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Old 11-08-2018, 07:02 PM
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JCW brake install

I just scored a great deal on used JCW brake kit for my 2013 MCS. I need to install new pads when I install them. Which pads? I only do street driving, no track. What are people recommending / using?

Hawk (which model?), OEM JCW or EBC?
 
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Old 11-08-2018, 09:07 PM
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We use the EBC reds on the JCW brakes for street use as they work great, have good feel and low dust without breaking the bank.
https://www.waymotorworks.com/jcw-br...tuff-pads.html

We sell the Hawks too, but not had good luck with them so I don't use them
https://www.waymotorworks.com/jcw-ha...-pads-r56.html

stock work but very dusty
https://www.waymotorworks.com/jcw-jo...-pads-r56.html
 
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Old 11-09-2018, 05:11 AM
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I have EBC Reds in my JCW kit. Fine for daily street driving but I have experienced brake fade on some spirited mountain road driving, considering switching to Yellows or Hawk HP Plus.
 
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Old 11-09-2018, 07:49 AM
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I pulled the trigger on OEM mini pads. Maybe I should have considered Hawk or EBC pads. I thought I read good things about the OEM pads?
 
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Old 11-10-2018, 08:34 PM
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The OEM pads work well but are really dusty. EBC reds are great for street, much less dust. That's what I have in now.
 
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Old 11-11-2018, 07:22 AM
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I already ordered OEM pads, but will return them once they arrive. I just ordered EBC red pads from WMW.
 
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