Brake Pads

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Steve_D

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11,998 posts

195 months

Friday 5th January 2018
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What is the current favourite make/model of pads these days?
A search finds plenty of prior threads but pad formulas are changing all the time so a favourite of 3 years ago may not be true today.
Pagid RS29 was a popular option in 2015.

Should say the car will mainly be track use but it will need to get IVA first so need something with a bit of bite when cold.

Thanks
Steve

andygtt

8,291 posts

201 months

Friday 5th January 2018
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Pagid RSL01

More bite than the RS29's, kinder on discs and high temp ranges.... Ive just bought 3 pairs to kit the noble out with them smile

deadscoob

2,017 posts

197 months

Friday 5th January 2018
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Are these replacements or alternatives to rs29s Andy?
I love my rs29s, if there are now pads that are better in all ears smile

andygtt

8,291 posts

201 months

Monday 8th January 2018
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Replacement I think... but RS29's are still available as they have a big following.

According to Pagid they outperform the RS29 in every way... we will see.

Streetbeat

11 posts

13 months

Monday 8th January 2018
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Carbone Lorraine Rc5+ for road and track or if you track more RC6.
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dobx

46 posts

161 months

Monday 8th January 2018
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Streetbeat said:
Carbone Lorraine Rc5+ for road and track or if you track more RC6.
+1. I use CL RC5+ for road and track. They are excellent even when cold. They are a bit pricey and can be noisy until they have some use in them.

John1949

43 posts

132 months

Tuesday 9th January 2018
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deadscoob

2,017 posts

197 months

Thursday 11th January 2018
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andygtt said:
Replacement I think... but RS29's are still available as they have a big following.

According to Pagid they outperform the RS29 in every way... we will see.
Cool cheers for the info, sounds good. Be interested to see how you get on with them.