Brake Pad Recommendations for Street

Shayne thequattroking at
Wed Jul 24 20:11:48 EDT 2002

I like the pads Taka mentioned.  Infact, I run the Hawk on my V8.  But, I
think that Ferrodo pads stop a bit better when cold.  Yet, they retain great
hot performance.


Shayne P.

Oakland, CA.

Enough Audis to give plenty of headaches.

Parting:  1972 Mercedes Benz 280 SE 4.5

> Pagid Black (aka 4-2-1), Porterfield R4-S or Hawk HPS get my vote.
> They dust quite a bit, but they're quite aggressive pads and should
> get the job done. SS lines might help w/ the pedal feel.
> Look into getting a brake upgrade, perhaps? My BIRA S2UFO works great,
> now I have to worry about getting rear-ended on the street rather than
> worrying about the brakes slowing me down.
> One of the things that was evident in driving my new 200 was that the
> G60s really struggle to pull it down from speed or even stop it at
> moderate speeds.
> Since I'll be using it as a commuter I need pads with instant bite even
> when cold.
> Any recommendations?  Anyone tried the EBC stuff?


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