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Old 03-31-2008, 11:04 AM   #1
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Anything bad with Mintex brake pads?

These seem to be the least expensive ones going. Are they any good? What makes the Pagid any better?

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Old 04-01-2008, 03:35 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by Dragonwind
These seem to be the least expensive ones going. Are they any good? What makes the Pagid any better?
I cant say anything about mintex but i use Bagid Blue's and they are best universal brake bads for street/autocross/track, because of their outstanding grip while cold and hot, unlike most of pads that are good when cold but not hot or hot but not cold.
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Old 04-01-2008, 04:54 PM   #3
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My Boxster has pagids but my 944 ran mintex and they were fine.
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I've used both.. Mintex for the street and Pagid for the track. Both are very good, but I personally wouldn't use the Mintex for the track and conversly, wouldn't use the Pagid (orange) for the street. (The Mintex don't have the initial oomph the Pagid's do, and they tended to fade the one time I left them on, but are more than adequate for street use. The Pagid's are too hard on rotors for street use,, and they squeal, really badly, which is ok at the track but quite annoying on the street). To answer your question.. Mintex are good pads for street use, imho.

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Old 04-01-2008, 08:06 PM   #5
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I replaced the stock dust creating pads with Mintex right after I cleaned my wheels for the 4th time in a month....

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