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Old 11-14-2006, 08:53 PM   #1
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Need to know some decent sources for high quality rotors and ceramic pads. I always warp the cheap rotors from regular parts stores, so I need something that will last. I figured I would get Powerslots, but any other proven brands would be fine. I would also like some ceramic pads, as I'm sick to death of brake dust all over my wheels
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I would suggest Bendix or Raybestos premium grade rotors and ceramic pads. While you are changing them, a fluid flush will also gain back any performance lost by the old dirty fluid that most have in the lines.

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Thanks for the suggestions, Bill. Where do you buy your rotors and pads? Online or in a store?
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Thanks for the suggestions, Bill. Where do you buy your rotors and pads? Online or in a store?
he got em both at Advance (Bendix)....i do also have the Bendix Ceramic Pads....i like the bite that they have and a good feel to them...also they have a reduced brake dust
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Many thanks, gents
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Please note... Pat said "reduced" not overly low...but reduced. A bit more than one hopes for...the performance is worth it.
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Ceramics should have no dust. I got Midas brand ceramic pads and have no dust what so ever.
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Ceramics should have no dust. I got Midas brand ceramic pads and have no dust what so ever.
Sorry John...I humbly disagree. I own performance Bendix Ceramic pads and get some dust. My truck has GM factory ceramic and has low dust.

Brakes do create dust, there'* no way around that fact. Some create more dust than others and the Bendix do have more dust than the Factory GM'* on the truck.
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Did I luck out and get dustless? Because I don't get a speck of brake dust on my wheels.
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What brand do you have, I'm sure many would be interested. It'* odd that a brake pad wouldn't wear and leave some dust on the rims.
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