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What other cars use the s3 brake pads?


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Unfortunately our pads are relatively rare. 

For the front pads:

The Caliper is AP Racing CP6600 D55

Mclaren 570S, 540C, 570GT, 650S / Spyder, 675LT, MP4-12C use them as a REAR pad.

For the rear pads:

The caliper is 'I think' AP Racing CP6627 D51

No other car in the Pagid catalogue uses the same rear pads.

 

Why are you looking to fit titanium backing plates?

 

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@DangerousDave With decent fluid you don’t really need to worry about heat transfer on these cars, you won’t be boiling it. 
 

In terms of noise, I just use 3M anti-squeal shims on my pads. Very cheap and can just be cut to shape. 

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Yeah, they do. It’s just basically a sticky rubber pad that’s obviously designed for high temperatures. 
 

I’ve used race spec pads on the road quite a bit over the years, and always carry out all three things that people say can help with noise. 
 

1) File a small chamfer around the edge of the pad material 

2) Fit the 3M anti squeal shims. Brake Pad Anti-Squeal Backing shims Pads 3M (x4) Universal fitment https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07QBCGP17/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_i_31R03SDFE9H3G2A4KEST
 

3) Use the Mintex Cera Tec anti squeal grease. Mintex Ceratec Anti brake Squeal Lubricant https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007IZ4VOG/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_i_09RV312JBSDM0X6RT146
 

The combination of all three normally results in quiet brakes on the road. 

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