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 Post subject: Brake pads
Posted: Sun Apr 24, 2016 9:28 pm 
Getting Side Ways
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Ride: EF GLi/Ghia bitsa

Location: Melbourne
VIC, Australia

I'm running Bendix Heavy Duty pads at the moment in the front of my V8 EL, but I'm finding that they are very dusty and a bit noisy, but I must say I do like how long they last. What are some alternatives that may not be as dusty or noisy?

 Post subject: Re: Brake pads
Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 10:29 am 
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Ride: EF Fairmont

Location: Campbelltown
NSW, Australia

You could look at Repco Thermoquiet.

I use them and find them quite a good all round pad. Little dust and quiet, good braking from cold as well as hot.

Have also found ADB Pads good and last well too.
 Post subject: Re: Brake pads
Posted: Fri Apr 29, 2016 9:37 am 
Getting Side Ways

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Ride: EF XR6 Wagon, AU2 XR6 VCT

Power: 148 rwkw

Location: Auckland
New Zealand

Have used QFM HPX pads in both my XR6s - EF and AU2 - for at least six years and am really happy with them. They produce little dust or noise, last a very long time, are easy on rotors, and stop very well. But they aren't cheap. I get mine through GSL Rallysport.



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