Kevin nicely hosted us at his shop, Competizione Motors at Sears Point. He is a super knowledgeable Ferrari guy, and mostly works on race cars.|
He gave us a very useful list of tips, like:
remember to go easy during your first laps to bring the brakes up to temperature, or you can glaze and ruin them
he actually recommends bringing temperatures to 3psi above stock and make sure that you equalize left and right temperature after the first session.
it's a good idea to slightly engage the brakes to set tha pads before you do the heavy braking
which fluids are recommended
you don't want slick tires on a street car
carbon brakes vs older regular pads
F355 mini pad vs current F430 carbon pad: huge difference
Kevin nicely agreed to work on my car to work out the bugs that have been bothering me, like misbalance shaking, checking the alignment, fixing the front/read brake bias, and a general inspection of the car.