Hawk HB103M.590 Performance 1969-1977 GM Black Brake Pads
69-82 Checker, 69-96 Buick, 67-96 Cadillac, 66-02 Chevy, Modified, Stock Car, Black Compound
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Get superior stopping power with Hawk Performance! Hawk Performance brake pads have been successful in virtually all forms of motorsports for over 16 years. This success helps Hawk Performance enjoy the benefits of the “Win on Sunday, Sell on Monday,” philosophy. Hawk is one of few brake pad manufacturers that can deliver on the promise, “Race Proven – Street Legal.”
Hawk Black Pads:
Medium torque and temperature compound designed to be a good, all-purpose low- cost racing brake pad. Can be used as a Dirt Circle Track and Stock Car application.
Upgrade your 1969-77 GM Midsize braking system with these premium pads.
Tech Tip: Only use full metallic pads on coated rotors.
Sold as a set of 4, 1 set will be needed to outfit 2 calipers.
Brake Pad Brand Guide (Link)
Learn how to properly Bed-In your brake pads by reading our tech article. Bedding-In Brake Pad Procedure.
Item DetailsGood fade resist at low-medium temps, very long pad/rotor life, good Dirt, mild Asphalt
Note: Hawk Performance burnishes its High Performance Street brake pads as a final step in the factory, but all brake pads have to be bedded-in with the rotors (new or used) that they will be used against. Properly bedding-in new brake pads results in a transfer film being generated at the pad and rotor interface to maximize brake performance.
Due to the dramatic friction levels produced by the HP Plus series to achieve "race-level" braking, rotor wear, noise, dust, and pad life may be affected.
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Q & A
If you're changing your brake pads before you hit your first race, it's important to burnish or bed-in your new pads. Check out our quick tech-tip on bedding brakes and how to minimize pad wear and get the best performance out of your brakes.
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