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Porsche PCCB Replacement rotors

Porsche PCCB Replacement rotors

The cost of replacing the Porsche PCCB (Carbon Ceramic) rotors can be substantial at around $14,000/pair currently.  While an amazing system this is a maintenance item that many owners don't want to pay for.

We offer bolt on front and rear high performance steel replacements, that are pre-bedded for immediate use compatible with the Porsche equipped caliper.   These hat rotor packages are available to replace the standard Porsche steel rotors, and those cars that were equipped with the PCCB brakes from the factory.


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Porsche's Carbon Ceramic Composite Brakes (PCCB) are renowned for their exceptional performance, longevity, and lightweight construction. However, for some owners, there comes a point where switching from PCCB carbon ceramic rotors to steel ones becomes a practical move. Lets talk about some reasons why:
  1. Cost-effectiveness:  One of the primary reasons for switching from PCCB carbon ceramic rotors to steel is cost-effectiveness. While PCCB brakes offer superb performance, they come with a hefty price tag. Carbon ceramic rotors are around 10x the cost  to replace than their steel counterparts, making steel rotors a more economical choice in the long run.  Yes PCCB do tend to last longer - but not 10x longer.

  2. Daily drivability: PCCB brakes excel under extreme conditions such as track days or aggressive driving on twisty roads. However, for everyday driving steel rotors can offer a more predictable and consistent braking feel. Some drivers feel that Carbon ceramic brakes can feel grabby or overly sensitive during low-speed maneuvers, which may not be ideal for daily use.

  3. Weight considerations: While PCCB brakes are lighter than their steel counterparts, the weight savings may not be significant enough to justify the higher cost.

While Porsche's PCCB carbon ceramic brakes undoubtedly offer unparalleled performance and prestige, there are compelling reasons why some owners may opt to switch to steel rotors. From cost-effectiveness and daily drivability to reduced maintenance complexity and aftermarket availability, steel brake rotors present a practical alternative for Porsche enthusiasts seeking a balance between performance and pragmatism.

Ultimately, the decision to switch from PCCB carbon ceramic rotors to steel ones boils down to personal preference, driving habits, and budgetary considerations.

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