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Hypedem
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My brake sensor has come on my mini cooper s. I am debating whether to just order pads from mini, or a standard garage, or if there are any pads you recommend for a similiar price which are much better?
 

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unless your into properly thrashing your car the stock pads are ok, aviod stuff like ECB green stuff, if you feel the need for a fast road pad mintex mm1144's are good,
 

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Hi James,Why you say avoid Greenstuff pads matey??

Its just that i was thing about getting some for my MCSC

Thanx
 

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because they are not weight rated for mini greenstuff are really meant for sub 900kg cars like lotus and kit cars, i speak from experience as i cooked a set on my cooper on the road, and they generally feel like they will kill you
 

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I doubt I am going to get a replacement from Mini, will probably go into a local garage and ask them. Is there a specific pad I should order.. like better than standard, or should I just tell them the car and they will order the right pads?
 

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Good advise James,The reason i ask about Greenstuff buddy is that i want to get new pads for my MCSC that wont produce so much bloody brake dust!

Any suggetions then bud??
 

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oem dust is ok as it shifts with cleaner, greenstuff dust does not it eats the lacquer on the wheels too my old alloys are stained green as a result whereas on my first set that only had oem pads no matter how long i left the dust would always wash off

you as for less dust, im going to be running carbotechs as of next week these are pretty hardcore as stock size street pads go, any harder pad like the mintex should be better of dust wise, i know the GTT set up is good for less dust as my best mate ran it on his cooper s
 
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