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Old 06-21-2019, 12:14 AM
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^ checked those out, thanks for the heads up dude. They are cheap - advertised locally for only $160AUD. Ferodo recommend an FRP3148 for the wilwood 7816 shape - but according to the website they don't do it DS1.11 compound.
The one you suggested is pretty close, but only 12.5mm, vs the 16ish mm for the dynapro radials.

https://ecat.ferodoracing.com/car-ra...e-pads/FRP3148
https://www.ferodoracing.com/product...ng-brake-pads/

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Old 06-21-2019, 04:26 AM
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Originally Posted by plohl View Post
^ checked those out, thanks for the heads up dude. They are cheap - advertised locally for only $160AUD. Ferodo recommend an FRP3148 for the wilwood 7816 shape - but according to the website they don't do it DS1.11 compound.
The one you suggested is pretty close, but only 12.5mm, vs the 16ish mm for the dynapro radials.

https://ecat.ferodoracing.com/car-ra...e-pads/FRP3148
https://www.ferodoracing.com/product...ng-brake-pads/
Yup they are only 12.5mm but they last ages so it doesn't really matter. DS UNO is probably the better compound but I don't think it comes in either the FRP3148 or the FRP502 shapes. I run the DS1.11 on the front and rear of my car and they are awesome, especially if you are doing any hillclimb sprints where you are starting from cold. I used to run track pads but they had far too much bite and the first few corners I either couldn't stop or locked the brakes.

Rears I used to have to cut the oem shape by hand which is a mission, but I have Wilwood calipers for the rear now so I can get a shape to fit.
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Old 06-21-2019, 06:50 AM
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So to clarify the pad shape is FRP502, and these should work for the Dynalites and Dynapros with minor backing plate modifications?

They are pretty cheap (~100 euro) and if they really dont wear on the rotors that much they would be an ideal street pad which could handle some thrashing.
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Old 06-21-2019, 03:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Madjak View Post
Yup they are only 12.5mm but they last ages so it doesn't really matter. DS UNO is probably the better compound but I don't think it comes in either the FRP3148 or the FRP502 shapes. I run the DS1.11 on the front and rear of my car and they are awesome, especially if you are doing any hillclimb sprints where you are starting from cold. I used to run track pads but they had far too much bite and the first few corners I either couldn't stop or locked the brakes.

Rears I used to have to cut the oem shape by hand which is a mission, but I have Wilwood calipers for the rear now so I can get a shape to fit.
You can get FRP504Z (DSUNO). I've got a set in my box cut for a Dynapro ready to go on, but I'm still using DS1.11 fronts for less mu with Gloc R8 rears. My bias valve is almost fully open and I don't quite have enough rear bias under light trail braking so I'd like stronger rears.

I suspect DSUNO front with DS1.11 rear would work very well, but can't get the rears without some cutting up. Madjak do you have a picture of how you did it? It looks like you'd need to lose pad depth on the inner pad and I don't fancy hacking up actual pad material since that stuff won't be good for lungs.... I did talk to Ferodo about getting them made up, but I'd have to order 5 sets in one go and they wouldn't be cheap.

I was really surprised no one here seemed to be using DS1.11. In the UK, it's very widely used on all platforms. I've used it on my Megane 265 for years and my dad uses them on his R35 GT-R. Lots of mu from cold, good when hot, great life (but this reduces quickly if running >650C) The NVH isn't even bad either unless you only drive on the road and they need re-bedding. From my experience on the Megane, the DSUNO has similar cold bite but does rise with temperature. Once up to temperature it feels like a super DS1.11, though the life seems to drop quicker than the DS1.11 above 650C.
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Old 06-21-2019, 11:31 PM
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I'm not sure how they would work on the street. Pad life would be way less than a street pad surely.

For the Oem rear I had the pad width ground down by the brake guys. It was on $20 or something. I can have a look for the shape I used if you need. Cutting them was a bit painful and you need to me careful where the holes in the backing plate sit on the final pad.

I think it's best to run the same compound front and rear otherwise the bias changes with temp.

I'm now running Wilwood powerlites on the rear so I can get the right pad.

These pads are worth the effort though. Someone needs to order a batch cut to shape and sell them.
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Old 06-22-2019, 05:40 PM
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So no feed back on modifying the PFC's?
Got a mate in the US on holidays, would be sweet to get him to bring me back some brake pads, and pretty set on using the PFC's. I like them in the NA8 brakes, which is surprising cause I hated them when I first put them in.
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does anyone know if 11.75 TSE kit will clear Koenig wide open 8" - 25mm ET? Thanks
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