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Brakes Allow You to Go Fast. Alcon Brakes Allow You to Go Faster.

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As a driver you know brakes are one of the most important pieces of equipment on your race vehicle. Giving you the confidence to brake later into a corner consistently, a great braking system allows you to push harder and drive faster; which could be the difference between the top step of the podium and the others.

Alcon’s range of brakes include those specifically designed to suit the needs of the off-road racer. Alcon understands that off-road racing demands a lot from all components and has developed brakes to meet this demand. Every design is incredibly robust and durable, without sacrificing any performance, in order to withstandhe rigors of off-road racing. Using knowledge developed over years at the pinnacle of motorsport, Alcon’s Unlimited Truck packages offer incredibly reliable brake systems capable of battling through the harshest conditions.

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Get to Know the Alcon Brake Systems:

Lightweight Trick Truck caliper | Part number CAR1249ZG06
-Machined from aerospace-grade aluminum billet for maximum strength and durability.
-Monobloc 6-piston radial mount caliper, large braking force, staggered pistons to allow even pad wear.
-Cross-drilled stainless steel pistons with wear-resistant coating for reduced thermal transfer.
-Internally ported – no external fluid transfer pipe
-Bleed screws are recessed and fitted with caps for protection and to keep them clean.
-Fluid inlet positioned in the underside of the housing for protection.
-Central bridge with facility for cooling duct to direct air across the caliper to cool the outer half.
-Runs 0.7” thick pad on a 14” disc
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Class 1 Buggy caliper | Part number CAR8949W52
-Differential piston diameters that minimize pad taper wear.
-Bleed screws are recessed and fitted with caps for protection and to keep them clean.
-Stainless steel pistons with wear-resistant coating.
-High Temperature seals.
-3kg anti-knock back springs.
-Hard stainless steel wear plates.
-Removable central bridge for ease of pad change.
-Internally ported, no external fluid transfer pipe.
-Pads 0.64” thick
-Disc 12.75”
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Heavy duty Trick Truck caliper | Part number CAR8959W10
-Machined from aerospace-grade aluminum billet for maximum strength & Durability
-Fixed pad retainer bars to increase stiffness,
-Monobloc 6-piston radial mount caliper, large braking force, staggered pistons to allow even pad wear.
-Fitted with wiper seals to prevent dirt ingress
-Stainless steel pistons available as an option to reduce heat transfer to brake fluid. stainless steel pistons with wear-     resistant coating for reduced thermal transfer.
-Pads 1.12” thick
-Disc 14” Diameter
About Alcon
Alcon is renowned across the world for its specialist brake and clutch solutions. Providing the stopping power within the top echelons of motorsport, Alcon’s expertise and knowledge is second to none. As well as motorsport of all forms, Alcon is a highly respected manufacturer of both aftermarket and OEM brakes and clutches.
Alcon’s heritage in the US reaches back to the 1980s when the likes of March Engineering started fitting Alcon brakes on Indy Cars. In 1988 Audi dominated the Trans-Am series with Alcon brakes which began the string of victories and championships for Alcon-equipped cars in race series including Trans Am, IndyCar, IMSA, Grand Am, NASCAR and Baja Trucks.Since then, Alcon has cemented itself around US motorsport, becoming a well-known brand across NASCAR, Global Rallycross, and IndyCar amongst others. Building on extensive R&D time, its unlimited truck packages are proven winners. As run by Voss Motorsports on their BITD Championship-winning Jimco chassis.
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