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Old 10 Jul 2005, 06:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have EBC YELLOW STUFF BRAKE PADS! BUT NORMAL DISCS

HI Everyone,

I purchased a full set of ebc yellow stuuf pads from camsport, andy said they would be fine for road use with my normal discs.


Is this correct?

I took my car to a local garage that has always fitted brakes and exhausts to all my cars.
The guy there refused to fit the pads to my car as he said they where unsafe for road use and my discs would not work very well with them


Is this true? or is it just the fact he couldnt be bothered fitting all the pads for 20 ???????????????
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Old 10 Jul 2005, 07:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would say Green stuff but thats only my opinion.... http://www.ebcbrakes.com/Automotive.html see yellow stuff there.

Persoanlly think they are FINE all the same :roll:
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:shock: :shock: now i thought yellow ones were for track use ONLY ! ! ! ! :shock:
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Old 11 Jul 2005, 05:29 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Green or Red as Mr Freeze said Yellow are for Track use/very fast road and not really that suitable for standard discs...
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I got also trouble running out of brakes if I do small roads here at full chat (like 15 miles of rally stage)(only elks you can hit). After 10 miles, you need to hit the pedal with both feet if you still want any decelleration to happen before the next corner.

I'm still running the standard stuff of the 2003 STi. Would any of these pads help ?
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Old 15 Jul 2005, 06:09 PM   #6 (permalink)
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decided to giv the yellow stuff a go.

seem to be working great, they work from cold too. and are very smooth.

suppose i wont notice much wear to the discs for a few weeks though,

ill try let everyone know if anything happens to the discs or not.
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Old 15 Jul 2005, 06:11 PM   #7 (permalink)
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oh forgot to mention,

on the ebc website etc and on the ebc brake pads box, they do say they can be used for highway use.

but totally contradict themselves, as inside the box there is a note saying "not for highway use"


they seem to be working great on my car, why would they not be recommended for road use? is it the fact that they stop you to fast? or wouldnt work when hot?
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keep us posted, let us know how you get on with them :wink:

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oh forgot to mention,

on the ebc website etc and on the ebc brake pads box, they do say they can be used for highway use.

but totally contradict themselves, as inside the box there is a note saying "not for highway use"


they seem to be working great on my car, why would they not be recommended for road use? is it the fact that they stop you to fast? or wouldnt work when hot?
Care ! I had issues with the standard brakes in the wet on highway use.

If I don't use them regularly, water builds up on the brakes and when you hit them, the first 50m nothing happens. Might be a similar issue here that if you don't use them frequently, at first application, they take a fraction to react again...
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Old 22 Jul 2005, 03:29 PM   #10 (permalink)
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i sell the EBC pads look in the discount section www.brakes4u.co.uk when the yellows were first brought out they were meant for the track only but as time has gone on people are using them on the road as i myself am doing........the pads have been on for 6 months now and still plenty of life and no dust and they have not faded or started squealing yet........but having said that i had no problems with the redstuff ceramics but i will say the yellos performed better on the track than the reds.............
Just to let you guys know that we are now selling Goodridge Brakelines now and these should be included in the discount(see discounts section)
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Re: yellowstuff

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i sell the EBC pads look in the discount section www.brakes4u.co.uk when the yellows were first brought out they were meant for the track only but as time has gone on people are using them on the road as i myself am doing........the pads have been on for 6 months now and still plenty of life and no dust and they have not faded or started squealing yet........but having said that i had no problems with the redstuff ceramics but i will say the yellos performed better on the track than the reds.............
Just to let you guys know that we are now selling Goodridge Brakelines now and these should be included in the discount(see discounts section)

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Would this invalidate my warranty ?
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Alot depends on your dealer? some will turn a blind eye and let you modify the car, others wont, but surely something like this has got to be an improvement, the goodridges are deffo worth doing :wink:


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Old 31 Jul 2005, 05:40 PM   #14 (permalink)
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to let you all know, the yellow pads are still working well,
but there is a noticeable difference when they are wet.

I had to also have a new caliper as the fnr was seized, would this have been a warraty job?
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