Whether you're driving the supercharged 6.2-liter SRT Demon HEMI V-8, the Challenger Hellcat, the GT or the SXT, you thing's for sure — you've got more ponies under your hood than almost any other production car on the market. In fact, if you've got the Demon, you're talking an insane 840 HP and 770 foot-pounds of torque. You're going to need some powerful brakes to pull the reins on all those ponies, and we've got just the thing: 2008-2022 Challenger big brake kits.
When it comes to the track or the drag strip, heat is the biggest enemy to braking power. When things get too hot, some of the pad can liquify, causing what we call "glazing." The melted pad material reforms into a crystalized substance and that can cause jittering, vibration and even cracks. With their oversized calipers and pads, big brake kits keep things cooler by spreading out all the friction over a larger area. Its larger mass lets the whole system absorb more heat overall, keeping it cooler longer and giving you better braking in extreme conditions.
Our kits come with everything in one convenient package and include calipers, rotors and pads. We carry them in a range of styles. For rotors, we have slotted, drilled and drilled and slotted. Slotted styles boast a higher coefficient of friction than others, meaning you'll use less energy to stop your vehicle, while drilled rotors use holes up and down the rotor surface to perform better in wet conditions.
We also offer pads in a variety of materials, from ceramic to semi-metallic. Ceramic pads boast incredible durability and they dissipate heat quickly, while semi-metallic styles produce more dust and noise, but they also offer supreme braking power, making them an excellent choice for the track or the strip.
If the stock brakes on your Dodge Challenger aren’t giving you the performance you need or fall short on style, it’s time to look at our line of Challenger big brake kits. When you install bigger aftermarket rims, you might find that the original brake disks and calipers get lost in that big new space. If the brakes are looking tired, it's probably the right time to replace them with the latest in big-brake technology. When you install a big brake kit, you get to choose exactly the size, materials, and colors that meet your specifications. Why do you want a big brake kit? If you do any competition driving that involves high speeds and, in particular, a lot of hard braking, a big brake kit could mean the difference between taking home that trophy or being just another runner. The OEM brakes on the Challenger have been designed to support spirited road driving. In normal daily driving, we don’t have to use the brakes that frequently and certainly don’t need to apply massive braking force a lot of the time. On the track or in autocross, you could be on the brakes almost as much as you’re on the gas. This kind of driving puts the brakes through a challenging workout, driving up the temperatures in the pads, calipers, and brake fluid. If those temperatures get too high, you can suffer from loss of pedal feel and brake fade. Bigger rotors, calipers, and pads provide a lot more surface area. This increased area improves absorption of heat and radiation of that heat away from the brakes. Of course, big brake kits also look fantastic, making them the ideal upgrade to go with the latest extra-big wheels and tires. When you want to dominate on the track or the street, you’ll love having the latest high-tech braking solution on display in your Challenger.