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Old 05-21-2005, 10:59 PM   #1
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I finally got around to getting new rotors and pads for Bone Evil.

I went with stock rotors and Ceramic pads, the pads are a great improvment over stock and the stock rotors allowed me to keep the costs down.
Only 200 miles since install but so far the rims are dust free
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I just replaced my stock rotors and pads also. I went with a ceramic pad also. They are much better than stock and not dusty at all.
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Besides the lack of vibration and dust, can you feel an increase in braking torque or is it about the same.
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Paul, when I switched to ceramic pads, the braking improved slightly, but I attribute that to the slots. The big advantage of the ceramic pads is that they don't fade with heat. They actually seem to bite harder.
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True, I dont notice any increase in braking force or learching, just nice solid smooth brake action. Just been around town for the most part so havent got into any heat yet.
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can you use ceramic pads with the normal dics(rotors) as my back ones are nearly out and are they a lot more money
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From what I've seen here with the 2k+, the answer seems to be yes so far. The 92-99 CANNOT do it with stock rotors. That'* confirmed.
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What'* the difference Bill?
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