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The Intima Honda Civic EP3 Type R in 2017

Intima Honda Civic Type R EP3

2017 has been a very busy year for the Intima Brakes Honda Civic EP3 Type R.
With simple bolt on engine modifications, coilover suspension and Intima brake pads, each visit to the race track wasn’t just about bettering lap times but also pushing the limits of our track compounds.

The Intima SR compound has long been the mainstream favourite for performance street driving with casual track use. It is a very predictable and dependable compound pulling up any vehicle quickly on demand whilst keeping noise and dust to a minimal.
With the street friendly ceramic compound installed in the Civic, several intense hotlaps were easily achievable out on track before needing a cool down.

Wakefield Park Raceway in NSW has been the testing ground this year and with the SR brake pads equipped front and rear, the current best time for our EP3 is 1:09.2 (Natsoft) – we believe this time to also be the record for a street registered EP3 around this track!

In September 2017, it was time to take on a new battleground and so the Civic was entered into Class 3 for Honda Nationals at Winton Raceway in Victoria.
The track focused Intima Type-D pads were installed up front for better fade resistance on the longer 3km track.
First time on Winton tarmac for both driver and vehicle, a best time of 1:39.7 via Natsoft was a great outcome placing the full weight EP3 5th out of a very competitive 17 car field.
Where the Type-D compound intentionally lacks initial bite, the driver is rewarded with relentless and strong progressive stopping power lap after lap.

The front brake setup on the EP3 Type R is very basic consisting of the factory single piston calipers, factory brake lines, 300mm slotted rotors and factory sized brake pads which have a relatively small contact area – this setup is also shared with the S2000, DC5 Type R and FN2 Civic Type R.
By simply installing Intima brake pads, the car was transformed dramatically by inspiring confidence in the driver to dive deeper and push harder.

When it’s time for you to choose the right Intima compound for your Honda, the formula is simple.
If your car sees the street more than it does the track, the flexible SR full ceramic compound is for you.
Otherwise for the confidence and dependable stopping power required for the track, opt for the Type-D.

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Good news for MY15+ WRX and Levorg owners

Not only is the new MY15+ model WRX and Levorg a huge step ahead from the previous model WRX’s in terms of performance, comfort and style, the most important update is the much larger caliper on the front brake setup borrowed from the Liberty range.

The stock brake pads do absolutely no wonders to the performance of the WRX and Levorg. Do yourself and your new car a favour, pickup some Intima IN1722 SS or SR pads to improve not just the stopping performance but overall safety too.

Intima Brake Pads WRX Levorg

 

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The Intima SR is here for the Nissan 370Z!

Nissan decided to do away with the ever popular gold Brembo calipers for their latest iteration of the Fairlady Z.
In it’s place are comparable 4 piston Akebono calipers front and rear which comfortably pull up the 370Z with ease.
Whilst the 370Z makes for an amazing drive around town day in and day out, Nissan really re-worked the chassis to make it a formidable presence on the track.
That’s where our SR compound really shines with the 370Z as it represents the best of both worlds.

Even if your Fairlady may never see the track, know that when the VQ37HR unleashes it’s full potential you have the right gear to stop time and time again confidentely, safely and quietly.

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The Perfect Choice for your 180SX, S13, S14 & S15

The S-chassis range of Nissan’s are the perfect canvas for modification as aftermarket parts are readily available for this solid platform. Equipped with a capable braking setup from the factory, Intima’s range of performance brake pads enhance the stopping power even further with our SS, SR and Type-D compounds.
When the time comes and you decide it’s time to upgrade, Intima has your braking game covered for your Skyline, Evo or GTR Brembo calipers.

As our popular SR compound naming implies, they’re made for the “SR”20DET Silvia and 180SXs!

Intima Brake Pads S13 S14 S15 180Sx

 

 

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Intima BrakesProduct Brochure Updated for 2017

It’s never been easier to choose the right compound for your vehicle.
From pure street to track and everything in between, Intima Brakes has a high performing brake pad for your application.

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Intima Type-D triumphs at Adelaide Motorsport Festival 2016

Bill Lakstins R32 GTR Adelaide Motorsport Festival Intima Type-D

Photo Credit: Tony Donoghue Photography

Another successful Adelaide Motorsport Festival has come and gone providing locals and visitors alike with a euphoria of automobile sights and sounds.
For many entrants, the simple joy of going wide open throttle through the twisty tarmac resulting in a wonderous gaze from the crowd was enough.
For one street registered Nissan Skyline R32 GTR though, it was all about maximum attack against the clock.

Equipped with Intima’s Type-D brake pads which provided ultimate fade resistance and stopping power, Bill and his Godzilla claimed first place against a field of highly competitive and race spec’d Nissans.
Good work Bill! Look forward to your next victory in your next event using our proven Type-D pads!Natsoft Nismo Challenge Intima Type-D brake pads
Check out Bill’s testimonial on our Type-D product page: http://www.intimabrakes.com.au/home-corporate/intima-type_d/ 

Bill Lakstins R32 GTR Adelaide Motorsport Festival Intima Type-D

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WTAC 2016 – Enter Intima

CNTSRacing R34 Intima

WTAC just keeps getting bigger and bigger each year with more competitors and new lap records.
2016 stayed true to this with the highly competitive clubsprint class comprising of more than 45 entrants, the biggest it’s ever been!
Being the entry level class for aspiring amateur drivers to make their mark, it’s not just a proving ground for their skills but also their vehicle setup.

Making their debut this year was Tim Burt and his Nissan Skyline R34 GTT.
Compared to the competition, the Skyline was quite tame with minimal aero, average width tyres and modest power. Knowing full well the braking requirements of the demanding high speed Sydney Motorsport Park GP circuit, Tim equipped the Evo Brembo calipers with the flagship Intima Type D brake pads for the front and Intima SR for the rear – a combo he advises works wonders for him even without ABS.

After two punishing days of maximum attack and scorching temperatures, the Intima equipped Skyline set a personal best of 1:45.9220 which placed them mid field in the rankings.
When asked how the brake pads held up he had absolutely no complaints about them, they pulled up consistently everytime.

Congratulations to Tim and his R34 for an amazing result, we’ll be watching him closely as he and the car progresses!

Follow him at: https://www.facebook.com/cntsracing/

Tim Burt R34 GTT Intima

 

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trak-life Intima Brake pad review

The three man team at trak-life who are passionate about the automotive and grass roots motorsport scene post up their impressions and findings on our SR and Type D brake pads.

http://www.trak-life.com/intima-brake-pads-review-sr-type-d/

 

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