Upgraded brake pads

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Upgraded brake pads

Postby DE80q » Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:07 pm

I'm currently running OEM pads on my 80q with G60's up front. What would be a good upgraded pad for my setup? I'm not looking for race pads, but a performance pad would be nice to have with the retards on the roads around here jamming on the brakes for no reason...
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Re: Upgraded brake pads

Postby PRY4SNO » Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:35 pm

Hawk HPS get great reviews.
Pagid RS4 are well regarded as well.
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Re: Upgraded brake pads

Postby vt10vt » Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:23 am

PRY4SNO wrote:Hawk HPS get great reviews.
Pagid RS4 are well regarded as well.

Both of these are good options. I've used EBC stuff before and they bit pretty good too (Green or Red). Look for something more street/auto-x oriented than track oriented because you won't ever get a track pad up to a high enough temp to actually bite properly.
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Re: Upgraded brake pads

Postby ringbearer » Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:15 pm

I like Textars except the brake dust. I’ll probably try a ceramic and deal with the noise next time.
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Re: Upgraded brake pads

Postby 90quattrocoupe » Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:21 am

Before I went to Porsche brakes I used CarboTech on both the front and rear. Low dust and upgraded pads. I used the 1521 pads for the street. I still use the same pads for the street on my upgraded brakes setup.

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