overheat and the onset of brake fade in track and race conditions​

EBC Brakes Racing – the motorsport arm of EBC Brakes – is pleased to announce the launch of its titanium motorsport brake pad shims for a range of applications.
The reusable perforated shims offer impressive heat insulation between the brake pads and caliper, in turn dropping caliper temperatures up to a massive 90°F, as well as reducing the onset of brake fade and improving the lifespan of piston seals.
Best suited in dealing with the extreme temperatures found in motorsport, EBC Brakes Racing’s titanium brake pad shims are available now for a wide range of high-performance car applications.

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EBC Brakes Racing Titanium Motorsport Brake Pad Shims

– Laser-cut from titanium sheet and perforated to reduce heat transfer from pad to caliper by around 90°F (32°C).
– Significantly improves on the design of many stock road pads shims which are often rubberised and prone to compressing.
– Designed to benefit all types of brake pads, including race pads and other semi-metallic brake pads.
– Can be re-used at pad change unless damaged.
– Helps reduce the onset of brake fade and extend the life of caliper piston seals.
– Complemented by EBC Brakes Racing’s range of high-performance motorsport brake pads, including the RP™ and SR™ ranges.
– Available for a range of applications now.
– A must-have for improving the longevity of any race car’s braking system.

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Key Info

– Available for the front axles of a wide range of sports car applications. Full application list here: https://ebcbrakes.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/EBC-Titanium-Shim-Application-Fitments-2022.pdf
– Find out where to buy yours by clicking this link: https://ebcbrakes.com/where-to-buy/ or heading to https://ebcbrakesdirect.com/ (UK/EU) or https://perfectbrakes.com/ (USA)
 

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Really well done, as I was going to order some from another supplier as I was totally unaware you had these ----- fantastic, will get some ordered right away!!!
 

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Really well done, as I was going to order some from another supplier as I was totally unaware you had these ----- fantastic, will get some ordered right away!!!
fresh off the press! Be sure to check the link for exact pad/ shape part numbers
 

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that would be a wrong assumption, convection heat transfer through air is terrible compare to conduction through even a poorly conductive metal.
Agree, but the distance between surfaces is 1mm. The heat is excessive and no other manufacturer, that I know of, has gone in this direction. I didn’t see a comparison of the two types in their listing and I was curious.
In rotors we stay away from holes because of the tendency for heat to cracking the metal at and because of these holes. This design add holes to a piece which will see high heat. I thought this as an interesting direction to move in and wonder if they had data comparing the two designs.
 
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that would be a wrong assumption, convection heat transfer through air is terrible compare to conduction through even a poorly conductive metal.
Across an airgap, there are two forms of heat transfer in action - convection and radiation. Convective is very low but radiative transfer can be very high over a short distance at high temperatures. We can speculate all we want but it's all just speculation until someone actually does a test. EBC's claim that it lowers caliper temps by 90 degrees suggests that the shims work as advertised. We might end up with a cooler caliper decorated with little round burn spots on the dust boots. We'll just have to wait and see.
 

EBC Brakes

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For anyone that would like particular pad shapes that are not listed I will be putting together a spreadsheet and passing it onto the race department, if there are enough orders of particular shapes it is likely we can make them. Tooling for a one-off single order is very costly and not worthwhile unfortunately, but if there are 5-10 orders it would be worthwhile. I will be asking across all of the forums we are a part of, so even if there are only one or two here there may be more on another forum.

If you would like to have shims made for your pads, please message me directly in the inbox, include in your message the year/model car you have as well as the pad specifics if known.

Thank you
 
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For anyone that would like particular pad shapes that are not listed I will be putting together a spreadsheet and passing it onto the race department, if there are enough orders of particular shapes it is likely we can make them. Tooling for a one-off single order is very costly and not worthwhile unfortunately, but if there are 5-10 orders it would be worthwhile. I will be asking across all of the forums we are a part of, so even if there are only one or two here there may be more on another forum.

If you would like to have shims made for your pads, please message me directly in the inbox, include in your message the year/model car you have as well as the pad specifics if known.

Thank you
SH1983 should work on both the Mustang GT 6 piston front brakes and the GT350 front calipers. Someone should PM @EBC Brakes and offer to take a set for a test-drive.

Presuming they're making a rear shim for Corvettes and Camaro's, it'll fit the GT350 when it's out. Dunno about GT rear brakes though - if it's one-pot slider, probably not.
 

EBC Brakes

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Agree, but the distance between surfaces is 1mm. The heat is excessive and no other manufacturer, that I know of, has gone in this direction. I didn’t see a comparison of the two types in their listing and I was curious.
In rotors we stay away from holes because of the tendency for heat to cracking the metal at and because of these holes. This design add holes to a piece which will see high heat. I thought this as an interesting direction to move in and wonder if they had data comparing the two designs.
We do have a comparison of perforated shims vs plain shims and non-shimmed pads in the below image.

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