I am back again with an EMPI brake questions. We have been having problems with squealing front brakes. The car has EMPI disk brakes with caliper number 226125B and pad number 22-2880. I took some of your advise and chambered the pad edges and put that anit-squeal red gel stuff all over the back of the pads. I waited overnight before installing the pads to allow the gel stuff to dry. It didn't work. So I took the car into a local garage that specializing in Porsche and euro imports. The guy at the counter said that the pads have not embedded themselves yet into the rotor. They used some higher end anti-squeal spray. He also said that the car is really too light for these disk brakes. They charged $200 for basically nothing. The squeal stopped for about a week and now its back.
I believe the problems is due to these pads not having any type of shim between the pad and the calipers. They also don't have any type of anti-rattle clips. My guess is they are squealing at the ears of the backing plate. I have never seen modern brakes without some type of shims and clips.
So here is my question, are there any other pad manufactures that make a pad the would fit these calipers? I have tried cross referencing on the internet but have not had any luck.