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I was wondering how the 718 owners who have spec’ed the PCCB like them overall. Would you spec a car with them again or not. I know the initial cost is an issue and if they need to be replaced that can be quite costly. Some of the features that I feel are attractive include the lack of brake dust and they last quite long >100K.
 

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Had them on my 991 Turbo S and on my Audi R8. Other than not having to clean off brake dust and better initial bite upon applying brakes, they are totally worthless for street driving (as far as I'm concerned). And then there was the time when i brought my Audi in and they informed me that it was $8K to replace the brakes and rotors ON EACH WHEEL. I recommend putting option money somewhere more important (like leather covered air conditioning vents ;)
 

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Had them on my 991 Turbo S and on my Audi R8. Other than not having to clean off brake dust and better initial bite upon applying brakes, they are totally worthless for street driving (as far as I'm concerned). And then there was the time when i brought my Audi in and they informed me that it was $8K to replace the brakes and rotors ON EACH WHEEL. I recommend putting option money somewhere more important (like leather covered air conditioning vents ;)
One of the GT4’s I am looking at has 6200 miles and PCCB’s.......either I pass on the vehicle or learn to live with/love the PCCB’s.
 

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One of the GT4’s I am looking at has 6200 miles and PCCB’s.......either I pass on the vehicle or learn to live with/love the PCCB’s.
My comments only relate to ceramic brakes for use on U.S. streets. On the track they will be quite useful (as they would be at Autobahn speeds).

Because of the expense involved in replacing them, I'd have them closely examined for any damage.
 

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One of the GT4’s I am looking at has 6200 miles and PCCB’s.......either I pass on the vehicle or learn to live with/love the PCCB’s.
It might be worth noting that there are companies such as Girodisc which make steel rotors that directly replace the carbon ceramic ones, should they ever wear out. Far less expensive than OEM carbon ceramic replacements.

Some folks who intend to track their car swap-out the ceramic rotors for steel rotors up front, and then put the ceramic rotors back on the car when it comes time to resell the car.
Personally, I really like PCCB's on a street car. YMMV.


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