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Factory Installed 6-Piston Brembo Brakes on 2017 Silverado

Factory Installed 6-Piston Brembo Brakes on 2017 Silverado

Postby 07nnbs4x4 [OP] » May 12 2017, 9:53am

So I was at the dealer having normal service done on my truck and noticed a few new Silverados on the lot had Red Brembo brakes installed on them. I thought maybe it was a dealer installed package of some sort but when I talked to a salesman he said it is now an option, a $2,800 option at that, that can be ordered on the Silverados from the factory. It is fronts only and is a 6-Piston Caliper with 16.1" x 1.3" Rotors. Now these only fit 20" wheels but man they are huge. I took one for a test drive and man these things make a huge difference. I can see these being a nice option for towing 10,000 lbs with the 6.2 Max Tow 1500. Has anybody ordered a Silverado with these yet?

The Salesman said they are they same brake kit included with the ZL1 minus the Carbon Brake Rotors.

The Truck I test drove was a 2017 Crew Cab, 6.5' bed, LTZ 4x4 with the 6.2/Max Tow with a 11,700 lb tow rating and was fully optioned at $68,000. If only I had the spare change, if this exact truck was closer to $50k I probably would of bought it. What a beautiful, smooth riding truck, especially compared to my NNBS.
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Re: Factory Installed 6-Piston Brembo Brakes on 2017 Silvera

Postby Z15 » May 12 2017, 11:18am

(5JL) LPO, Front Brake Kit-Performance: The Performance Front Brake system features Red Brembo 6-piston calipers with DuraLife rotors that feature a hardened surface to reduce corrosion and provide quieter braking with less vibration.
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Re: Factory Installed 6-Piston Brembo Brakes on 2017 Silvera

Postby reddeadg8 » May 19 2017, 3:46am

Rally Sport Truck, or RST for Tahoe and Suburban. you can piece the calipers and rotors together off Amazon and pay half or less what the dealer is charging.
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Re: Factory Installed 6-Piston Brembo Brakes on 2017 Silvera

Postby cintocrunch » May 19 2017, 12:10pm

How much does it throw off the brake balance though? I know in normal driving you'd never notice it but there is a reason proportioning valves are installed in the system. I wonder if that part is replaced as well...
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