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mcw022
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mcw022 Oct 2, 3:53am - #50299 
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brake pads

looking to replace my pads. What do you recommend? Ceramics?
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RicePowered
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RicePowered Oct 2, 3:59am - #50300 
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Hawk HPS or EBC Green are two very good options.

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Steven
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Steven Oct 2, 4:42am - #50301 
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Axxis Ultimate Carbon Ceramic
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RATIFIED Oct 2, 12:20pm - #50302 
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Axxis Ultimates are good pads, but they tend to squeal!!
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trog2233
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trog2233 Oct 2, 12:24pm - #50303 

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I got TRD pads and i love em thumbsup
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CID498
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CID498 Oct 2, 3:29pm - #50304 

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The truth is the stock pads are actually very good.

"They don't make no seatbelt for the mind. So I can't buckle up for this ride!"
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ct
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ct Oct 2, 3:53pm - #50305 

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Originally Posted by CID498
The truth is the stock pads are actually very good.


i agree..had them for 70k+ and they have not faded as much in regards to stopping power... thumbsup

i wanted TRD brake pads as well but my toyo dealer inspected my brakes and said i had around 85-90% left on my brakes...wow eek

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yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
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trog2233
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trog2233 Oct 2, 3:58pm - #50306 

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Originally Posted by CID498
The truth is the stock pads are actually very good.


I agree..the only reason i got my pads cause someone offered them to me and i just got the big brake kit so i figured i'd get everything new thumbsup
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Gen7fan Oct 2, 4:15pm - #50307 
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Originally Posted by RicePowered
Hawk HPS or EBC Green are two very good options.

grin



thumbsup
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booyaolian
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booyaolian Oct 2, 6:13pm - #50308 
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Originally Posted by trog2233
Originally Posted by CID498
The truth is the stock pads are actually very good.


I agree..the only reason i got my pads cause someone offered them to me and i just got the big brake kit so i figured i'd get everything new thumbsup


Trog...how do you like your AEM big brake kit with TRD pads? do they actually improve anything? or still the same?
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Steven Oct 2, 6:46pm - #50309 
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The problem I found with stock pads and rotors is that the stock pads fade like a mofo after a series of hard stops. Initial bite is excellent though.
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