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Replacement Front Polymatrix B brake pads for the Wilwood Big Brake System NMB2041.

Fits all current MINI models (except Countryman).

Characteristics:

  • Medium-high friction, good cold response
  • Gently rising torque curve, predictable engagemnet
  • Low wear rate at medium temperatures, increasing to moderate at high temperature.
  • Medium-high friction, good cold response

* Medium-high friction compound with good cold response and a gently rising friction curve as temperature increases.
* Smooth, predictable engagement with excellent control over a wide range of applications.
* Long wearing pad in the middle temperature ranges with moderate wear in sustained high heat conditions.
* Easily bedded without abrasion on new iron or steel rotors.

Race ONLY compound used in ARCA, ASA, ALMS, Grand-AM, NASCAR, REMAX, SCCA, USAC, and other severe duty oval, road course, and off-road series that require an aggressive response and durability in the highest temperature ranges.

Lightweight sprints and club sport racers using steel plate rotors that require fast response at low temperatures with resistance to fade during periodic or temporary high temperature spikes.

Temperature range and overall friction value are the primary considerations for pad selection. The pads must be capable of maintaining the proper amount of friction for stopping power within the temperatures that will be realized on the track during the event. Then, overall wear rate must be considered. For most asphalt and road race applications, compounds in the high temperature ranges over 1000°F range are usually necessary. Dirt track, drag race, and street performance applications usually operate at temperatures between 500° and 1000°F. Keep in mind that these are general ranges, and not absolute values. Many factors and unforeseen influences can affect brake temperatures. The best indicator for pad selection will always be on track performance. If pad fade (friction loss) due to overheating occurs, then improved cooling, a heavier rotor, or a higher temperature range pad may all become necessary.

For other pad types, see NMB2045-P.

Brake fluid should be replaced every 2 years, more often if you track your MINI.

For High Performance Brake Fluids, see the following:

For replacement Brake Fluid, see Mini Cooper Brake Fluid Pentosin DOT4.

 

For Wilwood Big Brake Kit replacement rotors, see NMB2047.

For Wilwood Big Brake Caliper replacement Pistons, see NMB2071.

For Wilwood Big Brake Caliper rebuild kit, see NMB2070.

For Wilwood Big Brake Kit, see NMB2041.

MINI Cooper Wilwood big brake track pad, Polymatrix B

MINI Cooper Wilwood big brake track pad, Polymatrix B

MINI Cooper Wilwood big brake track pad, Polymatrix B
Selected: Front PolyMatrix B
Part No: NMB2046
$179.99
Qty:
Specially Priced. Discounts Do Not Apply.
Fits the following:
MINI (2002-Current)
Replacement Front pads for Wilwood Big Brake System NMB2041.

Fits current MINI models (except Countryman).

Smart Pad BP-10 - Performance Street Pads

A nice upgrade from the original Poly 'Q' pads. Better performance with slightly more dust and noise.

Applications:
* High performance street / strip, drag race, and track day categories using vented iron rotors.
* Light to medium braking on dirt tracks including late models, modifieds, sportsman, and street stocks.
* Disc brake conversions on street rods and muscle cars.

Characteristics:

Heat Range: Medium
Cold Torque: Medium
Hot Torque: Medium
Wear Rate: Medium

* Medium friction compound with the low noise and low dust of a street performance compound and the increased friction characteristics of a semi-metallic race compound.
* Smooth engagement with consistent response from a flat torque curve throughout its entire effective temperature range.
* Good low to middle temperature wear rates.
* Beds quickly and provides fast response without excessive abrasion on vented iron rotors.

For other pad types, see NMB2045-P.

For Wilwood Big Brake Kit replacement rotors, see NMB2047-P.

For Wilwood Big Brake Caliper, replacement Pistons, see NMB2071.

For Wilwood Big Brake Caliper Rebuild O-Ring Kit, see NMB2070.

For Wilwood Big Brake Kit, see NMB2041.

Brake fluid should be replaced every 2 years, more often if you track your MINI.

For High Performance Brake Fluids, see the following:

For replacement Brake Fluid, see Mini Cooper Brake Fluid Pentosin DOT4.

Replacement Wilwood Polymatrix Q  Front brake pads for the Wilwood Big Brake System NMB2041.

Fits all current MINI models (except Countryman).

