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      08-31-2012, 08:34 AM   #45
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Originally Posted by Gearhead999s View Post
I have run the ST60 with the Stoptech pads and they were OK as long as you did not try to use them hard on track.I found that once they got hot they had poor pedal feel and very poor retardation.I normally run a Pagid RS14/29 combo that gives me a slightly front bias on brake balance.I run street tires(NT05's) and I did not have a problem running the Stoptech pads off the car quite quickly compared to using a proper track pad.
Playing devil's advocate here, but this is on ST60/ST pads (and driving pretty hard ):



I see how you would want more friction for slicks etc., but I personally don't think running hawk or PFC or whatever will be faster than ST pads on a true street tire. And I only ran through 1/6-1/8 of the fronts at Barber in 3 hours on track.