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Old 03-23-2014, 07:46 PM   #1
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Where to get Cobalt Frictions?

Wondering where people are getting their pads from? I need XR1/XR3 in ZL1 sizes for a fair price.

Also are you swapping to a street pad? If so what have you found to be compatible from a compound standpoint?
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Old 03-23-2014, 08:40 PM   #2
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Subscribe. I'm looking for the same answers for the same size pads.
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Old 03-23-2014, 09:26 PM   #3
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Old 03-23-2014, 10:19 PM   #4
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Old 03-23-2014, 11:23 PM   #5
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Old 03-24-2014, 08:38 AM   #6
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I would stay away from LG Motorsports...they are horrible to deal with...they are screwing me around right now on a refund for parts they can't get....I would not buy from them....
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Old 03-24-2014, 08:51 AM   #7
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Wow, $612 for a set of pads.
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Old 03-24-2014, 09:02 AM   #8
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Wow, $612 for a set of pads.

Everything cheaper I've tried has failed on track. Not a feeling I enjoy.
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Old 03-24-2014, 10:05 AM   #9
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I would stay away from LG Motorsports...they are horrible to deal with...they are screwing me around right now on a refund for parts they can't get....I would not buy from them....
Not sure what this guy is talking about. I've never had a problem with LG and everyone i've met that has used them for anything hasnt either.

What are they "screwing" you on?
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Old 03-24-2014, 10:31 AM   #11
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I ordered direct. They like military if that helps you.
Do they like us more than LG likes everyone?
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Old 03-24-2014, 11:03 AM   #12
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Not sure what this guy is talking about. I've never had a problem with LG and everyone i've met that has used them for anything hasnt either.

What are they "screwing" you on?
Lucky for you....they just refunded the money today after 3 weeks of telling me they would when they couldn't get the parts ordered...that is not good customer service to me...
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Old 03-24-2014, 11:07 AM   #13
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Everything cheaper I've tried has failed on track. Not a feeling I enjoy.
Agree, they work the best, but are expensive...I swapped to Hawk DTC 30's this round, will see how they do as Danny Popp recently told me that he uses....
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Old 03-24-2014, 11:41 AM   #14
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Agree, they work the best, but are expensive...I swapped to Hawk DTC 30's this round, will see how they do as Danny Popp recently told me that he uses....
Don't do it. Mine overheated and left deposits running very easy on a cold day the first time out. They felt downright scarey.
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Old 03-24-2014, 07:48 PM   #15
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Price is steep, but from the research and dialogue I've done with Andie, they were a necessary purchase.
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Old 03-24-2014, 11:58 PM   #16
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^^^ Andie Lin? Great guy.

And I go direct too.

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Yes, I order direct from Cobalt too. Andie is great at taking care of your orders and answering all your questions.
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Old 03-25-2014, 05:11 PM   #18
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I spoke with him today, he said stock ZL1 pads if I wanna swap but it will slightly reduce the life of both pad and rotor by swapping back and forth.

I'm going to see how disgustingly noisy and messy they are first before buying anything else. I've been driving with track pads and don't care about noise/dust as long as it doesn't split an ear drum. The brakes cold will still outbrake the tailgater behind me which is who's braking power really matters.
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Old 03-25-2014, 09:27 PM   #19
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I spoke with him today, he said stock ZL1 pads if I wanna swap but it will slightly reduce the life of both pad and rotor by swapping back and forth.

I'm going to see how disgustingly noisy and messy they are first before buying anything else. I've been driving with track pads and don't care about noise/dust as long as it doesn't split an ear drum. The brakes cold will still outbrake the tailgater behind me which is who's braking power really matters.
I didn't find them very noisy, but the dust is a constant killer in trying to keep wheels clean and don't ever let the wheels get wet without getting the dust off completely, because that stuff is like concrete when it dries...
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Have you looked at Carbotech pads?
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Old 03-26-2014, 06:08 AM   #22
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I didn't find them very noisy, but the dust is a constant killer in trying to keep wheels clean and don't ever let the wheels get wet without getting the dust off completely, because that stuff is like concrete when it dries...
I've already partially liquified the powdercoat on my calipers and embedded dust throughout so I've come to accept it.
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Old 03-26-2014, 10:02 AM   #23
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I paid over $700 for my CFs. What kind of price are you guys getting by ordering direct....with the love for the military?
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Old 03-26-2014, 07:26 PM   #24
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Have you looked at Carbotech pads?
I have but from my research its somewhere inbetween cobalt friction and hawk in terms of quality and track capability. At this point after 2 failures I'm going with what everyone seems to consider the best with the highest temp rating. Upgrading through poor choices has been more expensive than just going big in the first place, especially considering losing track time due to bad pads failing.
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