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My gen4 standard pads were fantastic. Great feel and great power but they were getting low so i thought id get some sbs sintered pads.
Ive tried the dual carbon before but on the road they were rubbish unless hot.
On track they lacked feel.
Put these sbs sintered in and new motul 600 brake fluid.
They seemed to work okish.
Not much different to standard except they are very noisey when being used and even not being used they noisey!
So i did 100 miles on road to run them in before my track day at snetterton.
Now im a fairly quick rider but im quite heavy at 14.5 to 15 stone in weight so i always seem to get brake issues and my late braking style doesnt help matters.
But the pic below was after 1 shortened session where i got 3 flying laps.
The lever was right back to the bar as i was finishing the lap.
In the pits i changed the pads and noticed the calipers were red hot.
I then refitted the standard pads and they were fantastic straight away. Hardly any fade and great feel again. Buyers beware!
3 flying laps = burnt pads
 

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My gen4 standard pads were fantastic. Great feel and great power but they were getting low so i thought id get some sbs sintered pads.
Ive tried the dual carbon before but on the road they were rubbish unless hot.
On track they lacked feel.
Put these sbs sintered in and new motul 600 brake fluid.
They seemed to work okish.
Not much different to standard except they are very noisey when being used and even not being used they noisey!
So i did 100 miles on road to run them in before my track day at snetterton.
Now im a fairly quick rider but im quite heavy at 14.5 to 15 stone in weight so i always seem to get brake issues and my late braking style doesnt help matters.
But the pic below was after 1 shortened session where i got 3 flying laps.
The lever was right back to the bar as i was finishing the lap.
In the pits i changed the pads and noticed the calipers were red hot.
I then refitted the standard pads and they were fantastic straight away. Hardly any fade and great feel again. Buyers beware!
3 flying laps = burnt pads
I'll take a wild guess....You picked the wrong type, for your application.

I've only used SBS H4, and on very demanding street application...

Those SBS pads are top shelf Awesome (in that use).
 

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SBS are street pads mate....

race pads, OEM, EBC xtreme pro, or Versha and of course brembo Z4.....
 

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SBS are street pads mate....

race pads, OEM, EBC xtreme pro, or Versha and of course brembo Z4.....
Well they are labelled as race and alot of people use them on track days. The dual carbons are definately race as they need heat to work
 
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