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Therein lies the question. Are you going to track your car? If the answer is no, street pads will work just fine for you with minimal degradation in performance. We can “what if” accident scenarios all day long but the percentage of accidents solely caused by a slight reduction in braking performance has got to be microscopically low.
If you are going to track your car you’ll be doing pad swaps anyways so get the Caliperfexion kit and run street pads on the street and stock/track pads on the track. Problem solved.
As for options, Powerstop has their Z26 high performance street pads for the front that many people on here and other forums use with no reports of reduced feel or concerns of engagement and stopping distance. The rear pads are not available yet from Powerstop but they are coming. The only other option I’m aware of is Carbotech and they are expensive.
 

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I ran Powerstop Z26 pads on my GT350. Amazing pads for the street and running uphill on mountain runs they even held up to some seriously quick driving. However when I turned around and began running hard down hill the pads quickly began having heat issues. I couldn't trust the pads downhill and went back to stock
By “running hard” do you mean “max performing” your brakes (something most of us never do)? Thankfully I have no mountains around me 🤣
 

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So it looks like we have right now to pick form on our cars is the Carbotech VS Powerstop VS Race Brakes?

Anyone know what ones are best for dust? Looks like people are still waiting for the Powerstop rear pads to come out?
The Z26 pads aren’t too dusty but you will have some.
 
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