What brake pads are you guys using on your SRT8's..back in 06 i used posi quiet pads low dust and seemed to work well..but 6 yrs later do they have something better?...I want low dust i hate the way the wheels get dirty from just driving down the block...lol...so whats new out there?..or are people still using Posi quiets?
2006 BB 300C SRT8.,LMI cai,BT oil catch, bilstein shocks all around, dc sport top carbon steel strut tower bar, challanger motor mounts., alpine touch screen,Blue tops,Custom exhaust suitcase removed...magnaflow resonators 4 inch tips,93 CAI Tune,zex kit installed,Nitrous outlet plate.Running nano too.
(a) Apply copper grease to the back of brake pad,
(b) but also most importantly apply to the top and bottom ends of the pad, see photo for illustration.
(c) Blast the callipers and disc with brake cleaning fluid before installation.
(d) After a weeks worth of driving, give another blast of spray with brake cleaning fluid to remove any loose dust. Dust will look pink in colour, its the residue or remains of the course material applied during manufacturing process to the contact surface of the pad designed to aid with initial bedding process. EBC is notoriously known for that, so blast away as much of that dust as possible and give the wheels a wash too. You won't need to do (d), to stock pads though
The posi quiet seemed to be good low on Dust they didnt seem bad on stopping?...And i go to the track so i would need a pad that i can use in the street and at the track...
Wait, you've been to the track while using Posi Quiet pads? Or am I misreading the sequence of events?
The pads you got way back were Posi Quiet Semi Metallic. The newer Posi Quiet Ceramic have better bite and friction, and nearly the same low dust. For dual-use, though I concur with the suggestion to use StopTech Street Performance pads. For the non-SRT8 300C, they're branded as Centric Fleet Performance, but it's the exact same compound.
Yeah i race 1/4 mile not Road racing...i got posi quiets so there a new design?...are they ok?
Oh, that's OK then. A single braking event at the end of the 1/4 mile drag strip is not going to bother the big SRT8 brakes at all, even with low dust street pads.
There are three different "flavors" of Posi Quiet pads. They are Semi Metallic, Ceramic, and Extended Wear. The first Posi Quiet pads available for the SRT8 were Semi Metallic. A few years ago, they added Ceramic to the product mix. Extended Wear is not yet available.
Compared to Posi Quiet Semi Metallic, the Posi Quiet Ceramic has better bite, higher friction, similar low dust, and just slightly higher pad and rotor wear rates. I prefer them.
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