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Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 5.7

2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT

Vehicle Miles: 48,000

Location: WAUSAU, WI

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 800

Pads: Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors:

October 14, 2007

Although I haven''t been able to give them a real test yet, aside from the dust, they seem like they will perform very well when I do finally get to the track.
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Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 5.8

1992 Acura NSX

Vehicle Miles: 103,000

Location: AURORA, IL

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 1,000

Pads: Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Stock

October 02, 2007

These are a good street/track pad, with good initial cold bite with acceptable fade resistance. With any street/track pad there are compromises, and the two biggest with these are dust and noise. These pads dust like crazy and are fairly noisy, but if you care more about performance, the HP Plus is a decent pad alternative. However, I wouldn t recommend them for the casual driver.
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Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 9.0

1990 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

Vehicle Miles: 29,000

Location: moscow, pa

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 2,000

Pads: Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads

Lines: Goodridge G-Stop Brakeline Kit

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Power Slot Cryo-Treated Rotor

September 17, 2007

I am writing this review because these are the best pads for track events. I have over 60 days at high speed tracks and slow motorcycle courses in a relatively, heavy ,powerful car. These brakes will not fail you whether you are braking from 150 to 70 or 85 to 25 all day. Yes, the only cars to out brake you will have big brake kits. Then again use yours hard, short and get on the gas!!!
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Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 6.2

1999 Honda Civic Si Coupe

Vehicle Miles: 54,000

Location: CHESHIRE, CT

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 3,000

Pads: Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Brembo Replacement Rotor

September 16, 2007

The HP + pads have a lot of stopping power, and are surprisingly responsive, of course only above 100 degrees. When cold you notice the reduced response, however after the first braking zone they re up to temp. I have found no fade even under track use, and they re not terribly hard on the rotors. Dust and noise/vibration has increased, but that s to be expected with this type of pad.
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Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 8.0

2003 Nissan 350Z Touring

Vehicle Miles: 46,500

Location: NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TX

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 200

Pads: Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Stock

September 11, 2007

My experience with the pads is only on the track, and driving to and from. I replace the track pads with street pads between track events. I am pleased with the performance and wear of the pads and impact to the slotted rotors. I noticed some noise on the street but not on the track. I have ordered 2 more sets for upcoming track events. I am very satisfied.
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Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 7.3

1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

Vehicle Miles: 99,500

Location: South Wales, NY

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 500

Pads: Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Stock

September 01, 2007

These pads are wonderfull. I have a 1972 Chevelle that I run in C Prepared with Corvette 4 wheel disc brakes. At a weekend event we ran the car on Sat. with good NAPA pads that I had on the car for 2000 miles and then we switched to the HP+ for the Sunday event and it was a different car. The feel and ease of modulation of the brakes is incredible. Yes somewhat noisy on light braking but well worth the addition to the car.
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Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 6.3

2001 Acura Integra GS-R

Vehicle Miles: 124,000

Location: Buffalo Grove, IL

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 98,000

Pads: Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Stock

August 22, 2007

Definately noisy and dusty, but it was expected and doesn t bother me. Initial bite is great at any temperature, even when cold which makes for a great aggresive-street pad. Putting in my 3rd set of HP+s this week and I would most likely buy them again.
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Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 5.0

2005 Subaru

Vehicle Miles: 27,000

Location: south lyon, MI

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 300

Pads: Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Brembo Replacement Rotor

August 21, 2007

2005 Subaru WRX Brake noise is horrible. Fade resistance is excellent. I use it as a daily driver and for track days. Pads perform well on the track , but sounds absolutely like a wreck on the street. I would not buy these pads again.

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Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 4.7

2001 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Vehicle Miles: 35,000

Location: CAMERON PARK, CA

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 1,200

Pads: Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Stock

August 10, 2007

They turn your rims black, they squeel like crazy when warmed up and they go right through rotors. Best autocross pads I ve ever owned, I ve gone through four sets between three cars. If your serious about braking performance using stock rotors and calipers these should be on your list. But you have to be serious - your looking at new rotors for each brake job (maybe 20k miles, maybe less), rims that will always be black, and a car that sounds like it needs new brakes everytime you pull up to a stop light. They work exactly as advertised, I haven t seen anything better.
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Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 5.3

2003 Ford Focus SVT

Vehicle Miles: 45,000

Location: POWDER SPRINGS, GA

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 4,000

Pads: Hawk HP Plus Race brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Stock

July 31, 2007

Excellent response, no fade, good durability. Moderate dust, but noisy on the street.
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