Hawk hp vs hps is that the same as blue and black? I see that they are different part numbers...but i wonder
Radkins used blue for a long time and felt they were good for the road but tended to fade a bit after several track laps. He switched to blacks which were great for the track but squeak like a **** on the street...Im mean like really really bad. In the end he switches from blues to black at the track.
I use ebc green stuff. They are fine for the street. Low dust no noise. On the track they are vastly superior to stockers in life span (length of time to heat up) but once they heat up I dont like the way they feel. They are not really track pads and feel vague as they get hotter. The stock pads were actually had a better "feel." At least you knew when they were giving out. It was an all or nothing sort of thing. The green stuff just sort of gets to the point where you cant tell what they are doing. In the end I like them better than than the stockers as I get more laps. it would be a tough call to choose between these and hawk blues as I dont track very much (3 times a year) If I was tracking more I would not use the greens. Since Im mostly on the street, greens are fine.
Tire rack told me that the greens are suitable for light track and the reds are not suitable for the street. I called ebc to get the answer as the descriptions are not so good.("Greens for light track use" I think it says) They weren't much help. I will probably go with the reds when these give out. Many people complain that the greens burn away really fast on the track. I have not noticed that but then again I am not an aggressive braker on the track. Im still very newb on track driving. I have also heard that they fall apart at 1/2 pd thickness but have not seen that yet. Then again, like I said I dont hammer my brakes.