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How many miles before front breaks need replacement?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Przemekmsu, Oct 19, 2010.

  1. Oct 19, 2010 at 10:52 AM
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    Przemekmsu

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    How many miles did you guys/girls do on original breaks???? Thanks
     
  2. Oct 19, 2010 at 10:55 AM
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    Pugga

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  3. Oct 19, 2010 at 10:58 AM
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    Or tell me at how many miles your breaks started to go!!!!
     
  4. Oct 19, 2010 at 11:03 AM
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    CopDoctor

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    i was reading a thread here somewhere, most guys were replacing at 90,000-100,000 or so
     
  5. Oct 19, 2010 at 11:09 AM
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  6. Oct 19, 2010 at 11:14 AM
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    On my '99 I had 85k before replacing the front pads. Still had the original rears when the factory bought it back at 112k. My '10 only has 3,800 miles on it, but still have the original front brakes.lol
     
  7. Oct 19, 2010 at 11:18 AM
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    64k on mine and still strong...
     
  8. Oct 19, 2010 at 11:27 AM
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    81shark

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  9. Oct 19, 2010 at 11:33 AM
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    scottri

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    Really depends on how you drive and type of driving you do. I don't go on mileage. I just check them about every 5000.
     
  10. Oct 19, 2010 at 11:42 AM
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  11. Oct 19, 2010 at 11:51 AM
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    It depends on how you drive and what type of driving you do. A lot of highway driving with little braking will result in a long brakes life. On the other hand a lot of stop and go with a lot of braking wil result most likely in a shor brakes life.
     
  12. Oct 19, 2010 at 12:02 PM
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    Of course, that is very true. I am just trying to see what the average life for the breaks might might be!!!!
     
  13. Oct 19, 2010 at 12:06 PM
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  14. Oct 19, 2010 at 12:07 PM
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    See build page
    break: separate or cause to separate into pieces as a result of a blow, shock, or strain.

    brake: device for slowing or stopping a moving vehicle, typically by applying pressure to the wheels.
     
  15. Oct 19, 2010 at 12:09 PM
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    Does anyone here downshift to help with the braking
     
  16. Oct 19, 2010 at 12:14 PM
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  17. Oct 19, 2010 at 12:16 PM
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    I downshift to help with braking in both my trucks. My 99 GMC Sonoma has well over 40,000miles on the front pads and there about half worn.
     
  18. Oct 19, 2010 at 12:18 PM
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    yep, every single time i slow down.
    downshifting should also increase brake life
     
  19. Oct 19, 2010 at 12:18 PM
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    achirdo

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    id rather replace my brake pads than pay to rebuild my tranny
     
  20. Oct 19, 2010 at 12:19 PM
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    I replaced mine at like 70-72k...somethin like that. They were GONE.
     
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