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      02-10-2019, 10:39 PM   #1
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M2C Brake Pad Recommendations?

So, I'm planning my first track day with my M2C. Have any of you run these brakes stock? I'm planning on upgrading the fluid but I was wondering if the stock brakes will handle the abuse? They sure look like they can. I did look around at a couple of sites for pads but couldn't find them for the M2C. Maybe I wasn't looking well enough?
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So, I'm planning my first track day with my M2C. Have any of you run these brakes stock? I'm planning on upgrading the fluid but I was wondering if the stock brakes will handle the abuse? They sure look like they can. I did look around at a couple of sites for pads but couldn't find them for the M2C. Maybe I wasn't looking well enough?
I ran stock last October and overheated the pads. Minimum recommmended changes for HPDE are fluid (Motul RBF 660 or Castrol SRF). Variety of pads options exist. Consult with your local shop for recommendations. I was going to upgrade to PFC 012s.
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So, I'm planning my first track day with my M2C. Have any of you run these brakes stock? I'm planning on upgrading the fluid but I was wondering if the stock brakes will handle the abuse? They sure look like they can. I did look around at a couple of sites for pads but couldn't find them for the M2C. Maybe I wasn't looking well enough?
Do not run stock pads. While it may be ok if you take it easy, you run the risk of damaging your rotors pretty bad.

I plan on running ferodo DS1.11 pads on the front and DS2500 in the rear. The nice thing about the DS1.11 is, it's pretty close in compound to the DS2500s, which can be used on the street. So I can get away with just swapping the fronts in track day, and not have to worry about rebedding before and after each event.
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Do not run stock pads. While it may be ok if you take it easy, you run the risk of damaging your rotors pretty bad.

I plan on running ferodo DS1.11 pads on the front and DS2500 in the rear. The nice thing about the DS1.11 is, it's pretty close in compound to the DS2500s, which can be used on the street. So I can get away with just swapping the fronts in track day, and not have to worry about rebedding before and after each event.
I will be running this exact set up on my AP Racing BBK's when I get them fitted to the car. Jeff Ritter from Essex Parts (where I bought the AP brakes) spoke about the DS2500 and DS1.11s having the same compound, which reduced the need to bed the DS2500s back in after the track day. Can't wait to try them out!
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Do not run stock pads. While it may be ok if you take it easy, you run the risk of damaging your rotors pretty bad.

I plan on running ferodo DS1.11 pads on the front and DS2500 in the rear. The nice thing about the DS1.11 is, it's pretty close in compound to the DS2500s, which can be used on the street. So I can get away with just swapping the fronts in track day, and not have to worry about rebedding before and after each event.
I will be running this exact set up on my AP Racing BBK's when I get them fitted to the car. Jeff Ritter from Essex Parts (where I bought the AP brakes) spoke about the DS2500 and DS1.11s having the same compound, which reduced the need to bed the DS2500s back in after the track day. Can't wait to try them out!
Yup. And being a beginner/intermediate driver, I really don't need full DS1.11's all around. The DS2500s should be fine in the rear. Will know better after a handful of track days.
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where do you get the ferodo from for the US M2C?
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What are the pad shape numbers?
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