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Red Dot Brakes

Looking for some replacement discs/pads and saw the Red Dot 20 Groove Discs with their pads.

Anyone any experience of these brakes?
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I have them. Very good! Way better than standard but if i would do it over, i would fit Ferodo ds2500 pads instead of their fast road ones. Less likely to fade i'm told.
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I'd go for DS2500 pads on basic std discs.
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I have 20 groove red dot discs (make a lovely noise when slowing down ), had the red dot fast road pads but this combination was only a little bit better than standard and the pads wore down really quickly, i now have the same discs, but with ferrodo ds2500 pads and the brakes are loads better. When i come to getting new discs/pads, i will be getting standard discs with ds 2500 pads is offline  
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Standard discs and DS2500s gets my vote for the standard 156 set-up. If you want the 'show' of grooved discs then go for that, but I would avoid the Red Dot pads, they don't have a brilliant reputation.
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red-dot discs = good

red-dot pads = dangerous .... imho
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Avoid the Red Dot 20-groove discs and XE pads. Tried them on my Spider, very noisy on braking, wears down the pads rapidly, braking efficiency deteriorated rapidly after 6 months followed by warping of one of the discs. 20-grooves is simply OTT, by all means try the 6-groove, as one well-known motoring journalist said: 'less is more'.

On the pads Ferodo the best imho.

Sometimes these gimmicky discs just ain't worth it. Don't get sucked into temptation to look like a racer, only to find that you're out of pocket later
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Fatsweats, i know you cant get EBC discs to fit your car, i'd go like daveC suggests with the Ferodo Pads on solid discs...
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I had RD 20 groove discs on my 156 with DS2500 pads when I used it on the track - quite a good combination but really there is no need to spend loads on the discs as its the pads that make ALL the difference.

The DS2500 can be a bit squeaky but fitting 3M backing shims seems to have cured that for me
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