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Re: While we're on brakes......
On Tue, 15 Aug 1995, Andrew Duane USG/PE wrote:
> I have never heard of the Mintex pads, but I use the Repco's on
> my '89 100Q. However (warning: heresy alert!), I do not use the
> MetalMasters. I use their deluxe organics.
> I don't know that I'd recommend them for Auto-X or racing, but
> for street use I do, highly.
Andrew, (and everyone else)
I'll second that for the Deluxe pads. I was told, however, by
the distributor, that the Deluxe pads are the same compound as the
Metalmasters, just with less metal content. This makes them heat up
quicker, but they don't dissipate heat quite as well. I have a friend
that uses Deluxes on his adzaM 7XR for AutoXing just because they don't
require any warmup.
I use the Deluxes on my 5KCSTQ and love 'em. However, they did
get a little hot when I ran at Waterford Hills, but they still stopped the
car repeatedly from ~90 down to 35mph at the end of the straight. I also
have brand new crossdrilled rotors, and the combination works great for
the street. No warmup required, and phenominal brakes!
Graydon D. Stuckey
'86 Audi 5000 CS Turbo Quattro, GDS Racing Stage 1
'83 Mazda RX7 w/13B, GDS Racing Stage 58474