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Looks to me like they are one of, if not the #1 choice for big-money, high-HP street rods. The price of them would confirm this. I'm currently looking for discs and it looks like Wilwood's are about half the price.
 

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An easy to do C5 front swap and a mid 90's F-body rear setup (You can also use late model F-body (LS-1) calipers/backing plates.) is what I'm running. I think I have under $500 into it so far. Keep in mind that its not all cross drilled and show-shiny but it is essentially the same stuff. Everything I bought is brand new except the rear calipers which saved me some cash. My car isnt a show car or anything so looks werent important, I just wanted the performance of bigger brakes.
I think the Baer kits use C4 front calipers and mid 90's F-body rear calipers, so the performance/reliability is on par with OEM parts. They can even use OEM replacement parts such as pads etc. Which is a good thing if you're in a pinch and can't wait for a part to ship from Baer, you can just get it at NAPA etc..
 

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You pay alot for the name... if you don't care about having the baer logo on your calipers you can build the same system or a much better one for less money.They're pretty much nothing but re-badged OEM parts. 5 years ago they had a good selling point because of their brackets and pieces that made life much easier for a disc brake swap, but now you can get those pieces from any number of sources.
 

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I believe they purchase the calipers from PBR (so does GM) and machine their logo on them. This of course jacks up the price.

I would rather piece a kit together myself and save the money.
By looking at pbrperformance.com they don't even list brakes for Chevy? So how does GM buy there stuff from them, and how can I make them work for less $ than Baer?
 

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Sweet, they have some good stuff there. C6 Z51 rotors and calipers for a little more than half the price of the Baer's. Can't beat that with a stick. I especially know first-hand the quality of the C6 Z51 brakes, I love me and can't imagine baer's being any better to anyone short of a pro race car driver.
 

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as already stated, all Baer does is repackage oem Corvette and Camaro parts.
go to www.pozziracing.com and look in the brakes section to figure out how to put C4 (84-96) Corvette parts on the front of your car. the C5/C6 and LS1 Camaro stuff isn't that much different, either.
this will get you Baer brakes for less than half the price.
 

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I'll meet or beat anyone's price on PBR calipers. That includes the C6 Z06 6 piston calipers.

Our first gen. F-body kit & '64-'72 A-body short spindle will launch at the end of March (after the '65-'73 Mustang to Cobra brake kit launches next week).

Baer brakes are nice though. I've owned a few Baer setups, but the money saved by doing the swap yourself can go to other areas of your hot rod.

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I'll meet or beat anyone's price on PBR calipers. That includes the C6 Z06 6 piston calipers.

Our first gen. F-body kit & '64-'72 A-body short spindle will launch at the end of March (after the '65-'73 Mustang to Cobra brake kit launches next week).

Baer brakes are nice though. I've owned a few Baer setups, but the money saved by doing the swap yourself can go to other areas of your hot rod.

Joe
Having been Joe's guinea pig early on, I highly recommend his brake bracket designs! don't buy them from some random ebay guy that made them out of home depot metal!
 
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