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Old 05-14-2014, 03:01 PM   #1
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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.

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Old 05-14-2014, 03:13 PM   #2
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Based on the position of the wear warning squeaker, I would say you a lot of life left on those pads.
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Old 05-14-2014, 03:19 PM   #3
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I'd say about 70% remaining.

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Old 05-14-2014, 03:19 PM   #4
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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.

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Old 05-14-2014, 03:22 PM   #5
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I used this method, minus the gray engine enamel
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=344735
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Old 05-14-2014, 04:26 PM   #6
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anymore opinions?
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Old 05-14-2014, 05:37 PM   #7
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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...
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Old 05-14-2014, 06:42 PM   #8
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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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