But I suspect if a group purchase was set up the price would drop...and no I am not suggesting I set this up at this point..[edit: that sounded harsh..did not mean it that way...just did not want to mislead anyone that I could take on a group purchase exercise...]zvezdah1 said:Michael, how much did they cost front and back?
When fitted you may notice some clunking/rattling of the pads in the front caliphers. Most aftermarket pad backing plates are just a fraction smaller than the original ones.YELOTUS said:came day early...but in case you are interested in the pad number and size/shape.
I strongly urge you to get dedicated track-only compound racing pads.eliseowner2b said:Im tracking my car in 3 weeks. I wonder if I should get these now or test the stock brakes to see how they hold up?
My TT has StopTechs with Porterfield pads... MUCH improved performance over stock and is only way to go for track events...tracking a TT with OEM brakes is very ill advised as many have found out. When I have been 'track master' for Audi club track events I have black flagged many of a TT due to impending brake failure. Again Stan's very fine technical assessment in right on the money...eliseowner2b said:Road Atlanta is fairly hard on brakes and I've found out how under rated brakes can ruin a track day. I've had 3 TT's and put Stoptech's on the second one (kept them for the 3rd too). I've run my Elise through the dragon's tail twice and it was fine. With stock brakes on my oldest TT I would get a lot of fade around the 1/2 way point and on the track they were gone after 20 minutes. Does anyone know how much it costs to replace the stock pads vs these porterfields? I've been running Motul in my TT's as well. Would it be a good idea to change the brake fluid as well? I haven't looked at the calipers closely but is this a do-it-yourself job or are there special tools required?
Thanks for feedback!!!