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What Is The Best HAWK Performance Brake Pad For Your Mustang?

LMR breaks down what each HAWK Performance Brake pad is specifically designed for. We guide you along, with this infographic, to help you understand the differences of each performance compound levels, to instill confidence in your purchase. Find out which pad suites your needs and pick up the brake pads your Mustang is begging for.

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Which HAWK brake pad is best for your Mustang? Specs & Details

Mustang Brake Pads Explained

Optimal Range: 100-450 F optimal temperature range
Min/Max: 100-650 F operating temperatures
  • Extremely quiet
  • Ultra-low dust
  • Improved stopping power
  • Gentle on rotors for extended pad life
  • Stable friction output
Optimal Range: 100-500 F optimal temperature range
Min/Max: 100-700 F•Smooth braking feel
  • Excellent for spirited driving
  • Gentle on rotors and extended pad life
  • Consistent brake release characteristics
  • Increased stopping power
HPS 5.0
Optimal Range: 100-550 F optimal temperature range
Min/Max: 100-750 F operating temperatures
  • Aggressive torque•Great rotor & pad wear life
  • Smooth & predictable control
  • Designed to deliver high deceleration rates
  • Consistent brake release characteristics for a smooth braking feel
HP Plus:
Optimal Range: 300-600 F optimal temperature range
Min/Max: 100-800 F operating temperatures
  • Low torque
  • Low to mid temperature range
  • Fade resistant•Smooth & predictable torque
  • Ideal for Autocross & club racing events

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Wellman Products Group introduced Hawk high-performance disc brake pads into the Motorsports arena more than 15 years ago and the brand has outperformed the competition and gained a loyal following from Mustang & Lightning owners across the U.S.A. Wellman Products Group is renowned for providing engineered solutions to...