Re: Explorer Brake Pads, Rotors
I had my brakes done ages ago with Good/Better/Best pads and I used the
The rotors were turned and I made sure to tell them to do the first turn
Greased up the slides and it's 20 K later and they look like new.
I think most brake pads these days are all a lot higher quality than in
days past, and the big diference in price not worth it.
Also, I swear they only had one brand because I paid for the "good" and I
saw them taking pads out of the exact same type of box for the "best" job
being done next to mine. Diference being about $45!
"Steven Hilgendorf" <stevenmhPLEASE@REMOVEwi.rr.com> wrote in message
> Anonymous wrote:
> > Hi All:
> > Need to replace front rotors and pads. Not knowing any better, I am
> > towards Bendix brand, but it is significantly more expensive.
> > I wonder if the Bedix price is worth the money, or what brand would be
> > ?
> > Any guidance, comments, directions would be greatly appreciated.
> > Matt
> I believe Bendix, and Raybestos, are the top two manufacturers of brake
> products. If I'm not mistaken, Bendix linings are fastened with rivets
> and Raybestos linings are fastened with high-tech adhesives.
> Personally, I've used both brands with success. Currently using the
> Raybestos Ceramic Quiet Stop's on the front of my '98 EB and think they
> are worth every penny.
> As hard as the Explorer's are on brake pads it is important to use high
> quality parts, IMO. Bendix is a quality brand and like Raybestos they
> make several different models at different price levels, so be careful
> when comparing brands.
> Good luck,