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Old 07-30-2008, 04:54 AM   #1
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Has anyone tried this? I am installing NickT's CNC-slotted Aero rotors on my '99 9-3 with Hawk HPS pads and SS lines. In the rear I am also putting slotted rotors (standard size) and SS lines.

What pads would be a good bet for the rear?

I was thinking with going for an even stickier rear pad, since I have a smallish rotor in the rear, maybe it will balance out the bigger front brakes some.

Hawk HPS in the rear? Yellow or Red Stuff?
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Old 07-30-2008, 11:35 AM   #2
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I have EBC slotted/dimpled rotors all around with Yellow stuff in the front and greens in the rear. Its been the best stopping power for me , nice and even the nose doesnt seem to dive.
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Yeah, i think I'm going to put Green Stuff in the rear, higher friction than OEM...The Hawks seem really good after finishing the bed-in this AM. Can't wait to do the rears!
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What pads would be a good bet for the rear?

I was thinking with going for an even stickier rear pad, since I have a smallish rotor in the rear, maybe it will balance out the bigger front brakes some.
I've heard that this is a really good idea to go better in the back, like you said evens out the braking.
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