Hawk pads Installation How to, directional pads?

Drew Boyd qu4ttro at gmail.com
Sun Jul 31 16:26:33 EDT 2005

drivers imagination...

On 6/22/05, SuffolkD at aol.com <SuffolkD at aol.com> wrote:
> Here's something from Peter B about directional pads (Hawks) during a track
> event, interesting info................ Who knew?
> Peter says:
> "BTW, I figured out that the Hawk pads in the front are a "one-way"
> design. I happened to toss the street pads in after the NHIS event
> backwards(probably due to my brain being frozen) and found that
> it required a *lot* more pedal to get the same braking effect. I
> pulled the pads twice to check, and found that I was getting full
> contact, so it wasn't due to uneven wear, but when I swapped them out
> after LRP, I notices a *really* small arrow on the inside pads in the
> center of the clip that seats itself inside the piston that points in
> the direction of travel. Once I got them back in the correct sides,
> braking performance increased *dramatically*."
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