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Hawk HPS Street brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 7.8

2000 Nissan Altima SE

Vehicle Miles: 170,000

Location: SANTA CLARA, CA

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 5,000

Pads: Hawk HPS Street brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Centric Premium Rotor

April 06, 2010

Great combo! bang for the buck. A bit more dust on the wheels, but I will gladly trade that for safety and performance. much better than the Brembo stock replacement rotors with satisfied pro pads combo that I installed previously.
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Hawk HPS Street brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 7.8

2000 Nissan Altima SE

Vehicle Miles: 170,000

Location: SANTA CLARA, CA

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 5,000

Pads: Hawk HPS Street brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Centric Premium Rotor

April 06, 2010

This is a great combo! Bang for the buck indeed. I put them on my SVT Focus as well as my wife''s Altima. The Altima had Brembo stock replacement rotors and Satisfied Pro pads... for a comparable price the Centric rotors and HPS pads work so much better. There''s a little more dust on the wheels, but I will gladly trade that for better safety and feel.
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Hawk HPS Street brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 9.2

2006 Honda Pilot EX AWD

Vehicle Miles: 57,000

Location: Berlin, Germany, GE

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 6,000

Pads: Hawk HPS Street brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: ATE PremiumOne Slotted Rotor

April 03, 2010

Fantastic upgrade to OEM equipment at just over 50K miles. I purchased these in order to quickly slow down from over 105 MPH to slow speed on the German autobahn in my Honda Pilot SUV. The stock brakes would vibrate and shake which was scary in an SUV decelerating through 80 MPH in traffic. These new brake rotors and pads are awesome. They provide smooth, precise, quiet braking quickly and efficiently from high speed in all weather conditions including rain, snow, and ice. There is no fade and they work great in heavy rain, throwing off the water and performing when I ask. Even in sudden stops, they are fantastic. Also great on long downhills through the Alps without overheating or fading. Dust and noise aren''t bad. So glad I bought them!
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Hawk HPS Street brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 9.4

2009 Dodge ChargerR/T RWD

Vehicle Miles: 30,200

Location: martinsville, nj

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 28,500

Pads: Hawk HPS Street brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors:

March 03, 2010

I drive between NJ and VA for business. If anyone has driven the eastern shore you know there is stop go stop go, cop. So lots of braking :-). I was never impressed with the OEM pads as far as braking performance. I still had 60% padlife, but the change was a 200% improvement over the stock OEM garbage. Car now drive like it should, no squeals and it stops much shorter with the Hawks. This was my first non pep boys/NAPA/Autozone pads and I will NEVER waste my money again, very impressed. The Land Rover (tow mule) will be getting these pads as well in the spring when the hitch goes back on.
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Hawk HPS Street brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 6.8

1997 BMW 328is

Vehicle Miles: 110,000

Location: LA MIRADA, CA

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 1,000

Pads: Hawk HPS Street brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Power Slot Cryo-Treated Rotor

February 27, 2010

After 1000 miles, the rotors were barely scratched. Break in was easy and the pads seated quickly. Minimal brake dust on rims. Pedal effort a little more than with Axxis pads.
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Hawk HPS Street brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 4.4

2004 BMW M3 Coupe

Vehicle Miles: 41,000

Location: Del Mar, CA

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 200

Pads: Hawk HPS Street brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors:

February 23, 2010

These are horrible brake pads. They are significantly worse than BMW OEM for initial bite and panic stops. The pedal travel is increased for some reason too. Do not make a mistake and buy these pads. I am a frequent big track participant and autocross driver and these pads are just terrible. I am using BMW OEM Euro floating rotors, SS brake lines, and ATE Super Blue fluid. These pads are coming off the car as soon as I can get another type. Regardless of whether you are on the track or on the street these pads will scare you if you need to stop quickly. You have been warned !!!
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Hawk HPS Street brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 9.5

2009 Acura TSX

Vehicle Miles: 26,000

Location: Manalapan, NJ

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 200

Pads: Hawk HPS Street brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors:

February 01, 2010

I put these on my TSX. The rear brakes went after 26,000 mostly highway miles. Seems to be a problem with Honda Accord and TSX on original pads. I bought these, I wasn''t happy with original stopping power - no noise, much better stopping - can''t wait to change fronts as sell. I drive quick - 85 on highway, but here near NY with lots of traffic, brakes can take a beating doing 85-10 then 85-10 30 seconds later as people slow often. Highly recommended. BTW, easy change yourself. Instead of giving dealer $350, took maybe 25 minutes with help of my brother to do rears.
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Hawk HPS Street brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 1.8

2005 Mini Cooper S

Vehicle Miles: 60,000

Location: LIVINGSTON, NJ

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 10,000

Pads: Hawk HPS Street brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Power Slot Power Slot Rotor

January 29, 2010

The Power Slot front rotors and ATE Slot Rear rotors are great. The Hawk HPS street/sport pads were returned and replace with stock pads because of no stopping power and was dangerous because very poor braking.
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Hawk HPS Street brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: N/A

2005 Honda S2000

Vehicle Miles: 58,000

Location: LOS ANGELES, CA

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 3,000

Pads: Hawk HPS Street brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors:

January 15, 2010

My S2000 is a daily driven, weekend track day car. I''ve been using the Hawk HPS front and back on the street and they are an excellent street pad. I change out the fronts to Carbotech XP-10s for track days. The Hawks on the rear really stand up to track days. They''ve lasted much longer than the stock or Axxis Ultimates.
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Hawk HPS Street brake pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 9.6

2005 Infiniti G35 SedanAutomatic Transmission

Vehicle Miles: 106,600

Location: Bowie, MD

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 42,000

Pads: Hawk HPS Street brake pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors:

January 13, 2010

The Hawk HPS pads stop as well or better than the factory pads. Brake fade is nonexistent. Brake dust on the wheels is minimal. It is nothing compared to that produced by the factory pads. There is an occasional brake squeal when backing up after washing my car, otherwise there is no squeal.

These pads give me the confidence to drive my car to its performance potential.
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