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Old 10-22-2018, 10:39 PM
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I have had my 2017 Type R on the track three times for a total of 200 miles. The stock pads have scoured the rotors and have “melted“. Has anybody else experienced this problem? What is the solution for getting more longevity out of the brakes
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When you come into the pits after a session are you just parking your car and not moving it? Trick I have found is to roll the car 3-4 times after a session to keep the pads from sitting on the same part of the rotor while they're at maximum hotness. Have only done 2 track days with mine but a ton of spirited driving and autocross and mine are holding up ok. only 7300ish miles though.

Those giro disc 2 piece rotors are on the top of my to do list when brakes need servicing.
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buy pads meant for the track.. those oem pads are not real road course pads
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never use street pads on the track, simple as that. The rotors will be sufficient, but oem pads don't have the temp range needed for dedicated track use. Many owners will swap pads between street and the track when they take their cars to the track. Lots of choices out there.
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^^^ either of you two tracked a CTR? They hold up surprisingly well but the rotors tend to crack after 2-3 events because of the drilled rotors. Otherwise the pads/ rotors actually hold up amazing.
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I have not had the pleasure of driving one yet, but it is quite simple in that Honda can't put race spec brake pads on a street car. The temp range of brake pads are vastly different between street and track use, that's why the OP is melting pads. No one has developed a brake pad that works perfectly on the street and hard use at a track, hence why dedicated racers who daily drive their cars will swap pads on track day.

I made no comment about the rotors.

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Dont run stock pads.
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Originally Posted by RTW DC2R View Post
Dont run stock pads.
You definitely can and they’ll work just fine, are upgraded pass better? Obviously but let’s not make people think you can’t track it very well on stock stuff.
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