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Brake life expectancy

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by billybobsgoat, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. Mar 5, 2009 at 2:52 PM
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    billybobsgoat

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    Just curious what kind of mileage are you getting on your Gen 2 front brakes?
     
  2. Mar 5, 2009 at 2:53 PM
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    deadbolt

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    darcivic00si

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    Well I am at 42,000 miles on my 2007 and haven't noticed anything yet. I drive alot of highway, though.
     
  4. Mar 5, 2009 at 3:41 PM
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    surfsupl

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    It all depends. Driving conditions for 1. Do you live where its flat or in the mountains ? Do you town a trailer? Are you a lead foot? Traffic conditions,etc.....
     
  5. Mar 5, 2009 at 4:37 PM
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    chris4x4

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    I have almost 30,000 miles on my '07, and checked yesterday. Still have about 50% left.
     
  6. Mar 5, 2009 at 4:46 PM
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    straycat241

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    i got 23k miles on my 08 and my brother in law toyota techie says i got a lot left and i do a lot of freeway driving and some off road
     
  7. Mar 5, 2009 at 10:37 PM
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    drinkingbuddy

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    50k and still not much wear. Mostly highway. Mostly flat. Try to coast down when I can and then brake at about 20mph. I've had to lock them up a few times.

    They've squeaked in the morning for the first few stops since day one, but I guess that's pretty normal.
     
  8. Feb 27, 2010 at 6:57 AM
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    mnerren

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    Anyone had to change their brakes due to pads and shoes being warned out yet? I have 52,000 on an 06 and it feels like they aren't as good as they once were. No squealing or anything like that. I am thinking about upgrading when I get them replaced. I was going to go with the Hawk pads, thinking about rotors and brake hose upgrade on the fronts as well. Any thoughts?
     
  9. Feb 27, 2010 at 7:00 AM
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    62k on my 06 dbl cab w/ original pads. I tow alot and they still feel just as good as they did they day I got it. Probably should get them checked soon.
     
  10. Feb 27, 2010 at 7:12 AM
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    pataco

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    almost 82000 miles and plenty left.probally get 90000 to 95000 before they need replaced.nothing flat around here except the major highways and they can be hilly.its all about your driving style.
     
  11. Feb 27, 2010 at 7:56 AM
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    I'm about the same with 37K. I expected to do a brake job at 50K anyway so I'll be happy if it makes that far or maybe beyond (looks like it will).
     
  12. Feb 27, 2010 at 8:15 AM
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    i'm at 14k miles and have only used 10%, these are some really long use pads
     
  13. Feb 27, 2010 at 8:16 AM
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    60000 miles and still maybe 25% going to change them out soon
     
  14. Feb 27, 2010 at 8:28 AM
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    I have abour 55K on mine and they're starting to feel a little spongy. I am probably getting them checked out soon.

    I do about 60/40 highway/city driving.
     
  15. Feb 27, 2010 at 8:35 AM
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    60k and I have about 40% left on the font, the rear have 75% left.
     
  16. Feb 27, 2010 at 8:41 AM
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    33,000 miles on my 09, checked them the other day and I see little wear on them!!! I tow a trailer a lot and live in hilly country too.
     
  17. Feb 27, 2010 at 9:11 AM
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    I recently bought my 2006 5-lug access cab with 40k miles on it and the dealer did the front brakes before selling it, not sure why. The original owner lived and worked in the SF Bay area where there are some hills and traffic, and he used it as a restaurant supply delivery truck.
     
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