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Old 09-04-2005, 09:22 PM   #1
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Default Front Brake Pads Worn out.

and I'm not hard at all on the brakes.
38,000.kms
Worn right down to the metal backing. I just happened to notice the drivers side pad wear indicator just starting to touch the rotor and on disassembly discovered it before I even noticed it driving.
If it ain't broke....fix it before it is.

Gonna go with Ceramic pads.
Do you guys think that with such low miles....but it has been 6 summers....that I should install rebuilt calipers. I'd like to think I could get another 30,000 k out of them.
The rotors look perfect, so I'm not going to replace them yet either.
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No need for rebuilt calipers. Be sure to lubricate the caliper pins with high temp grease and you're good to go.

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