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Home > 1997 ASTON MARTIN V8 VIRAGE 5.4 > Street Brake Pads > Hawk HPS - High Performance Street
Hawk HPS - High Performance Street
 
 
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Status: Available
$78.08

HPS - High Performance Street disc brake pads are world renowned for increasing stopping power on your street legal vehicle.
Increasing the performance of your vehicles braking system is easy when you choose Hawk Performance's HPS braking compound.
This unique Ferro-Carbon formula was developed for street performance using the safety and quality of Aerospace and Motorsports severe-duty friction technology. The High Performance Street compound offers a higher coefficient of friction over stock brake pads and can provide you 20-40% more stopping power and higher resistance to brake fade than most standard replacement pads. Less fade means you'll have a highly durable brake pad with less brake dust.

Hawk Brake Pad Installation Procedure

  • Install Brake pads properly. Be sure pads are securely positioned in the caliper.
  • Flush system with fresh brake fluid.
  • Check all hydraulic parts for excess wear and tear.
  • Check disc for proper thickness, parallelism, and lateral run-out.
  • Check disc for scoring or grooves over .012"" depth. If either applies, resurfacing or replacement is required.
  • If disc does not need resurfacing then contamination from the previous brake pads must be removed. Sand discs with Garnet sandpaper using moderate pressure. Use soap and water to clean off disc surface after sanding and machining. Discs should be free and clear of oil, grease, and brake fluid.
  • Inspect calipers for freedom of movement. Lubricate where necessary.

Hawk Brake Bedding-in Procedure
  • Make 6-10 slow-downs from approximately 30-35 mph to 5 mph. applying moderate pressure. Do not come to a complete stop.
  • Make an additional 2 to 3 harder stops from approximately 40-45 mph. to zero.
  • DO NOT DRAG THE BRAKES!  (after stopping - do not leave your foot on the brake pedal)
  • Allow 15 mintues or more for the brake system to cool down.
  • Your new Hawk pads are ready for use.

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