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Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 7.2

2004 Audi A4 Avant 1.8T Quattro

Vehicle Miles: 56,000

Location: CANTON, OH

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 3,000

Pads: Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Other

Rotors: ATE PremiumOne Slotted Rotor

August 28, 2009

Until these are warmed up a bit they do not bite like stock or metallic pads.

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Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 7.8

2006 Volvo V50 T5

Vehicle Miles: 51,500

Location: EVERGREEN, CO

Driving Style: Average

Miles of
product use: 2,000

Pads: Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors:

August 18, 2009

CAUTION -- DID NOT MATCH FACTORY PADS! The clip on the outboard pad is different than the OEM clip and won''t work with the OEM retaining spring. You must leave the spring off or risk damaging the wheels.
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Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 3.7

2004 Infiniti G35X Sedan

Vehicle Miles: 58,000

Location: westborough, ma

Driving Style: Easy Going

Miles of
product use: 560

Pads: Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Power Slot Power Slot Rotor

August 13, 2009

These pads are terrible. Probably the dusiest pad I''ve ever seen. I wouldn''t be surprised if they aren''t really made from ceramic. Weak braking power. Now I have to clean my rims everyday if I want them to not be black.
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Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 7.4

2006 Lexus GS300AWD

Vehicle Miles: 52,000

Location: Scituate, MA

Driving Style: Average

Miles of
product use: 1,000

Pads: Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors:

July 22, 2009

I thought 4 out of 5 dots for low dust meant little dust. This pad creates 10 times that of the stock Toyota/Lexus pads. Totally unacceptable! On the plus side, however, the minimal noise created and adequate stopping power are equal to that of the stock pad. I replaced the stock pads with 52k miles on them. In addition, I could have gotten approximately 5k more miles out of them. This Hawk product is definately not an equivalent replacement.
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Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 7.3

2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX

Vehicle Miles: 42,371

Location: BAYAMON, PR

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 34,128

Pads: Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads

Lines: #

Calipers: #

Rotors: #

June 25, 2009

Brake pads does not performed as effective as I spected.
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Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 8.2

2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STI

Vehicle Miles: 35,000

Location: MARION, MA

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 500

Pads: Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Power Slot Power Alloy Rotor

June 21, 2009

The Power Slot Power Alloy rotors were purchased in combination with Hawk Performance Ceramic pads to address a wet braking issue (no initial grab when rotors get wet) that is common with the stock components on this car ( 04 Subaru WRX STi). The rotor/pad combination appears to have solved the problem, although it isn''t clear if the rotors or the pads were responsible for the improvement.
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Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 8.6

2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STI

Vehicle Miles: 35,000

Location: MARION, MA

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 500

Pads: Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Power Slot Power Alloy Rotor

June 21, 2009

Front pads were slightly too thick. With new rotors, there was not enough clearance to install all of the shims. However, even with the outboard shims left off, there are no noise issues. Rear pads were fine.



These pads were purchased in combination with Power Slot Power Alloy rotors to address a wet braking issue (no initial grab when rotors get wet) that is common with the stock components on this particular car ( 04 Subaru WRX STi). This pad/rotor combination appears to have solved the problem, although it isn''t clear if the pads or the rotors were responsible for the improvement.
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Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 4.0

2005 Nissan Murano AWD

Vehicle Miles: 62,000

Location: OZONE PARK, NY

Driving Style: Average

Miles of
product use: 6,000

Pads: Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors:

June 19, 2009

For $100 Brake Pads they feel like $20 pads. They dust a lot, which is not a problem if they stopped well. It never gives good feel and it probably takes more pressure to stop than the stock pads. This was a waste of $$. Do not make this mistake. I use Hawk pads on my AutoX car and those are great, but these pads are no where near that and not even to the stock pads.
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Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 9.4

2006 Volkswagen Passat Sedan 3.6L

Vehicle Miles: 55,000

Location: MEDFORD, NJ

Driving Style: Average

Miles of
product use: 3,000

Pads: Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors:

May 28, 2009

Nice bite once they got broken in and seated. No black dust, but it does produce a light brown dust, probably a combination of dust and rust. Good pedal feel with plenty of reserve. Stock pads were noisy when rotors were cold especially after getting wet, these are quiet.
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Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 8.8

2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport

Vehicle Miles: 60,000

Location: NEW HARTFORD, CT

Driving Style: Average

Miles of
product use: 500

Pads: Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: ATE PremiumOne Slotted Rotor

May 26, 2009

Jeep Cherokees chew-up front brakes. I''ve tried the Hawk ceramics on another vehicle and really liked them. Very low dust, good grab and no noise. Hopefully they will last longer than 20-25K miles.
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