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Brakes

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by EGtaco, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. EGtaco

    EGtaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Just wonder what you all use when you replace your brake pads on the tacos. How many use aftermarket vs. OEM products???? In the past I always used OEM but I know there are so many other manufactures out there and the all claim to be "the best" or better than original equipment
     
  2. Brunes

    Brunes abides. Staff Member

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    Hawk pads have been used by lots of folks as the reduce brake dust a fair bit (up to 50% I guess)
     
  3. tacomaracing

    tacomaracing tacomaracing

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    AFE stage 2 intake,heavley ported throttle body,one of the gas buddys off ebay,fitch fuel catalyst,electric fan and relay kit,oil catch can,gibson exhaust,magnaflow catalytic converters and the spark plug non fouler no CEL light,wraped exhaust manifold,wideband o2(innovate),relocated IAT.
    EBC all the way!
     
  4. A_Ninja_Racer

    A_Ninja_Racer Well-Known Member

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    I use EBCs on my Ninja. Awesome Pads. haven't had to replace breaks on truck yet.
     
  5. bobwilson1977

    bobwilson1977 Well-Known Member

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    none except for crappy hub caps and floor mats.
    I use whatever's on sale. Typically Raybestos. I get around 55-60,000 miles, then replace em' again. Only takes an hour and bingo-done.
     
  6. WV_Tacoma

    WV_Tacoma Well-Known Member

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    Not enough
    I am only guessing....But anyone can claim hype...........I can only assume Ceramic brakes are ceramic brakes....Meaning cheaper ones are close to the same as higher priced ones....I doubt if you could measure something like this.... So I went with the ATE's Ceramic....no comment on them yet.
     
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