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Sorry TS, i din try brembo yet.:listen:
contacted Hawk brake pad seller, received it this morning. Install diy myself.

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some diy clamp i got from baby lock gate, hahaha...
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Got few bruise, caliper bolts damn tight.
give it a run at my taman for safety. At first feel like i got bomb, but after run-in. Yup it bite better than previous duno what brand. For rm150 is good.
Will give more feedback after couple days.
Nice piston pushback tool.
I just use a G clamp for wood work which is heavy.
 

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Sorry TS, i din try brembo yet.:listen:
contacted Hawk brake pad seller, received it this morning. Install diy myself.
include grease too.

View attachment 566075
some diy clamp i got from baby lock gate, hahaha...
View attachment 566076
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View attachment 566078

Got few bruise, caliper bolts damn tight.
give it a run at my taman for safety. At first feel like i got bomb, but after run-in. Yup it bite better than previous duno what brand. For rm150 is good.
Will give more feedback after couple days.
That plastic tool can push the piston back in?

What Hawk Brake pad model?

Did you grease the floating pin?
 

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The spare parts shop which sells Trestor blue sells Brembo brake pads too. And the price is around 100 ish for common cars. The boss says its ori brembo not fake one ...
 

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The spare parts shop which sells Trestor blue sells Brembo brake pads too. And the price is around 100 ish for common cars. The boss says its ori brembo not fake one ...
FMP 3rd brand after Bendix and Trestor is Mergent pads. Website also shows they have the HP blue pads, but no details......lol:biggrin:
 

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Sorry TS, i din try brembo yet.:listen:
contacted Hawk brake pad seller, received it this morning. Install diy myself.
include grease too.

View attachment 566075
some diy clamp i got from baby lock gate, hahaha...
View attachment 566076
View attachment 566077
View attachment 566078

Got few bruise, caliper bolts damn tight.
give it a run at my taman for safety. At first feel like i got bomb, but after run-in. Yup it bite better than previous duno what brand. For rm150 is good.
Will give more feedback after couple days.
How did it feel like for now?
 

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Sorry TS, i din try brembo yet.:listen:
contacted Hawk brake pad seller, received it this morning. Install diy myself.
include grease too.

View attachment 566075
some diy clamp i got from baby lock gate, hahaha...
View attachment 566076
View attachment 566077
View attachment 566078

Got few bruise, caliper bolts damn tight.
give it a run at my taman for safety. At first feel like i got bomb, but after run-in. Yup it bite better than previous duno what brand. For rm150 is good.
Will give more feedback after couple days.
Great, then can be for my consideration again in the future.

Yes, usually after installation, the bite would not be good yet as you need to bed in first. Only after some bed in, then the braking becomes much better.
 

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Because of the dust, I need to wash my wheels like every 3 to 4 days if I care about appearance. Every time right after coming back to work, go and wash car and wheel. :banghead:



If not over RM150, still can be considered. If more than that, I need to think if I really need such kind of brake pad or not.
For me, I actually quite like the brake dust because it makes my rims look darker and more matte! :biggrin:

There's nothing wrong in upgrading brakes to the best possible for street application though (not racing application). It will just make your car safer, just like using the best tire you can buy available for your size. So if you have the budget then by all means just go for the better ones that you can afford. For my Mark X, I now use Project Mu B-Spec 550 deg pads and I don't regret it at all even though I had to spent rm550 for it.
 

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RENESIS VIII,

Brembo original pad never come in lower price.
Mostly over RM1300k for a set (front/rear). As they come from Italy.
Normal sedan/smaller car never come accrosed their business model.

I've been offered for this lower price of Brembo brake lining/pad.
After few research due to curiosity (Good thing never come cheap - for me)
By far, Project U or Endless is the best replacement product on the market (Price mid range)

For Waja & Hilux, I just use Bendix Metal. Coz the car hardly to reach high speed.
Mostly kura2 type of driving.
 

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For me, I actually quite like the brake dust because it makes my rims look darker and more matte! :biggrin:

There's nothing wrong in upgrading brakes to the best possible for street application though (not racing application). It will just make your car safer, just like using the best tire you can buy available for your size. So if you have the budget then by all means just go for the better ones that you can afford. For my Mark X, I now use Project Mu B-Spec 550 deg pads and I don't regret it at all even though I had to spent rm550 for it.
A little will make it look darker, but when too much dust going to look horrible....hhahahhaha

Upgrade to better friction pads and slightly higher working temperature will be good, like your 550 deg. for street use. Last time newbie time listen to spare part shop use 800 deg pads, cold time no bite at all, so for daily is really hard to use. However they are really good when heated up so is good for track only....
 

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A little will make it look darker, but when too much dust going to look horrible....hhahahhaha

Upgrade to better friction pads and slightly higher working temperature will be good, like your 550 deg. for street use. Last time newbie time listen to spare part shop use 800 deg pads, cold time no bite at all, so for daily is really hard to use. However they are really good when heated up so is good for track only....
Hahaha, for me I can leave my rims unwashed for weeks until they're very dark & dusty!

