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    Hi every one. need new pads and i cant decide what to get.
    they cant be to expensive.
    dont want to much squeel.
    low dust
    good bite
    not ebc

    what are peoples recomendations? thinking of cool carbon or akebono or textar ceramics

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    Whats wrong with EBC?I have the greenstuffs on at present and they seem perfectly fine
     
     

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    the op has had some redstuff linings come adrift from backing plates and is awaiting response from ebc Steve.
    you are describing redstuff perfectly there schooner325ci dunno what else gives such a low dust output tbh...as its in limbo atm just put stock pads on?
    you'll probably be getting a new set of redstuff foc from ebc soon enough???
    what i've felt,what i've known
    never shined through in what i've shown.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 328mark View Post
    the op has had some redstuff linings come adrift from backing plates and is awaiting response from ebc Steve.
    you are describing redstuff perfectly there schooner325ci dunno what else gives such a low dust output tbh...as its in limbo atm just put stock pads on?
    you'll probably be getting a new set of redstuff foc from ebc soon enough???
    ye more than likely but il argue with them saying i dont trust them and wont put them back on. want a refund.

    i have heard akebonos are meant to be excellenthttp://www.akebonobrakes.com/aftermarket/index.asp read plenty of good reports especially on e46 fanatics but im also considering textar ceramic fusions. or even ate ceramics.

    someone recommend me a good cermaic pad thats not horribly expensive like pagid blues
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    up to you but i'm on my 2nd set of fronts and first set of rears still and not one problem.
    will deffo carry on recommending them as my experience has been good...were you using the V3 redstuff?
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    A word of warning if fitting non standard brake pads. Some insurance companies won't cover you if you don't inform them of the changes/mods.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by 328mark View Post
    up to you but i'm on my 2nd set of fronts and first set of rears still and not one problem.
    will deffo carry on recommending them as my experience has been good...were you using the V3 redstuff?
    was using redstuff. is that what ur running?
     
     

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    yes mate...the V3 ceramic mix...as i said, no probs for me
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    Quote Originally Posted by 328mark View Post
    yes mate...the V3 ceramic mix...as i said, no probs for me
    glad to hear it, hope you dont have any probs either.
     
     

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    any one know where to buy performance friction z rated pads?
     
     

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