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Carbotech - Racing Brake Pads - XP16 Compound
Carbotech Racing Brake Pads - XP16 Compound


 
Price: $134.99


Part Number: 0020


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Description
 

Carbotech produces some of the highest performing brake pads in the world directly from their research and manufacturing plant in Concord, NC, the racing headquarters of the USA. Carbotech Performance Brakes utilize true race compounds that are "rotor friendly," eliminating the grabbing and locking up that keep so many drivers and race cars from performing at their peak. You want to go deep to gain those precious fractions of a second before you need to brake, and Carbotech brakes let you do just that. In every turn, all race long.

Designed by racers for racers, Carbotech brakes can be specified to meet the needs of your car and driving style. Ggive us a call and we can recommend the compounds that will be perfect for your front and rear pads and shoes, assuring that they perform together with optimum effectiveness.

As you go up in number (XP8..10.. etc) pad bite and torque will increase along with pad and rotor wear. The operating temperature range will increase as stated in the descriptions. Carbotech pads are relatively easy on rotors and if you are using your street car for track/driving schools, Carbotechs also produce a mostly non-corrosive dust for easy wheel and paint cleaning.

Carbotech XP12™:

A step up from the highly successful XP12 compound. The XP16™ leads the highly touted XP™ series line of compounds from Carbotech with an extremely high initial bite and more torque and fade resistance than compound XP12™. XP16™ is a world leading friction compound that is unmatched as a Ceramic racing compound, with a temperature range of 250°F to 2000°F+. Carbotech XP16™ still has outstanding release and modulation that has made all other Carbotech compounds so successful.

The XP16™ is the most rotor aggressive compound Carbotech makes, but compared to it's competition the XP16™ is still very rotor friendly and contains 100% non-corrosive dust. XP16™ is recommended only for expert/very advanced drivers. XP16™ is found to be most affective on race cars weighing 3,000lbs or more using R-Compound tires only.

Not recommended for use as a daily driven street pad due to possible elevated levels of dust and noise.

Series

Model

Front

Rear

1 Series

E82 135i

1371

1372

E8X 128i

1061

1267

3 Series

E9X M3

918

919

E9X 335, 328 (9/07+)

918

1170

E9X 330, 325i

1061

1170

E9X 328 (-8/07)

1061

1267

E46 M3 w/ Competition Package

946

683

E46 M3

394

683

E46 330

946

683

E46 323/325/328

558

396

E36 M3

394

396

E36 318/323/325/328

558

396

E30 M3

395

396

E30 318/325

493

279

E21 320i

174

478 (shoe)

Z Series

MZ4

947

683

Z4 3.0Si

946

396

Z4 3.0, 2.5

558

396

MZ3

394

396

Z3

558

396

Z8

682

683

5 Series

E60 M5

1151

919

E6X 545i, 550i

918

919

E6X 530i

918

683

E6X 525i, Manual Trans.

725

683

E6X 525i, Auto Trans.

918

683

E39 M5

681

683

E39 540, 530

681

396

E39 528, 525

725

396

E34 5 Series

394

396

E28 M5

163

396

E28 5 Series, Non M

253

279

E12 528

163

164

6 Series

E6X M6

1151

919

E6X 6 Series, Non M

918

919

E24 M6

163

279

E24 6 Series, 9/'82+

395

279

E24 6 Series, -8/'82

163

164

7 Series

E6X 760, 750

918

919

E6X 745

918

396

E38 7 Series

681

683

E32 7 Series

394

396

E23 7 Series

394

396

8 Series

E31 850CSi, 850 '90-7/'93

547

683

E31 850 8/'93-'97, 840

639

683

X Series

X3

394

683


Our sales associates will try to ensure accuracy of the products ordered based on the year and model provided by the customer. The ultimate responsibility still falls onto the customer to select the correct parts and type the current year and model in the specified blank. The year and model (ex."1998 328i") of your BMW can be found with the VIN number in the driver’s door jam. If there is any confusion in the listing please contact one of our sales representatives for clarification.

Due to dimensional differences in pad shapes we do not suggest Carbotech performance pads with Performance Friction Direct Drive rotors for any application.


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