[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
2015 Acura TLX Unveiled at the 2014 New York International Auto Show
More.......................
Video: TOV member catches a TLX prototype on dashcam!
More.......................
All New 2015 Honda Fit Designed to Top the Subcompact Class
More.......................
Honda set to show interesting new Concept at Beijing International Automotive Exhibition
More.......................
'HR-V' name confirmed for upcoming Fit-based 'urban sport utility'
More.......................
American Honda Announces Sales Results for March 2014
More.......................
Latest Best Car suggests up to 360hp for new Civic Type R, more info
More.......................
Acura TLX GT Race Car To Debut At Detroit Grand Prix
More.......................
Civic --> Anyone knows the color code for a really old civic color?
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: 2016 Acura TLX Type-S and Coupe
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Push button start SUCKS
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: latest CTR details - 395bhp Golf R 400
Join Discussion......
Fit (and Jazz) --> Re: 2015 Honda Fit - first drive reviews
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Updated Camry, New Sonata
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: MK7 Golf Wagon
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Carscoop: Honda to Detail, But Won't Show New Compact SUV Based on JDM Vezel in New York
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Bad news at Texas Indycar test
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: Notes on LBGP
Join Discussion......
Amateur Racing & Driving --> Re: Recommend a helmet cam
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: TLX Debut @ NYIAS
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: NYIAS Camry / Sonata MMCs
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: TLX details
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: F1 - 2014 Chinese Grand Prix
Join Discussion......
TOV Photo Gallery: 2015 Honda Fit
Read Article....................
PR Photo Gallery: 2015 Honda Fit
Read Article....................
TOV Dyno Test: 2014 Accord Hybrid
Read Article....................
TOV Video: 2015 Acura TLX design Overview by Jared Hall
Read Article....................
PR Photo Gallery: 2014 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid
Read Article....................
PR Photo Gallery: 2015 Civic Type R Prototype
Read Article....................

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
TOV Forums > Amateur Racing & Driving > > Re: Tire Pressures for track day on Si

Go to:

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

Thread Page - 1 [2]
Author
  Post New Thread
RyanDL
Profile for RyanDL
Re: Tire Pressures for track day on Si    (Score: 1, Normal) 01-31-2012 12:26
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
white06si wrote:
Ryan,

I agree with you about EBC. That is why I want something else that works well by others with experience in this. How are the XP8 cold? Can you drive to the track with stopping power cold?

kd


They are squeaky and dusty, just like the Panther+. They work fine at normal operating temps.

Ryan
white06si
Profile for white06si
Re: Tire Pressures for track day on Si    (Score: 1, Normal) 01-31-2012 15:24
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Ryan,

What are the advantages and disadvantages of the XP8 versus the XP6? Thanks

kd
RyanDL
Profile for RyanDL
Re: Tire Pressures for track day on Si    (Score: 1, Normal) 01-31-2012 16:59
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
white06si wrote:
Ryan,

What are the advantages and disadvantages of the XP8 versus the XP6? Thanks

kd


I don't see an XP6 listed on their site.

http://www.ctbrakes.com/brake-compounds.asp

Ryan
white06si
Profile for white06si
Re: Tire Pressures for track day on Si    (Score: 1, Normal) 01-31-2012 17:57
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
I meant AX6. It seems the XP8 needs some heat before it starts to brake.
white06si
Profile for white06si
Re: Tire Pressures for track day on Si    (Score: 1, Normal) 01-31-2012 18:11
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Ryan or SC have you had any experience with the Hawk HT 10?
RyanDL
Profile for RyanDL
Re: Tire Pressures for track day on Si    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-01-2012 09:29
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
white06si wrote:
I meant AX6. It seems the XP8 needs some heat before it starts to brake.

The main difference is the heat range. If you're using the pads on the track, go with the XP8. They take 1 stop at most to get up to temp, but even that 1st stop is not a hair-raising experience.

I have only experienced the Hawk pads on our Civic Si project car. We burned thru a set at the track -- I want to say they were the HPS pads.

Pound for pound, I don't think you can do better than the Carbotech's.

Ryan
white06si
Profile for white06si
Re: Tire Pressures for track day on Si    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-01-2012 18:35
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Ryan,

Thanks very much for your info. I do plan on the Carbobech XP8. I wish more people carried this line.

KD
 
Thread Page - 1 [2]
Go to:
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2014 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy