Ok so, I think this next auto-x is going to kill my OEM brakes. I replaced them in January and they would have made it through 3 auto-x's and should end up with about 15 or so auto-x runs on them after the one next week. I think I need something that is not going to wear as quickly and that has less fade. I don't really notice fade much on the auto-x course, but I have almost melted the brakes on "fun" mountainy roads. I have heard Hawks are good, but have noise issues unless they are really heated up. I've heard Green Stuff works well, but I havn't heard much about their use on BMWs. I know Pagid (OEM supplier) makes some upgraded pads. So I know there are a lot of options out there, but for Road/Light Track use which should I get? BTW the car might actually see some real track use. I SE Oklahoma there is a track that does wheel to wheel racing (tons of rules though) and basically all you need is a helmet. I might be going up there on this set of brakes...
All of the companys you listed make great brake pads. They also make pads meant to do just what you want. Hawk HP and EBC Green stuff are meant for aggressive daily driving, and some track use. However, Hawk HP+ and EBC Red Stuff, are just for track use.
To many people go straight for the race pad and then complain about them.
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