Ferodo DS1-11 Brake Pads: Front Set
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Ferodo DS1-11 Brake Pads: Front Set

SKU:  FCP1499W
WEIGHT:  5.00 lbs
brand: Ferodo
Our price: $311.95
 
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Details

Several brake pads on the market boast 'ceramic' technology. DS1.11 is the real thing. It is based upon a chemical family known as Siloxanes. Unlike carbon-based materials, siloxane chains do not decompose at high temperatures and so DS1.11 keeps on working up to the highest temperatures a brake pad could ever see. That means it won't fade and has excellent life, the best in the Ferodo Racing range. Moreover the performance remains exactly the same throughout the pad's (long) life. It is formulated to provide a very flat friction profile at a medium/high level of friction. The pad compression is very low, always, and so pedal travel is short and consistent.

The main characteristics of DS1.11 are:
- High coefficient of friction (0,50) at all speeds and temperatures
- Excellent life of pad and disc
- High initial bite
- Predictability and control because of the unvarying torque output
- Low off-brake drag/Excellent release
- Unvarying performance throughout pad life
- Firm pedal. Always.

Ferodo Brake Bedding-in Procedure
To achieve optimum performance from Ferodo Racing brake pads please follow the instructions below:
Perform 25 to 30 trial brake applications, each of approximately 4 seconds, using around 50% of normal race pedal pressure. To shorten the procedure applications can be made along the straights as well as through bends.
-On completion of trial applications return to the pit lane. Inspect the surface of the brake pads from the two wheels which have been working the hardest. There should be evidence of contact over the full pad area but without glazing. The pads are now ready to race.

Whilst we recommend that pads are inspected, if time does not allow this, assuming procedure (1) has been carried out and a short period of time has elapsed to allow the brake system to cool, the pads will be ready to race.
Important: to optimize the performance and life of both brake pads and discs, during the bedding-in period heat in the braking system should be built up progressively. Pad wear inspection: brake pads must have at least 2mm of friction material. Excessively worn brake pads must be replaced. Thermal paint temperature control. Using this procedure, if none of the 3 paints has changed appearance and the braking performance is not considered satisfactory, it may be necessary to reduce cooling to the discs. If all 3 paints have changed appearance, it may be necessary to increase cooling to the discs.

Please carefully select the correct part number from the drop-down menu based on your specific model:

FCP1499W for the following:
Gen1 MINI: base models and non-JCW S models

R50 MINI Cooper Hatchback: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
R53 MINI Cooper S Hatchback: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
R52 MINI Cooper Convertible: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
R52 MINI Cooper S Convertible: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008


FCP4080W for the following:
Gen1 MINI: JCW models

R50 MINI Cooper Hatchback: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
R53 MINI Cooper S Hatchback: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
R52 MINI Cooper Convertible: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
R52 MINI Cooper S Convertible: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

Gen2 MINI: non-JCW S models
R55 MINI Cooper S Clubman:
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
R56 MINI Cooper S Hatchback: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
R57 MINI Cooper S Convertible: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
R58 MINI Cooper S Coupe: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
R59 MINI Cooper S Roadster: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Gen2 MINI: base models, S models, and All-4 models
R60 MINI Cooper Countryman:
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
R60 MINI Cooper S Countryman: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
R61 MINI Cooper Paceman: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
R61 MINI Cooper S Paceman: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

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