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Re: Brake Pads and Rotors
« Reply #25 on: June 17, 2012, 04:50:46 PM »
at the inspection, they told the disks had to be 6mm or greater, and mine were down to 4mm in 3 places they put the gauge on, as well as the high wear rate in the 2 front disks
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Re: Brake Pads and Rotors
« Reply #26 on: June 17, 2012, 11:19:05 PM »
thanx for that Saaz
the road worthy man said the front disk's were only good for another 3 to 5K
so i chose the softer pads to try and extend the front rotors

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I'm finding the sintered pads on the back to not be as "grabby" as expected- feel a bit wooden compared to the OEM pads which I assume were organic.  Judging by what saaz says, they need to get hot to be really effective, and I never get my brakes hot- I try to plan ahead and use the gears.  Based on that, they should last a long time.  They've stopped squealling, which is a relief!
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