1 - to take advantage of the improved stopping power, with minmal wear on your rotors, it is suggested that you go for the Axxis, EBC, or AEM pads. The OEM pads offer more dust, noise and potential premature wear on your rotors. Come on Stevie, enjoy some minmal dust free driving, and save your Brembo's some lifestevieray said:Leon, why do you say that? I have OEM pads with my Brembos and have been very pleased with the feel and performance. Just curious....
I kinda noticed that about mines also. That at certain speeds, I hear a clunk noise from the rear and I know its from the brake pads and when I go to take a look at them and touch them, I noticed that they move alittle with no problem. I dont know why they do that.stevieray said:I hear ya, Leon. I had AXXIS MetalMasters on there when I first got the Brembos and had a real problem with them not being the same exact size as the OEM pads, particularly on the rear. The result was a loud "clunk" whenever I hit the brakes which drove me crazy. My tech pulled the AXXIS pads off, compared them to the OEM and found that they were fractionally smaller, which allowed them to move around and make the "clunk" noise. So rather than spend the time screwing with it, we just slapped the OEM ones in and went on about our business. Haven't had a problem since.
I am considering the EBC pads next go-round, though. What do you hear about them? Later----
Iclaus44 said:as of I know, EBC greens offer the highest friction coeficient while it is one of the least abrasive pads on the market. It's a really soft pad and that's why it grips well and is not abrasive. However, the trade off is that these pads have shorter life compared to other pads that you see on the market, but I think you'd rather replace your pads more often than to replace the rotors and "enjoy" the break in period.