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Old 01-03-2012, 07:25 AM   #1
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Question Best break pads?

I'm going to be changing my brake pads soon. I'm was just going to replace them with the stock pads. I have camaro ss rs package with brembo breaks. The dealorship wants to charge like $600 pads and install. Is there any pads out there that have less dust then stock pads but stop just as good as stock? I don't race my car anymore just every day normal driving.
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Old 01-03-2012, 07:48 AM   #2
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From what ive heard in order to get less break dust, your goin to have to sacrifice some noise on slow stops
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Old 01-03-2012, 06:12 PM   #3
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I put in HAWK Ceramic pads from Tire Rack and they are great. Yes I know I have a V6, but I converted my brakes to the SS Brembo's. Worth every penny IMHO.
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Old 01-03-2012, 06:24 PM   #4
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Yeah, Hawk pads are the way to go. They are cheaper than the factory pads, work better (therefore safer), usually last longer, and have less dust, depending on which ones you go for.

For your street only car, I think you'd be perfectly happy with either the Hawk Performance Ceramic Pads, or the Hawk Performance Street Pads.

The HPS pads produce less dust than stock, provide much better stopping, and they hold up as well or better than the factory pads, but can have a little noise at slow stops, much like the factory's can.
The ceramic pads produce far less dust, are very quite, stop as well or better than stock, but their life is a little shorter as they wear faster (similar to the factory pads).

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Old 01-04-2012, 06:34 AM   #5
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Hawk Ceramic Pads here. No noise, no sqweaking, great stopping power and very little to no brake dust between washings.
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Old 01-04-2012, 06:43 AM   #6
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Old 01-05-2012, 10:53 PM   #7
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I guess I'll have to try the ceramic Hawk Pads. Is there anything different that has to be done with these pads? I'm going to have dealership install them.
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