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Old 11-10-2005, 12:32 PM   #1
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Brake Pads

What kind of brake pads would you guys reccommend? I am going to install Zimmermann Crossdrilled rotors for both front and rear on my 2001 box. Any advise with pads will be helpful. I was lookin into PBR Ultimates (ceramic pads) or PBR Metal Masters.

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Old 11-10-2005, 12:39 PM   #2
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From the PCA Tech Page:

The popular pad now is the Pagid Orange. They do make some noise some times, it is inconsistent but it can be kind of nasty. I like them though, a lot, they work great, they are compatible, so you can use your existing rotors. If you can swing it the Pagid Yellows are even better for a street car, they handle more heat and tend to make less noise. That is the endurance pad like the big race teams use at the 24 hours of Daytona to avoid a rotor change. Still, if noise is a big deal, you need to stay with the stock pads. Otherwise the Pagid Orange is the no-brainer of choice for most people these days it seems.

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Old 11-10-2005, 01:41 PM   #3
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Textar makes good pads and these were recommended by my mechanic. Not too expensive or fancy... but they work and don't wear out your rotors prematurely.
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From the PCA Tech Page:

The popular pad now is the Pagid Orange. They do make some noise some times, it is inconsistent but it can be kind of nasty. I like them though, a lot, they work great, they are compatible, so you can use your existing rotors. If you can swing it the Pagid Yellows are even better for a street car, they handle more heat and tend to make less noise. That is the endurance pad like the big race teams use at the 24 hours of Daytona to avoid a rotor change. Still, if noise is a big deal, you need to stay with the stock pads. Otherwise the Pagid Orange is the no-brainer of choice for most people these days it seems.

Joel Reiser - PCA WebSite - 4/26/2004

Scott Slauson - PCA WebSite - 6/2/2004
The Pagid Yellow are a higher model of the Orange???
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Are we tracking the car or just street? What's your driving style, hard turns and braking or pretty calm?

Btw, Ceramics rock!! Mucho dinero, though.
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Are we tracking the car or just street? What's your driving style, hard turns and braking or pretty calm?

Btw, Ceramics rock!! Mucho dinero, though.

No track but i basically drive the **************** out of the car on the streets, love the corners, braking is pretty ruf..... So what pads you suggest?

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