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any suggestions on Good Break pads.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by JUJtacoma2010, Mar 13, 2014.

  1. Mar 13, 2014 at 3:06 PM
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    JUJtacoma2010

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    so I need to replace the break pads and wanted some suggestions. I used to buy them before from O rielys but now everyone is selling cheap stuff that I dont know how good they are.
     
  2. Mar 13, 2014 at 3:39 PM
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    SpacemanSpiff

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    What?

    Oh, you must be talking about brake pads. OEM...
     
  3. Mar 13, 2014 at 3:46 PM
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    factory or they'll squeak.
     
  4. Mar 13, 2014 at 3:47 PM
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    search e-bay for "brakemotive" I put their drilled n slotted rotors and ceramic pads on all my vehicles..They work great.
     
  5. Mar 13, 2014 at 4:07 PM
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    weendoggy

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    If you're not hard on brakes, a good ceramic pad won't (shouldn't) squeak and don't dust very much at all.
     
  6. Mar 13, 2014 at 5:09 PM
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    kingston73

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    I never thought I'd say it but the oem factory pads are fine and actually fairly priced. I replaced mine with ebc green stuff "truck" pads thinking they'd be better but I could have saved money on oem ones. The only difference I notice with the ebc are more brake dust.
     
  7. Mar 13, 2014 at 5:11 PM
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    Pugga

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    I went with Duralast ceramic pads from Autozone and really liked them. Not very much dust and I felt they stopped the truck better compared to stock. I had them on for over 30k miles and they were dead silent the whole time. I traded the truck so I don't know how long they'll last but they had a lot of meat left on them when at 30k miles.
     
  9. Mar 13, 2014 at 8:26 PM
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    Hawk LTS for the front. Much better stopping power than OE and they don't make any noise.
     
  10. Mar 13, 2014 at 8:41 PM
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    PowerStop drilled & slotted rotors and Z36 pads from Wheelers. Great setup - I decelerate faster than before. Props to Dan for the recommendation.
     
  11. Mar 13, 2014 at 10:18 PM
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    I'm in the same boat. Anyone know if there are four here, or just two?
     
  12. Mar 13, 2014 at 10:20 PM
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    Also, I stopped by the dealer today and they quoted me $127 for the pads alone! I literally laughed and said no thanks and just bought spark plugs.
     
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    akebono pro act pads and centric premium Rotors from Amazon w/ prime shipping. Have had this setup on my 07 camry for almost two years and no more warped rotors/ shaking steering wheel when breaking.
     
  15. Mar 14, 2014 at 9:43 AM
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    JUJtacoma2010

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    I hate the squeaking sound. Id rather spend a couple of dollars more and get me a better one.
     
  16. Mar 14, 2014 at 10:09 AM
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    It's a $50 rebate only if you have them perform the service?
     
  17. Mar 14, 2014 at 10:12 AM
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    I just bought those ones - it is a set of 4 pads.
     
  18. Mar 14, 2014 at 10:14 AM
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    Are the TRD pads any better or grippier? Or are they just standard oem pads reboxed into a TRD box?
     
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    approx. $90 for TRD high performance brake pads... pretty good deal lol
     
  20. Mar 14, 2014 at 10:16 AM
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    They are better, they are made out of a cermaic and Kevlar friction material. Im installing mine tomorrow.
     

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