Yup, that's why I said for street, not those for racing use.
 

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For me, I actually quite like the brake dust because it makes my rims look darker and more matte! :biggrin:

There's nothing wrong in upgrading brakes to the best possible for street application though (not racing application). It will just make your car safer, just like using the best tire you can buy available for your size. So if you have the budget then by all means just go for the better ones that you can afford. For my Mark X, I now use Project Mu B-Spec 550 deg pads and I don't regret it at all even though I had to spent rm550 for it.
My wheels are in gloss silver colour so, brake dust actually make it look dirty.

Currently, my budget is not high at all since I haven't got a full time job yet. Until then, I guess I can only make do with whatever that is affordable and at the very least, reliable as well.

RENESIS VIII,

Brembo original pad never come in lower price.
Mostly over RM1300k for a set (front/rear). As they come from Italy.
Normal sedan/smaller car never come accrosed their business model.

I've been offered for this lower price of Brembo brake lining/pad.
After few research due to curiosity (Good thing never come cheap - for me)
By far, Project U or Endless is the best replacement product on the market (Price mid range)

For Waja & Hilux, I just use Bendix Metal. Coz the car hardly to reach high speed.
Mostly kura2 type of driving.
So these Brembo pads are not really real Brembo then, although they look like they packaged like one. I thought these could be some budget low end product but from your description, it seems like they are not. How about Sumitomo brake pad at RM170?
 

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My wheels are in gloss silver colour so, brake dust actually make it look dirty.

Currently, my budget is not high at all since I haven't got a full time job yet. Until then, I guess I can only make do with whatever that is affordable and at the very least, reliable as well.



So these Brembo pads are not really real Brembo then, although they look like they packaged like one. I thought these could be some budget low end product but from your description, it seems like they are not. How about Sumitomo brake pad at RM170?

I think you can try the Hawk brand that I posted earlier, coz bro Sweelt says pretty good. Sumitomo should be decent also, my 4 pot caliper is also made by Sumitomo.
 

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Ehhh not bad this hawk brake pads, sat n sunday i working morning shift. Whack the road 6am, but couldn't make it in 1 min (FB video). Wahahaha.... :driver:
The brake pads perform for my usual drive. Improved braking distance too. Let see how it hold up.
I not expecting high end performance.
But it will survive "little bit of this&that" driving mood.
 

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Ehhh not bad this hawk brake pads, sat n sunday i working morning shift. Whack the road 6am, but couldn't make it in 1 min (FB video). Wahahaha.... :driver:
The brake pads perform for my usual drive. Improved braking distance too. Let see how it hold up.
I not expecting high end performance.
But it will survive "little bit of this&that" driving mood.
Bite from cold good? Try hot, hot also see got fade......:driver:
 

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I think you can try the Hawk brand that I posted earlier, coz bro Sweelt says pretty good. Sumitomo should be decent also, my 4 pot caliper is also made by Sumitomo.
Seems like something to give a thought.

Is this Hawk brand new in the market? Local?
 

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It says in the ads: "Hawk HPS disc brake pads are the Technology of Champions and are manufactured in U.S.A. by the friction material specialist to maximise Control, Command and to Conquer."
 

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It says in the ads: "Hawk HPS disc brake pads are the Technology of Champions and are manufactured in U.S.A. by the friction material specialist to maximise Control, Command and to Conquer."
If original Hawk product won't doubt their ads, but scare of imitation only.....:driver:
 

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as far as i know, those are original brembo pads, just not made in italy...
If original made under license or by their own factory in other countries still ok mah! Pirelli and Goodyear have factories in China. My previous GY Asy 2 the size I was using was from their China factory and they worked perfectly.....lol:driver:
 

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If original made under license or by their own factory in other countries still ok mah! Pirelli and Goodyear have factories in China. My previous GY Asy 2 the size I was using was from their China factory and they worked perfectly.....lol:driver:
yeah they do the job fine~~ so many things made in china now
 

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It says in the ads: "Hawk HPS disc brake pads are the Technology of Champions and are manufactured in U.S.A. by the friction material specialist to maximise Control, Command and to Conquer."
hawk sold here is valid brand. Have own website. http://hawkbrakesdirect.com/
http://www.hawkperformance.com/
which they selling same model as i using now. I trust is original brand. Just duno made from where.
If imitation until so similar, wahhh...better print "hawk design" save money.:smokin:
 
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hawk sold here is valid brand. Have own website. http://hawkbrakesdirect.com/
http://www.hawkperformance.com/
which they selling same model as i using now. I trust is original brand. Just duno made from where.
If imitation until so similar, wahhh...better print "hawk design" save money.:smokin:
Can buy direct is okay, but your links are all from US. Local re-seller if get stock from them then okay, only afraid of imitation like mentioned earlier.....:driver:
 
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