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Old 11-15-2006, 12:25 AM   #11
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I do have about 100k on these pads and they are still very thick.
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I have Raybestos ceramics with Powerslots on the Zilla and have no dust.
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I just recently installed new pads and rotors. I got Bendix rotors and Bendix TitaniuMetallic pads. They stop REALLY well and I am not seeing alot of dust, however there still is some, just alot less than those weird OE pads..
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Wikoff said he has Midas ceramics. Bill W.... may I ask where you got your Raybestos pads?
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Ok... what brand pads is Midas using? Good info here.
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I have the Bendix CT-3 pads (ceramic) with the bendix premium rotor.

I do get some dust but no where near a regular pad. And I haven't managed to warp them yet

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I got my Raybestos Quiet-Stop pads at a local auto parts store that you don't have. It was either Knechts or Schucks.

NAPA, AZ, or any other major chain should be able to order them for you. Do try to keep in mind that ceramic pads are much higher cost than most other types.
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Agreed Bill, they are a much higher cost. However the life of the pad for me far exceeds the life of many other pad compositions. This extended life saves me money over a 100,000 miles with better stopping power. It'* a win win.
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Thanks for all that info, guys.

Today I went to a Checker auto parts and picked up some Raybestos "blue label" rotors and ceramic pads. Total damage after tax was about $155. I'll be over at Bob'* tomorrow morning putting them on, and hopefully I'll be able to find a decent brake bleeder pump by then. The Harbor Freight closest to me was out of stock.
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and hopefully I'll be able to find a decent brake bleeder pump by then. The Harbor Freight closest to me was out of stock.
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