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brake pads #50299 Oct 1, 8:53pm Oct 1, 8:53pm
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brake pads
looking to replace my pads. What do you recommend? Ceramics?

Re: brake pads [Re: mcw022] #50300 Oct 1, 8:59pm Oct 1, 8:59pm
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Hawk HPS or EBC Green are two very good options.

grin

Re: brake pads [Re: mcw022] #50301 Oct 1, 9:42pm Oct 1, 9:42pm
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Axxis Ultimate Carbon Ceramic

Re: brake pads [Re: mcw022] #50302 Oct 2, 5:20am Oct 2, 5:20am
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Axxis Ultimates are good pads, but they tend to squeal!!

Re: brake pads [Re: mcw022] #50303 Oct 2, 5:24am Oct 2, 5:24am
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I got TRD pads and i love em thumbsup

Re: brake pads [Re: mcw022] #50304 Oct 2, 8:29am Oct 2, 8:29am
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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!"
Re: brake pads [Re: CID498] #50305 Oct 2, 8:53am Oct 2, 8:53am
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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.
Re: brake pads [Re: CID498] #50306 Oct 2, 8:58am Oct 2, 8:58am
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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

Re: brake pads [Re: RicePowered] #50307 Oct 2, 9:15am Oct 2, 9:15am
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Originally Posted by RicePowered
Hawk HPS or EBC Green are two very good options.

grin



thumbsup

Re: brake pads [Re: trog2233] #50308 Oct 2, 11:13am Oct 2, 11:13am
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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?

Re: brake pads [Re: mcw022] #50309 Oct 2, 11:46am Oct 2, 11:46am
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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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