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AJB973 03-29-2011 04:50 PM

Brakes
 
Well its time for new brakes. What's everyone using? Not looking to spend 300 on a set

robpp 03-29-2011 05:06 PM

Re: Brakes
 
ill sell you my oem pads, about 7K miles on them. both sets. $60 shipped CONUS.


I went with hawk pro ceramic with some rotors.

SvenskaJeepGuy 03-29-2011 05:38 PM

Re: Brakes
 
wagner thermoquiets

tman1423 03-29-2011 08:58 PM

Re: Brakes
 
I just ordered a set of R1 Concept Premium Drilled and Vented with Posi-quiet extended wear pads.

TheAngryMinnow 03-29-2011 11:16 PM

Re: Brakes
 
R1 are a waste of money for anything short of an srt-8 and even then theyre questionable unless you're racing it.

get some thermoquiet pads and some stock rotors you'll be set.

AJB973 03-30-2011 01:44 PM

Re: Brakes
 
So you're saying I don't need Stop Tech rotors or anything expensive for good braking performance? Just oem rotors and some good pads?

jas32 03-30-2011 04:49 PM

Re: Brakes
 
If you're just looking for everyday use OEM or slightly better quality, I've had good performance out of NAPA Ultra Premium line (rotors and pads). Slightly more expensive than regular "OEM" quality parts but last much longer than OEM.

Neat thing about these rotors, the exposed parts are painted black, so no rusty rotor parts showing through your wheels.

AJB973 03-30-2011 05:43 PM

Re: Brakes
 
Will the ThermoQuiets work with drilled slotted rotors? Or no?

TheAngryMinnow 03-31-2011 03:28 PM

Re: Brakes
 
they will. just picked up a set myself from rockauto.com (cheapest I found) and they shipped same day. PLUS you get a $30 MIR when you buy the front and rear sets.

AJB973 03-31-2011 03:49 PM

Re: Brakes
 
Thanks for the help guys.:thumbsup:


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