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      03-02-2012, 04:51 PM   #1
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Review: Endless Brake Pads

Review: Endless Brake Pads

for StopTech Trophy ST60 ST40 BBK
Endless ME20 Front
Endless N35S Rear

I can't write too much as I haven't even had them for a week yet...

But I have to say: Endless pads are a great pad.
Unfortunately, I don't have experience with many pads, but I have driven a couple cars with different pad compounds.

My fav feature on these pads is that they bite almost immediately. I say "almost" cause I still have to push the pedal down a little

At AutoClub, they stopped my car effortlessly. I would do several high speed to low speed stops without an issue.

The first time I really got on it, my head almost hit my steering wheel as I wasn't expecting such a strong stop! (crappy seatbelts FTL..)

They do squeak a bit more than I'd like to after the track day, but not as bad as my StopTech Street Perf pads did.

Thank you wwjd15, Ricky@R's Tuning, for helping me get my Endless pads

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      03-02-2012, 07:40 PM   #2
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you persians living large. StopTech love it.
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      03-02-2012, 08:30 PM   #4
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It's the oil! Haha
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      03-02-2012, 08:53 PM   #5
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Hmmmm. My stoptech performance pads dont make a sound they sometimes feel sort of rough the next day after the event, but get back to normal fast.
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Hmmmm. My stoptech performance pads dont make a sound they sometimes feel sort of rough the next day after the event, but get back to normal fast.
Mine make noise after an event, always

but then... I have an event a couple days later... so I can't comment on if it goes back to normal or not as I don't daily drive it much... if it wasn't for track miles and driving to Irvine to go to the shop (80mi), I'd prly only have like 4-5k miles on my car in the past year
I only live 7 mi from work...
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Mine make noise after an event, always

but then... I have an event a couple days later... so I can't comment on if it goes back to normal or not as I don't daily drive it much... if it wasn't for track miles and driving to Irvine to go to the shop (80mi), I'd prly only have like 4-5k miles on my car in the past year
I only live 7 mi from work...
I see. I was talking more about the pedal feel, but it does go away after a few miles. No noise i am on stock calipers and disks, maybe thats the reason.
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I see. I was talking more about the pedal feel, but it does go away after a few miles. No noise i am on stock calipers and disks, maybe thats the reason.
This system has a much better pedal feel than the stock system did with StopTechs
I ran that set up (stock calipers/rotors, StopTech Street Perf pads) for a couple months
Pedal feel was crap once I boiled the fluid haha. but even after a flush, it wasn't as good as this, though i'm not surprised lol.
But it was still good. I really liked the ST Pads
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I hear great thing about these pads and how they are very streetable. I almost went with a set as well, but decided to still stick with my StopTech Street Perf pads and PFC 06 combo.

You mention that the initial bite is pretty instantaneous. Do you feel like you still have the ability to modulate your braking power fairly well?
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Thank you Sean! I'm glad you like the Endless I chose.

For people who doesn't know Endless, I can mix match compound to get the braking power at your preference, such as high initial bite, progress bite, noise-free, low speed progress, high speed progress, low speed high initial, high speed agressive bite, etc.
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Love the big initial bite of my Endless ME20.
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Thank you Sean! I'm glad you like the Endless I chose.

For people who doesn't know Endless, I can mix match compound to get the braking power at your preference, such as high initial bite, progress bite, noise-free, low speed progress, high speed progress, low speed high initial, high speed agressive bite, etc.
Since the rear Brembos are on backorder until the end of March, for the short term I'll be using ME20s in the front with Brembos and StopTech Street Performance pads with the stock rotors and calipers in back. Would you have any idea how this combination might behave at the track? Thanks.
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Since the rear Brembos are on backorder until the end of March, for the short term I'll be using ME20s in the front with Brembos and StopTech Street Performance pads with the stock rotors and calipers in back. Would you have any idea how this combination might behave at the track? Thanks.
You might feel a bit less initial bite at high speed braking, also less stopping power during up-hill session at the track. It's perfectly fine to run that combo though.
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I want some Endless pads now...
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so a small update....

This really is the best brake system combo i have ever used in terms of stopping power + pedal feel

But they do squeak a bit on the street here and there (sometimes it can get bad, and sometimes it doesn't even squeal so iono).

Nonetheless, I love them. They're pricey, but they haven't really lost any life after ~3 track days and ~3k miles (actually I'd say closer to 2kish, I have only driven 700 mi on my car since May...)
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Is that a typo that you used me20 in the front and n35s in the rear? The n35s is supposed to have a stronger initial bite and higher coefficient of friction than the me20
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+1; I used to run the Endless Vito Nuova in my Evo and loved em
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