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Old 04-02-2005, 07:02   #1 (permalink)
Hirsty's
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EBC brake pads ? Any good

Seen advertised EBC pads and seen some in local factors ( green red blue ) I
assume for different braking usage. Never heard of them are they any good
and if so do they have any inherrant problems like brake fade etc.

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Old 04-02-2005, 09:02   #2 (permalink)
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Re: EBC brake pads ? Any good

Hirsty's wrote:
> Seen advertised EBC pads and seen some in local factors ( green red blue ) I
> assume for different braking usage. Never heard of them are they any good
> and if so do they have any inherrant problems like brake fade etc.
>
> John H
>


Yes, very good - even better when warm. little, if not
zero, brake dust.

Green ones would prob be the best.
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Old 04-02-2005, 11:03   #3 (permalink)
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On or around Sat, 02 Apr 2005 16:37:03 GMT, Mungo
<mungodotfive@ntlworld.com> enlightened us thusly:

>Hirsty's wrote:
>> Seen advertised EBC pads and seen some in local factors ( green red blue ) I
>> assume for different braking usage. Never heard of them are they any good
>> and if so do they have any inherrant problems like brake fade etc.
>>
>> John H
>>

>
>Yes, very good - even better when warm. little, if not
>zero, brake dust.
>
>Green ones would prob be the best.


Paddock have a special on 'em at the moment, ISTR. Or newly available, or
something.

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Old 04-02-2005, 15:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: EBC brake pads ? Any good

Hirsty Hi,

fellow members of the club have used them on D110 (with the 3.5 carburated
engine), a Camel Trophy 200Tdi Discovery (which weights around 2.800 kgs)
and a RaRo 4.6 HSE.

All of them are extremely satisfied, report extremely low levels of brake
dust and a huge difference in brake fading.

Take care
Pantelis

"Austin Shackles" <austinNOSPAM@ddol-las.net> wrote in message
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> On or around Sat, 02 Apr 2005 16:37:03 GMT, Mungo
> <mungodotfive@ntlworld.com> enlightened us thusly:
>
> >Hirsty's wrote:
> >> Seen advertised EBC pads and seen some in local factors ( green red

blue ) I
> >> assume for different braking usage. Never heard of them are they any

good
> >> and if so do they have any inherrant problems like brake fade etc.
> >>
> >> John H
> >>

> >
> >Yes, very good - even better when warm. little, if not
> >zero, brake dust.
> >
> >Green ones would prob be the best.

>
> Paddock have a special on 'em at the moment, ISTR. Or newly available, or
> something.
>
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Old 04-02-2005, 18:01   #5 (permalink)
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Re: EBC brake pads ? Any good

In article <TXx3e.928$DP.458@newsfe6-gui.ntli.net>,
magnum.458@ntlworld.com (Hirsty's) wrote:

> Seen advertised EBC pads and seen some in local factors ( green red

blue
> ) I
> assume for different braking usage. Never heard of them are they any

good
> and if so do they have any inherrant problems like brake fade etc.


Good enough to get the back off the ground on my CBR at <cough> MPH

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Old 04-02-2005, 23:01   #6 (permalink)
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Re: EBC brake pads ? Any good

On or around Sun, 3 Apr 2005 01:13:17 +0300, "Pantelis Giamarellos"
<pantg@otenet.gr> enlightened us thusly:

>Hirsty Hi,
>
>fellow members of the club have used them on D110 (with the 3.5 carburated
>engine), a Camel Trophy 200Tdi Discovery (which weights around 2.800 kgs)
>and a RaRo 4.6 HSE.
>
>All of them are extremely satisfied, report extremely low levels of brake
>dust and a huge difference in brake fading.


Hmm. might try them on the 300 TDi - that has iffy braking, sometimes,
although I don't think it's fade per se, since it happens most often with
the brakes cold. I don't suppose a new set of pads would hurt it though.

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Old 04-02-2005, 23:01   #7 (permalink)
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On or around Sun, 3 Apr 2005 02:19 +0100 (BST),
niamh@4x4cymru.spamtrapped.co.uk (Niamh Holding) enlightened us thusly:

>In article <TXx3e.928$DP.458@newsfe6-gui.ntli.net>,
>magnum.458@ntlworld.com (Hirsty's) wrote:
>
>> Seen advertised EBC pads and seen some in local factors ( green red

>blue
>> ) I
>> assume for different braking usage. Never heard of them are they any

>good
>> and if so do they have any inherrant problems like brake fade etc.

>
>Good enough to get the back off the ground on my CBR at <cough> MPH


hehe. Mind, 'most any brakes should do that on a modern sports bike.

I don't have this trouble with the 1974 BMW, with TLS drum.

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Old 04-03-2005, 08:01   #8 (permalink)
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In message <5plt41tbcp2t8pi7s3oei65r006185udio@4ax.com>
Austin Shackles <austinNOSPAM@ddol-las.net> wrote:

> On or around Sat, 02 Apr 2005 16:37:03 GMT, Mungo
> <mungodotfive@ntlworld.com> enlightened us thusly:
>
> >Hirsty's wrote:
> >> Seen advertised EBC pads and seen some in local factors ( green red blue ) I
> >> assume for different braking usage. Never heard of them are they any good
> >> and if so do they have any inherrant problems like brake fade etc.
> >>
> >> John H
> >>

> >
> >Yes, very good - even better when warm. little, if not
> >zero, brake dust.
> >
> >Green ones would prob be the best.

>
> Paddock have a special on 'em at the moment, ISTR. Or newly available, or
> something.
>


They've been available for ages from some reatailers. Cough!

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Old 04-03-2005, 11:02   #9 (permalink)
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> I don't have this trouble with the 1974 BMW, with TLS drum.

Don't need a servo either!!
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Old 04-03-2005, 14:05   #10 (permalink)
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On Sat, 02 Apr 2005 14:25:55 GMT, "Hirsty's" <magnum.458@ntlworld.com>
wrote:

>Seen advertised EBC pads and seen some in local factors ( green red blue ) I
>assume for different braking usage. Never heard of them are they any good
>and if so do they have any inherrant problems like brake fade etc.
>
>John H


Very good. I fitted them (green) to my Disco, along with stainless
hoses and drilled vented front disks. The fluid was changed at the
same time.

The brake performance was transformed - easy to lock up at almost any
speed and absolutely no fade that I could detect in normal use. I may
have imagined it, but they perhaps felt a little 'soft' on the first
use of the day, as if there was something to be rubbed off the surface
of disk and / or pad.

I bought the bits from David of this parish - not a lot more expensive
than the standard genuine parts. Of course, fitting those parts would
probably have made a big difference to my well worn setup as well....
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