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brake pads #100345 Feb 8, 1:14pm Feb 8, 1:14pm
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okay, time for new brake pads...now brakes are something that I really want to get the best quality...I'm not a racer and I don't auto-x or do any high performance driving, I'm just a regular street guy...so what are the best pads I can get for my GT??? TRD?? green-stuff?? hawk?? what do you guys recommend??

Re: brake pads [Re: NYgodfatha27] #100346 Feb 8, 1:22pm Feb 8, 1:22pm
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axxis ulitmate carbon ceramic

Re: brake pads [Re: NYgodfatha27] #100347 Feb 8, 1:27pm Feb 8, 1:27pm
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AXXIS Ultimate pads feature a special Kevlar(R) and ceramic strengthened non-asbestos formula with a high co-efficient of friction and very high temperature fade resistance. Designed for extreme high performance street driving and hard braking applications, Ultimate pad users will benefit with extreme stopping power and high resistance to brake fade at high temperatures with a Maximum Operating Temperature (MOT) of 500 C degrees (932 F deg), and minimal co-efficient of friction loss throughout its entire operating temperature range. FEATURES: Specially formulated for road and track high performance Integral shim for quiet high performance operation Contains Kevlar(R) and ceramic strengthened formulation High co-efficient friction providing ultimate stopping power

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Re: brake pads [Re: Steven] #100348 Feb 8, 1:29pm Feb 8, 1:29pm
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Originally Posted by Steven
AXXIS Ultimate pads feature a special Kevlar(R) and ceramic strengthened non-asbestos formula with a high co-efficient of friction and very high temperature fade resistance. Designed for extreme high performance street driving and hard braking applications, Ultimate pad users will benefit with extreme stopping power and high resistance to brake fade at high temperatures with a Maximum Operating Temperature (MOT) of 500 C degrees (932 F deg), and minimal co-efficient of friction loss throughout its entire operating temperature range. FEATURES: Specially formulated for road and track high performance Integral shim for quiet high performance operation Contains Kevlar(R) and ceramic strengthened formulation High co-efficient friction providing ultimate stopping power


damn that sounds sweet

Re: brake pads [Re: NYgodfatha27] #100349 Feb 8, 1:32pm Feb 8, 1:32pm
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yea, my dealership told me that i have only 2mm of brake pad left. where can i get these AXXIS brake pads, and will i need to change the rotors too? the dealership said that i should change my rotors when i change my pads, and i only have 25000 miles on my car. others have told me that if you change ur brake pads timely, then ur rotors will last you for over 50000 miles, is that true?

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Re: brake pads [Re: NYgodfatha27] #100350 Feb 8, 1:47pm Feb 8, 1:47pm
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r the front brake pads the same for gt and a gts? i found someone who will sell me these but they have the ones for a gts and i need some for a gt and some for gts! so will those gts brake bads work for the gt too. they are both 02 gts and gt! thnx

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Re: brake pads [Re: slik_gts] #100351 Feb 8, 1:57pm Feb 8, 1:57pm
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You won't have to replace your rotors at that kind of mileage. At worst you may have to get them 'turned' or 'machined' which means they just put them on a machine and take a cut off them to make sure they aren't warped. As long as your brakes weren't pulsing you are probabally fine.


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Re: brake pads [Re: NYgodfatha27] #100352 Feb 8, 1:58pm Feb 8, 1:58pm
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I got mine off ebay. Just search "axxis ulitmate" and buy the celica specific ones. Make sure they're for 00-03 GT or GTS. I recommend getting fronts and rears. You'll also need to go get some "brake grease" from pepboys to use on the anti-squeal shims.

Front brake pad installation instructions:
https://www.celicahobby.com/tech/tsb2/ARTICLE_BRAKES_PAD_FRONT_SERVICE.pdf

Rear brake pad installation instructions:
https://www.celicahobby.com/tech/tsb2/ARTICLE_BRAKES_PAD_REAR_SERVICE.pdf

Re: brake pads [Re: Steven] #100353 Feb 8, 7:08pm Feb 8, 7:08pm
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okay, these pads sound good, but you said they were for high-performance applications and extreme braking and all that...well I don't need that at all...will these pads still provide good stopping power for the street without compromising pad life or other factors that are usually sacrificed in racing application mods??

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Yikes! Those sound like some sweet brake pads! I never thought i'd be excited to get new brake pads! thumbsup


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Re: brake pads [Re: NYgodfatha27] #100355 Feb 8, 7:33pm Feb 8, 7:33pm
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Originally Posted by NYgodfatha27
okay, these pads sound good, but you said they were for high-performance applications and extreme braking and all that...well I don't need that at all...will these pads still provide good stopping power for the street without compromising pad life or other factors that are usually sacrificed in racing application mods??


yep wut he said confused

Re: brake pads [Re: NYgodfatha27] #100356 Feb 8, 10:22pm Feb 8, 10:22pm
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I understand. These brakes perform wonderfully. They dont heat up and fade like the stock pads do. They even saved me from a traffic accident or two because of the awesome stopping power that they provide. I have noticed that they shed more brake dust but I don't mind. It is a small sacrafice with regards to the amount they perform.

Re: brake pads [Re: Steven] #100357 Feb 8, 10:39pm Feb 8, 10:39pm
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Originally Posted by Steven
I understand. These brakes perform wonderfully. They dont heat up and fade like the stock pads do. They even saved me from a traffic accident or two because of the awesome stopping power that they provide. I have noticed that they shed more brake dust but I don't mind. It is a small sacrafice with regards to the amount they perform.

hmm, same thing goes with EBC Greens too~more dust are produced (my wheel look like gunmetal~haha)...but it DOES save me crashing by provinding supreme stopping power~...great product~!

im goin to try the axxis ulitmate after my EBCs wear out~
always try more brands to know which one is better~ thumbsup thumbsup


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Re: brake pads [Re: NYgodfatha27] #100358 Feb 8, 10:43pm Feb 8, 10:43pm
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A way that I was taught to know if you need to get your brake rotors resurfaced is first wait till the brakes are COLD so you don't burn yourself. You should do this test in the morning before you drive so you know your certain that your brakes are cold.

Run your finger up and down the rotor surface to feel for ridges that have been formed from the brake pads. the ridges would appear to be like rings in the contact surface of the rotors. If you have ridges, you should get your rotors resurfaced. Also, if your rotors are glossey or glazed, you should also get them resurfaced.

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wut do you mean by ridges?

EDIT: so it's like a ring that does not go away rite?

my rotor is all scattered with scratches...is that wut it suppose to look like ?


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Re: brake pads [Re: Elec-FuYu] #100360 Feb 8, 11:07pm Feb 8, 11:07pm
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let me take a picture real quick and ill show you

Re: brake pads [Re: Steven] #100361 Feb 8, 11:16pm Feb 8, 11:16pm
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Rub your finger up and down your rotor like in the arrows of this picture to feel for ridges in your rotor which may cause uneven wear of your brake pads.

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if you have the brakes taken apart, and have an extra $80, just buy the brembo oem rotors from tirerack.com

it's easy enough to change them, and it's cheaper than resurfacing them thumbsup

(I have the EBC green stuff pads, and I LOVE them. extreme stopping power, they can activate the ABS on drive pavement under HARD stops from 60-0)


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i have TRD pads...i love them thumbsup

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Originally Posted by Steven
Rub your finger up and down your rotor like in the arrows of this picture to feel for ridges in your rotor which may cause uneven wear of your brake pads.

ic, thx!
my rotors are no where near looking that~


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