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#13: 12-10-2012, 05:11 PM
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Originally Posted by rob View Post
From your testing, how would you compare the HPS and StopTech side-by-side?

I have been less than impressed with the HPS pads on my '05 LGT. As per other complaints, the cold stopping behavior is not up what I would expect from a good street pad (and worse when wet). I am seriously considering switching them out for something else.

Seems odd as the Hawks actually have much better initial bite than the Stoptechs. The Stoptechs however have a higher heat tolerance and are less likely to chunk up from heat.

The only thing I can think is that the HPS were not properly bedded in when initially installed and you now have glazing of the rotors which can lead to poor braking in cold/rain situations.

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