I don't have a favorite brand of street pad, I use Hawk or Carbotech on the racecars.
Generally the softer pads will grip well, no warm-up needed, and they wear fast (dirty wheels).
I suspect that some of the popularity of the modern pad material is more about long-lasting pads and clean wheels, than the actual braking characteristics & performance.
Just my opinion of course.
: I'll check the rears. Apart from
: adjustments I have not given them any
: As for the pads, do you have any
: comments about the difference in feel
: between basic organic pads and ceramic
: Doug L.
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: GT-6 brakes!
: Seriously, compared to the GT-6 and
: TR-6 with big brakes & servo, the
: Spit does lack, but I agree, I would
: first get the rotors turned and fit
: some street pads, nothing special, but
: don't forget the rears.
: Although they don't do nearly as much
: work, if they're not up to spec, it
: will be noticeable.
: If the drums are glazed, there won't be
: any self-servo action.
: Also get the shoes arced to the new
: diameter of the freshly machined drums.
: This is VERY important to get the most
: out of drum brakes.