Re: How long do stock brake pads last?
"Jim Warman" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>A lot depends on where and how you drive... there is no time or mileage
> constraint. For bonded pads, I would replace them when the lining material
> is down to 3mm above the backing. For rivetted pads, 3mm above the tops of
> the rivet heads.
> Similarly, pads with loose, chunked or cracked lining material should be
> replaced no matter what the thickness remaining is.
Pads are cheap. Cheaper than my Power Slots. I like to have them changed
every year at inspection time, since they're checking the brakes anyway. At
least every other year...
I agree with your 3mm minimum, but I'd hate to see them get that low.
With the stock setup, the bigger problem was the rotors, which warped far
> "BradandBrooks" <BradandBrooks@shaw.ca> wrote in message
> On a 5.0?
> What is the mileage before they need to be replaced?
> Thanks all.