stock pads

Ed Kellock ekellock at
Thu May 11 01:51:19 EDT 2006

I recently installed Mintex pads for UFOs which were not bevelled.

I "adjusted" them to fit as needed.

No squeal.  Work very well compared to previous Advanced Auto MKD### pads.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: 200q20v-bounces at 
> [mailto:200q20v-bounces at] On Behalf Of Brett Dikeman
> Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2006 6:41 PM
> To: Mike Del Tergo
> Cc: 200q20v at
> Subject: Re: stock pads
> On May 10, 2006, at 8:08 PM, Mike Del Tergo wrote:
> > My stock Mintex as provided by Audiconnection
> Mintex aren't OEM pads, but thanks for the reference to compare  
> to...also, Mintex makes a UFO pad?  Street, autox, or track/race?
> I'm hoping the R4S is as nice a street pad as the R4 was a 
> track pad...
> > BAcking plate to pad surface center 16.25 mm (incl backing plate
> > "bubble" 20.55mm)
> Hmm..looking at the pads I have- one is 16.2MM, the other is 15.2MM.
> I wonder if these pads are "correct" and the R4 pads I received back  
> in October were too thick?
> I guess I'll find out when I go to put these on...but the R4 pads  
> were -way- too thick and interfered with putting the rotor on the  
> car...and I tried just about everything, including removing the  
> caliper from the car at the suggestion of the dealer tech 
> that was on- 
> site.  Never had to do that with stock pads- they just 
> popped/dropped  
> on.
> Brett
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