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Guest Message by DevFuse

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what are the best brake pads

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#1 Guest_FlyStyle_*

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Posted 15 July 2003 - 08:00 PM


changing brake pads soon, just wanted to know which brand would be best to replace on MY 94 legacy. any help or advice would be great


#2 Guest_Legacy777_*

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Posted 15 July 2003 - 08:09 PM

what kind of brakes do you want, performance, quiet brakes, no dust, cheap, expensive?

axxis pads are decent mix of things. If you want a little more performance the ultimates would be the way to go. If not, get the deluxe pads.

If price is no object and they have pads for your car, get a set of Endless pads.......they'll set ya back about 200 bucks a set though ;)

#3 Guest_FlyStyle_*

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Posted 15 July 2003 - 08:55 PM


i want them to operate smoothly and without any noise. im not going to be racing but want something dependable and durable. and what are some good sites to get the pads from??


#4 Guest_86Brat86_*

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Posted 15 July 2003 - 10:02 PM

in my opinion subaru pads would be the best for your car, they have been great for me hope i help.


#5 Guest_applegump_*

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Posted 16 July 2003 - 04:02 AM

I just ordered a set of Axxis Deluxe plus pads, I havn't received them yet as they werent in stock but the guy is friendly and responds quickly to emails. I ordered from www.precisionbrakescompany.com. Unfortunately they only carry two of the four axxis pads (Deluxe plus and metal master). They also carry stainless steel brake lines ($60 for a pair and $110 for two pairs)
I also found another place www.zeckhausen.com they carry the metal masters however I havn't used them.

I hope this helps.
Once I have my pads installed I'll make a post.

'90 Legacy 2.2 AWD 132,000 miles

#6 Guest_Legacy777_*

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Posted 16 July 2003 - 06:00 AM

primitive racing carries axxis www.get-primitive.com

Stoptech carries a bunch of stuff, call them if you don't see your application on their site. www.stoptech.com

Any semi-metallic pad has a tendancy to make some noise on occasion. It's nothing I would consider real annoying.

#7 Guest_Legacy777_*

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Posted 16 July 2003 - 06:04 AM

Carbotech has some good pads as well, and carries axxis

I don't think they'd have an application in their bobcat series pads, but if they did, I've heard a lot of good things about them.

#8 Guest_tcspeer_*

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Posted 17 July 2003 - 07:54 PM

I like Albany Semi-m from Auto Zone 24.99 a set. They may be better pads out their but these hold up well on a mail Rt. with close to 400 stops each day. In my opinion they are much better than O.E.M. and I have used plenty of both. I think these pads are really Bendix pads but can't say for sure.

#9 Guest_subyluvr2212_*

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Posted 17 July 2003 - 10:14 PM

I have a set of Raybestos pads sitting in my garage. I have a stripped bolt on my caliper, so once I have some time (which will probably be never :x ) I will take that bolt out and change the pads, since my driver front is squealing when it's not applied.

Anyway, has anyone had good/bad experiences with Raybestos? I've heard Subaru OEM's kinda suck...

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