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Old 06-28-2016, 02:03 PM   #1
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Pads for Boxster S 2001 - EBC / Hawk / Mitrex

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I need to replace my pads and was wondering if i should go with EBC, Hawk or Mitrex, i don't take my car to the track but drive aggressively..

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Old 06-28-2016, 02:25 PM   #2
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EBC Red Stuff is a good choice
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+1 on the Redstuff. I use them on the street and on the track ( DE) and they work well, low dust and no noise.
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Hi,


I need to replace my pads and was wondering if i should go with EBC, Hawk or Mitrex, i don't take my car to the track but drive aggressively..

Thanks for your replaies!
For street use, and even autocross, use the OEM pads. They are very good without the negative effects like squealing, heavy dusting, and rotor wear that you get from racing pads.

I switch to Pagid RS-14 for track use, but switch back to OEM pads as soon as possible after a track event.
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Old 06-29-2016, 05:02 PM   #5
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IIRC, OEM/stock pads dust a fair bit
Most ceramic pads are low or no dust
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Old 06-30-2016, 01:56 PM   #6
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Mintex are great. The cheapest oem pad and the coefficient of friction is better than the very expensive brembo pads.

I used mine in a DE event and they worked great. No fade. You will lose about 1/3 to half the pad material.
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+1 for EBC Red stuff pads. Great bite with low dust. They don't need to warm up either. Oem pads are the worst for dust.

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IIRC, OEM/stock pads dust a fair bit
Most ceramic pads are low or no dust
Agree 100%... Been there done that

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+1 on EBC. That's my choice on the street.
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+1 for EBC Red stuff pads. Great bite with low dust. They don't need to warm up either. Oem pads are the worst for dust.

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