Poly-Matrix 'Q' Compound front pad set for the 2002 - 2006 MINI Cooper & Cooper S Wilwood Big Brake Kit. These are the same pads originally supplied with the Big Brake Kit. 4 pads per set.

7816 "Q" compound Polymatrix Pads - Operates at the lowest noise and dust level of any performance pad. Polymatrix offers high resistance to fade, long wear, and low rotor abrasion.

Characteristics:

  • Medium friction, smooth engagement, low abrasion on iron rotors.
  • Flat torque curve. Can be used with aluminum rotors on Sprint Car applications.
  • Low wear rate at low to medium temperatures
  • Medium friction, smooth engagement, low abrasion on iron rotors.

[ ] Enhanced friction ceramic formula features the lowest noise and dust properties available from a performance compound pad.
[ ] Improved friction over OE replacement pad compounds with smooth engagement, long service life, increased fade resistance, and quick recovery time.

Temperature range and overall friction value are the primary considerations for pad selection. The pads must be capable of maintaining the proper amount of friction for stopping power within the temperatures that will be realized on the track during the event. Then, overall wear rate must be considered. For most asphalt and road race applications, compounds in the high temperature ranges over 1000°F range are usually necessary. Dirt track, drag race, and street performance applications usually operate at temperatures between 500° and 1000°F. Keep in mind that these are general ranges, and not absolute values. Many factors and unforeseen influences can affect brake temperatures. The best indicator for pad selection will always be on track performance. If pad fade (friction loss) due to overheating occurs, then improved cooling, a heavier rotor, or a higher temperature range pad may all become necessary.

See other pad options.

For High Performance Brake Fluids, see the following:

 

For Wilwood Big Brake Kit replacement rotors, see NMB2047.

For Wilwood Big Brake Caliper replacement Pistons, see NMB2071.

For Wilwood Big Brake Caliper rebuild kit, see NMB2070.

For Wilwood Big Brake Kit, see NMB2041.

Replacement Front Polymatrix B brake pads for the Wilwood Big Brake System NMB2041.

Fits all current MINI models (except Countryman).

Characteristics:

  • Medium-high friction, good cold response
  • Gently rising torque curve, predictable engagemnet
  • Low wear rate at medium temperatures, increasing to moderate at high temperature.
  • Medium-high friction, good cold response

* Medium-high friction compound with good cold response and a gently rising friction curve as temperature increases.
* Smooth, predictable engagement with excellent control over a wide range of applications.
* Long wearing pad in the middle temperature ranges with moderate wear in sustained high heat conditions.
* Easily bedded without abrasion on new iron or steel rotors.

Race ONLY compound used in ARCA, ASA, ALMS, Grand-AM, NASCAR, REMAX, SCCA, USAC, and other severe duty oval, road course, and off-road series that require an aggressive response and durability in the highest temperature ranges.

Lightweight sprints and club sport racers using steel plate rotors that require fast response at low temperatures with resistance to fade during periodic or temporary high temperature spikes.

Temperature range and overall friction value are the primary considerations for pad selection. The pads must be capable of maintaining the proper amount of friction for stopping power within the temperatures that will be realized on the track during the event. Then, overall wear rate must be considered. For most asphalt and road race applications, compounds in the high temperature ranges over 1000°F range are usually necessary. Dirt track, drag race, and street performance applications usually operate at temperatures between 500° and 1000°F. Keep in mind that these are general ranges, and not absolute values. Many factors and unforeseen influences can affect brake temperatures. The best indicator for pad selection will always be on track performance. If pad fade (friction loss) due to overheating occurs, then improved cooling, a heavier rotor, or a higher temperature range pad may all become necessary.

For other pad types, see NMB2045-P.

Brake fluid should be replaced every 2 years, more often if you track your MINI.

For High Performance Brake Fluids, see the following:

For replacement Brake Fluid, see Mini Cooper Brake Fluid Pentosin DOT4.

 

For Wilwood Big Brake Kit replacement rotors, see NMB2047.

For Wilwood Big Brake Caliper replacement Pistons, see NMB2071.

For Wilwood Big Brake Caliper rebuild kit, see NMB2070.

For Wilwood Big Brake Kit, see NMB2041.

 
 
Question:
Is the NMB2046 pad the BP-20 pad on the performance graph?
Answer:
Yes, it is the black dotted line with the highest temp on the graph below. It is a 'RACE ONLY' compound.


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