Rear brake pad recommendations

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andybond
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Evening.

I have DS1.11 as my front brake pads and am very happy with them.
I have worn my rear discs out , so will in turn replace the rear pads.

Does anyone have any suggestions, or pads they prefer to use in the rear, OEM brakes on a s2 exige?
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Ran those on my older car and loved them!

Personally I've always ran the same pads/disco combo all around, but if you're after something with a bit more bite, carbon Lorraine rc6?

Only issue you'll have is brake dust/squeal. if you run your car in the winter the salt water can break down the material/backing though (experienced it once when I lived in Scotland)
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It’s the rears I am changing. Perfectly happy with the front combo

Just need advice on who uses what on the arse end
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Mintex 1155. Or 1166 for a lot more track use.

I have run the 1144 for 5 years (and Elise before that), they have been fantastic, good from cold, no fade and predictable.

Have used CL before and hated them, noisy and nowhere as good as the Mintex.
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On the rears, yes?
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Yes, I have them all round. :thumbup:
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Thanks Mister
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I have a good pair if s2 discs you can have for the price of the postage...if you don’t want them anyone else can have them.
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winthattt wrote: Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:47 pm I have a good pair if s2 discs you can have for the price of the postage...if you don’t want them anyone else can have them.
Don’t mind if I do! Thank you.
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Rule of thumb on the Exige is you can never have enough rear brake efficiency!

I must admit to finding the limit 315mm discs and Performance Friction 01 on 2 pot MS callipers, once back to 308mm discs rear with 315mm at the front the rear end locking issues no longer existed.

What I'm saying is put a nice extreme pad in the back as well, if they do a DS11.1 for the rear use it, if not the most extreme pad you can versus the front.

The worst thing about the rear brakes is how flexible and heavy the callipers are!
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