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Old 07-27-2015, 10:47 PM   #1
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<p>1800lb, 120whp car used for autocross and HPDE.&nbsp; I usually run take off R-comps (SM 205-50 throw away HoHos) on 8&quot; wheels.&nbsp; I upgraded to a Goodwin V4 BBK with wilwood E compound front.&nbsp; Reason for upgrade was weight reduction and easier maintenance moreso than increase in stopping ability.&nbsp; 11&quot; factory sport brakes rear.&nbsp; My first Miata with a proper BBK, so I don't know what pads to put in the back.&nbsp; I don't care about dust or noise, but would prefer to be gentle on rotors if possible.&nbsp; Recommendations?&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p>
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Have you run the E compound on the track yet? Good pairing with that compound is a porterfield R4S - similar torque and peak temp, with more stable friction rise than the Hawk HPS - that E/R4S combo would do great for street/autox. However, for autox/HPDE with old hohos, you'll likely want more pad than that (more friction and more heat tolerance).

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<p>I ran a turbo Exocet that had Wilwoods at all corners with the E compound pads, and it was pretty epic.&nbsp; Have not ran my car yet, just hung the calipers yesterday.&nbsp; Car is currently 1800lbs but on a diet to 1500-ish (Exocet Race chassis on order).</p>
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Will have to meet up and put the exocet up against the eliminator - I'll likely be building one now after this weekend.
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Will have to meet up and put the exocet up against the eliminator - I'll likely be building one now after this weekend.
Exofest is at AMP on August 29th.&nbsp; How fast can you build?&nbsp; </p>
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