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Tmick5jr 05-14-2014 03:01 PM

Bought Brembos, how do the pads look?
Can anyone tell me how much life I have left on these pads? 50%? How long will these last me? Also will used brake pads have the same feel as new ones? Thank you. As much info as possible is appreciated.

jrhagen 05-14-2014 03:13 PM

Based on the position of the wear warning squeaker, I would say you a lot of life left on those pads.

JDP Sales 05-14-2014 03:19 PM

I'd say about 70% remaining.

Best regards,


Tmick5jr 05-14-2014 03:19 PM

Ok cool. Thanks. Just painted the calipers and I was hoping the pads were fine. Here they are after paint. Gonna clear them after I get my decals.

Tmick5jr 05-14-2014 03:22 PM

I used this method, minus the gray engine enamel

Tmick5jr 05-14-2014 04:26 PM

anymore opinions?

intensifi 05-14-2014 05:37 PM

three items:

1) Make sure there is no paint on the caliper where it abuts the knuckle. You want flat clean aluminum.

2) That top wear sensor looks off. I don't think it will squeal until way late.

3) My brake pads (aftermarket- Hawk) only have one wear sensor per wheel. Maybe OEM Brembos have two? If not...

KaBoom1701 05-14-2014 06:42 PM

It's only $200 for some Hawk HPS aftermarket pads +$10 per rotor to get them turned at a local shop.

But meh, if you want to ware out the stock pads first that's cool.

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