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Old 08-06-2012, 09:33 PM   #1
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Brake pads

I was checking some pads prices at rockauto...
Does the acdelco brembo pads are woth $168 ?
Bendix are good enough for $38?
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Old 08-07-2012, 06:14 AM   #2

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You get what you pay for. Are you willing to have "good enough" when it comes to stopping a 2 ton machine?
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Old 08-07-2012, 07:03 AM   #3

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Are your brake pads worn out already?

The pads I put in my Olds last year cost about $30, and they work just fine. If you are looking for something a little better, I'm sure you can find something better than the ACDelco pads for less than $168. That sounds like a rip-off to me.

Are those prices per wheel, per axle,....?
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Old 08-07-2012, 08:02 AM   #4
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You would even consider putting $38 brake pads on a 400 horsepower sports car?

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Old 08-07-2012, 09:04 AM   #5
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38.00 brakes on a rocket? They are too hard and can risk doing damage to your rotors. Things have to match in order to work together. As said previously, you get what you paid for. 120-150 is a good range for pads, per axle.
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Old 08-07-2012, 09:07 AM   #6
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Just did the Hawk Performance Ceramic Brake Pad upgrade---no more dust!
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Old 08-07-2012, 12:31 PM   #7
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I just did the Hawk Performance ceramic brake pad update too, and NO MORE DUST !!!!!!!!!!! Best thing I've done so far...used to have to wipe my wheels daily, but no more.

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Old 09-10-2012, 06:14 PM   #8
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Did the ceramic Hawk pads too, with drilled rotors. Almost no dust. Bought a zl1 though, anyone know if or where i can get ceramics to fit it?
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Old 09-11-2012, 10:55 AM   #9

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i installed centric pads no dust and no squeel.I install these on alot of high end cars never a complaint
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