I'm using EBC Yellow stuff and they work great. I went from not to good on braking to great. I don't have any experience with the others. I followed their break in steps to the letter, which is a lot of driving with very mild braking: I think it was 250 miles very easy braking, then 5 very aggressive brakes from 60 MPH to 40 MPH, then cool down drive. I'm getting a fair amount of brake dust, but they said that this is normal until full break in.
Another pad is Carbotech. I've used these on my cars for 20yrs. Currently use XP10 on front and XP8 on rear. This is on a roadster but would do fine on the coupe as well. I use the same compounds on my '02 Mustang track car. They will dust more than some so just keep your wheels clean. Forgot to mention, they do stop!
I am on my third year of using EBC yellow and still love them.
They do have some brake dist, but it's worth the stopping power with manual brakes.
I have used EBC on my vehicles for quite a while, always been satisfied with them.
I have an mk4 and ended up installing flowmaster to make the long drives tolerable. Now i am considering a gen3 65 but am concerned that tbey are even louder. What have others done to " quiet" theirs down. I hope this issue wont be a deal breaker.
I've reached a major milestone today. I have this coupe kit in my garage for a bit over three years, and I've finally got to the point where I can take off the body.
What better time to start a build thread!
This video should explain why it took so long to get here ...
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As there is a lot of wind noise coming from the 1/4 scoops I decided to make the block of windows. I would’ve ordered RT’s set but my driver to passenger side is different so had to make it custom per side.
Bought some Lexan and aluminum angle at HD and started engineering the solution. Made a...
Well, it's fast approaching so I wanted to kick off the build thread.
Let me first say to Factory Five: Please, please offer a 50/50 sale! I'll put in my order the first day I know about it!! I'll take delivery at any time and have the money in hand. I can also keep a secret if you let me in on...
Well got everything together yesterday after having to replace my distributor that took a crap. Got the Holley hyper spark set up with the box and the coil. Had to do a bunch of rewiring to make that all work. After first start up I realized the tach had to be wired into the hyper spark...
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