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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-19-04, 05:45 AM
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heya guys,

just a quick note, i put new rotors on the rear, and new Ferodo Excel pads all around.. Cost was about $280 all up, and so far they have been great..

My rear pads were metal to metal (thanks heathcote and burnouts!, oh and not changing them for 2 years ), and front weren't far off it.. Brakes were making terrible noises..

All up, front pads, rear rotors and rear pads took an hour to replace.. Not bad considering i only had one jack

Apparently these pads aren't bad, but i will post the comparisson between these and my bendix ultimates that i had on there..

So far, these pads don't take as long to heat up like my ultimates did..

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-19-04, 07:31 PM
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Re: Brake Change

Are they just stock rotors?
how much were the rotors alone?

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Re: Brake Change

how much were the pads?

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-19-04, 10:44 PM
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Rotors are just stock... and they were $60 a side.. Can't see slotted or cross-drilled rotors being too much use on the rears.. and front and back pads amounted to $160..

Mind you, this was all at trade price from repco i think...
post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-20-04, 01:18 AM
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How much dust have they made so far??

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-20-04, 05:13 AM
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I'm washing the car in the next couple of days, as soon as i have some time off work, and i will let ya know how much dust they make..

They are 100% asbestos free, so some dust is inevitable.. ?
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