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please let me know which brake pads going best with OEM rotors?(please do not tell me it is AXXIS again because i am using it now and the "SHARP" sound coming out from it everytime i step on the brake) HATE IT...so want to search for new pads...
 

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OEM pads
 

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oem pads and wax your rims with meguiars yellow wax only if they have a clearcoat. It made a difference on my car.
 

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which one is better with stop force and low duct and don`t have SHARP sound coming out when i step on the brake...i am really piss at AXXIS right now....that sharp sound makes my car sounds CHEAP!!!
 

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DearDevil8 said:
which one is better with stop force and low duct and don`t have SHARP sound coming out when i step on the brake...i am really piss at AXXIS right now....that sharp sound makes my car sounds CHEAP!!!
Here's what I wrote in another thread...

Ok, I should include my impressions of the Hawk HPS pads. First of all they're super quiet, at least as quiet as the stock pads. Second, I notice the braking is more progressive and easier to modulate. Some people find the stock braking too touchy at times and the HPS takes care of that over-sensitivity.

According to experts like [email protected] and some driving instructor friends, Hawk HPS out-performs the stock pads and they're even suitable for light duty tracking (e.g. driving schools). I haven't done any hard braking yet as I just installed them, but I can attest that the dusting is a lot less than the stock pads.

Here's where I bought them from.

http://www.raceshopper.com/
 

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Jspeed/.......Thanks for the info....
how much did you paid for it.......just the pads...?
and how much you paid for install it? and where?
 

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how much did you paid for it.......just the pads...?
and how much you paid for install it? and where?
US$70 for the front pads, CAN$65 for installation. Are you in Vancouver too?
 

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Ahh, my favourite topic :)

Hawk HPS and EBC Green have good reputations for street pad. If you want top performance brake pad for street and good enough for light performance school, I highly recommend PORTERFIELDS R4S (don't confuse them with just "R4" version designed only for race track purposes.)

The front R4S pads cost about US$99 or CDN$150. Although I am on the East coast (Toronto), I ordered R4S pads before from a Vancouver place (
http://www.driversedgeautosport.com/ ) Good service, received pads in 2 - 3 days. They also have a warehouse in Seattle, US.

Here are some of their charateristics:
> quiet *
> 50+ % less brake dust than stock
> excellent perforfance when pads are cold or hot
> very good initial bite
> much better / noticeable braking power than BMW OEM pads or PAGID Street performance ones.

* NOTE: I have seen an occasional post saying R4S are making noise. I did not experience ANY noise. However, I always apply "Brake paste/anti-squeal compound" on the back portion of a pad during installation. There is a good chance if you apply anti-squeal compound to your Axxis, they may stop squicking (?)

P.S. Are you running AXXIS Deluxe, Metal Masters or Platinum version?

AlexM520
 

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DearDevil8 said:
i am running AXXIS Deluxe.....
the sund piss me off so bad.....
I had the exact same problem with my Axxis Deluxe pads. I took them to a brake specialist that someone over at DTMPower.net suggested and they told me that the pads were not sitting flush against the rotors, hence I was getting a loud sound everytime I hit the brakes. So the specialist replaced my Axxis pads with new pads and to be on the safe side he replaced my OEM rotors with new ones (also OEM). He also soaked the pads in "BG Stop Squeal" which is an anti-squeal compound. So far everything is working fine (no squealing). As for why my pads weren't sitting flush against the rotors, chances are that the people who installed my Axxis pads the first time didn't do a good job. Hope this helps. :thumbup:
 

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because the people who chance my pads are pretty good but they are kind of don`t like aftermarket things. ?Also, they told me that there is no way to fix the problem unless change other pads......so....i don`t know.....how much they charge you to install the pads..
 

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Jspeed said:

Here's what I wrote in another thread...

Ok, I should include my impressions of the Hawk HPS pads. First of all they're super quiet, at least as quiet as the stock pads. Second, I notice the braking is more progressive and easier to modulate. Some people find the stock braking too touchy at times and the HPS takes care of that over-sensitivity.

According to experts like [email protected] and some driving instructor friends, Hawk HPS out-performs the stock pads and they're even suitable for light duty tracking (e.g. driving schools). I haven't done any hard braking yet as I just installed them, but I can attest that the dusting is a lot less than the stock pads.

Here's where I bought them from.

http://www.raceshopper.com/
Thanks!! I just ordered a front and rear set :thumbup:
They have really competitve pricing!
 

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DearDevil8 said:
oem is good...but too dusty
I didn't see any reference to "dust" in the original question--thus my answer was OEM. =)

However if you throw the "dust" factor in...that's a different story. =)
 
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