Brake pad recommendations?

Discussion in '308/328' started by tomberlin, Dec 12, 2021.

  1. tomberlin

    tomberlin Formula Junior
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    Friends and neighbors-

    I have a completely stock 78 308 GTS that I’m thinking about using for track days/performance driving education.
    Has anyone out there done this, and does anyone have suggestions for brake pads?

    Any suggestions would be appreciated,
    Tom B

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  3. Dave Bertrand

    Dave Bertrand Formula Junior
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    IMO, you can't beat Pagid for race pads. I haven't tracked my 328, but I have a lot of experience tracking 911s and I've always found Pagid pads to perform the best.
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  4. miketuason

    miketuason F1 World Champ
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    I just bought the Porterfield R4-s
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  5. Lawrence Coppari

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    I spent 15 years tracking my Porsche with around 100 track events over that span of years. The pads I used were Hawk Blues, racing pads. Great pads but rough on wheel finish.
  6. tomberlin

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    Thanks for the replies- hey give me a starting point.
    Tom B
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  8. bertrand328

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    Any other point of view for 328 ? I track my 328 time to time and I burned the pad and veiled my front brake disc once, I want to kept original system and caliper but which pad to have any more problems next time ?
  9. Stimorolgum

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    Sorry to hijack the thread. But does anyone know at what brake disc thickness it's better to buy new rather than skimming ?

    / 328 no ABS
  10. thorn

    thorn F1 Rookie
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    Minimum thickness is stamped on the rotors.
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