One of the most important components of your vehicles stopping performance are thebrake pads. Most OEM replacement brake pads available are designed with normal, everyday driving characteristics in mind. These brake pads tend to sacrifice higher end performance capabilities to provide longer life to the components of the vehicle's braking system under normal operating conditions. How to check if your brake pads are worn? Read Here.
These brake pads are great for the average motorist who uses their vehicle for commuting. However, these pads can potentially have dangerous consequences when installed on a high performance vehicle and subjected to the severe operating conditions that are routinely experienced by them. When driving your vehicle on a track or using your brakes in an aggressive way, OEM replacement brake pads can fade, over heat, and cause loss of stopping power or complete brake failure. We suggest that any enthusiast who is going to be using their vehicle in a more aggressive manner upgrade to a performance compound that is formulated to accommodate their driving styles. There are different brake pads for different uses. Full race brake pads, performance street pads, and OEM replacements. Some pads require a heat cycle to bring up to temperature while others perform better then your stock pads right away. If you don’t know which brake pad is best for you just ask us and we will be happy to assist you. 1-480-966-3040
We carry replacement brake pads from Axxis, Project Mu, Performance Friction, EBC, Hawk, Pagid, and more. Vivid Racing carries OEM and Big Brake replacement brake pads for your vehicle. Street or racing compound, we have pads for you. Popular models from STI, EVO, 350Z, Scion, RX8, 996, 997, M3, and more.