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I opted for the black wheels on my Z51 and was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on products I could use on my wheels to keep the wheels from gathering so much dust. Any suggestions would be great. Thanks in advance
 

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You could also consider the Carbotech brake pads. I'm running them on my Z51 and I also have black wheels. Virtually no brake dust.
 

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You could also consider the Carbotech brake pads. I'm running them on my Z51 and I also have black wheels. Virtually no brake dust.
absolutely the best answer to this problem...would be my first mod on a z51.....
 

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I had around 5000 miles on my car when I switched to the Carbotech pads. All I did to prep the rotors was to remove any glazing from the rotors with a medium (red) scotch bright pads. Just scuff them up real good. Carbotech recommends just driving the car normal for about 200 miles then you can get on the brakes hard if you want. Just be careful because compared to the stock pads your car will stop very quickly!
 

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All you need to do is use 60 grit sand paper and some brake clean to get the old material off the rotor. Than you can put the 1521's on. If you have a few thousand miles on the car I would just put them on and go. If anyone would like to purchase a set of Carbotech pads please contact me. I offer 5% discount for forum members.
 

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How much for a complete set of CarboTech pads for Z51? Also how is life expectancy? This Z51 brake dust is rediculous and definitely swapping mine out soon.
 

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I recently polished my wheels using a Portercable 7424 xp, Orange Lake City pad, and Meguiars 205 Ultra fine. Tomorrow I am going to apply two coats of Poor Boy's World wheel sealant. I have read several reviews on this product, all favorable.

After 3500 miles of mostly city driving, I've notice a good deal of erosion and pitting on the leading face of the spokes, especially in the apex where the spoke meets the barrel or the wheel. Eventually I'm going to have to repaint the wheels.

I'm going to put carbon pads on the car for sure. The brake dust on this thing is insane.

Once the PBW Wheel Sealant is applied I'll let ya'll know how it works.
 

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I recently polished my wheels using a Portercable 7424 xp, Orange Lake City pad, and Meguiars 205 Ultra fine. Tomorrow I am going to apply two coats of Poor Boy's World wheel sealant. I have read several reviews on this product, all favorable.

After 3500 miles of mostly city driving, I've notice a good deal of erosion and pitting on the leading face of the spokes, especially in the apex where the spoke meets the barrel or the wheel. Eventually I'm going to have to repaint the wheels.

I'm going to put carbon pads on the car for sure. The brake dust on this thing is insane.

Once the PBW Wheel Sealant is applied I'll let ya'll know how it works.
Any updates to your project? Thanks.
 

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Well, you certainly have my attention Adam......... Went ahead and read the review from the other forum. I'm pretty impressed. Looks like the biggest complaint is the price between these and OEM, but then, look at the differences. Am planning on picking up a set of these for my Z06 once it's delivered in March. So, what's the part number for the 2015 Z06? I didn't order the Z07 CC brake package, so the rotors are the steel ones..
 
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