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      02-04-2009, 09:08 PM   #1
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Anyone ever tried the Cool Carbon

Sport pads? I can't find a single post or thread with anyone using them.

Are there PFC pads that fit our stock calipers? I checked their website and that wasn't helpful.

I haven't changed my brake pads yet...10K miles now. I was looking at them a couple days ago when I put on my track wheels, and was wondering "how do I know if they're <50%?" I guess I would need to know what 100% looked like. Anyone have a pic of that?
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just checked the service menu and it says "20000" for front and "29000" for rear. Is that reliable? I have 10000 total now...have HPDE at end of month. Just need them to last through that.

Looking at them the front look pretty meaty - about 8mm? and rears are about 5?

Obviously I'm learning
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Sport pads? I can't find a single post or thread with anyone using them.

Are there PFC pads that fit our stock calipers? I checked their website and that wasn't helpful.

I haven't changed my brake pads yet...10K miles now. I was looking at them a couple days ago when I put on my track wheels, and was wondering "how do I know if they're <50%?" I guess I would need to know what 100% looked like. Anyone have a pic of that?
Orb recommended them a little while back. You could PM him for info.

See fourth post

I'm sure there will be a variety of PFC pads available for our cars. "When" is the question.
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      03-16-2009, 08:40 AM   #4
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Sport pads? I can't find a single post or thread with anyone using them.

Are there PFC pads that fit our stock calipers? I checked their website and that wasn't helpful.

I haven't changed my brake pads yet...10K miles now. I was looking at them a couple days ago when I put on my track wheels, and was wondering "how do I know if they're <50%?" I guess I would need to know what 100% looked like. Anyone have a pic of that?
I posted my first impressions here:
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=241075
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just checked the service menu and it says "20000" for front and "29000" for rear. Is that reliable? I have 10000 total now...have HPDE at end of month. Just need them to last through that.

Looking at them the front look pretty meaty - about 8mm? and rears are about 5?

Obviously I'm learning
I think you can wear them down to 3-4mm. The idrive "estimate" kind of works for street use, but it's not accurate for track driving--meaning you can see thousands of miles being dropped in a single session depending on what you are doing. If you only have 10000 street miles on your stock pads, my guess is that you should be fine, but I strongly suggest you get some proper track pads anyway--especially if you will be using track rubber. You don't want to end up with vibrations on your pedal for 3-4 weeks after your track day...
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Get Pagids. Much better for your track use.
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