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-Brake Pads-

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by DheadTaco, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. Sep 1, 2011 at 9:56 PM
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    DheadTaco

    DheadTaco [OP] Pill it till you kill it!

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    Looking to get new brake pads. What is everyone going with? Suggestions?
     
  2. Sep 1, 2011 at 10:09 PM
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    sandjunkie

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  3. Sep 1, 2011 at 10:10 PM
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    DheadTaco

    DheadTaco [OP] Pill it till you kill it!

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    I looked at Hawk. Apparently really good products. Would I really need something like that if I dont do much offroading/mudding.
     
  4. Sep 1, 2011 at 10:21 PM
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    scotch

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    Has anyone used TRD brake pads for stock rotors/calipers???


    Here's a link:

    http://www.trdparts4u.com/scripts/prodView.asp?idproduct=-8143

    Brakes, TRD, Performance Pads, Front (PTR09-89111)

    Designed to fit it place of the OE Toyota pads. TACOMA: 4X4 OR PRERUNNER ONLY FJ CRUISER ALL, 4RUNNER 03-09 SEQUOIA 03-07 TUNDRA 05-06 TACOMA 05-11
    These are high friction performance pads are made from a Kevlar and ceramic-strengthed compound. They provide a great combination of cold and hot friction, maximum operating termperature, and low noise levels. TRD brake pads come with anti-squeal shims .

    This part fits the following vehicles:
    Toyota: 4Runner 2003 - 2009
    Toyota: FJ Cruiser 2007 - 2011
    Toyota: Sequoia 2003 - 2007
    Toyota: Tacoma 2005 - 2011
    Toyota: Tundra 2005 - 2006

    List Price: $95.00
    Our Price: $90.00
    You Save: $5.00 (5%)


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  5. Sep 1, 2011 at 11:23 PM
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    Lucario Runner

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    If you want TRD pads, just buy the stoptech ones. Same pad compound and a more reduced price.
     
  6. Sep 2, 2011 at 9:39 PM
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    DheadTaco

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  7. Sep 2, 2011 at 11:17 PM
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    taco06

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  8. Sep 3, 2011 at 11:28 AM
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    zippythepinhead

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    I've used these Akebono pads on my Sequoia (and now, Tacoma as well) for six years. They are what my mechanic recommends.
     
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