I live my Champro magnesium frame. But the pads are less then worthless. TW's go in all my frames, as I like the science that went into them, AND I live in San Diego, so the weather is rarely a concern.
Here's the picture we need, and you'll need some assistance. Drop into your stance, and have someone take a pic from the side. That will show you your gap, and what, if anything, you need to solve it. Some don't need one.