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post #1 of 4 Old 01-29-2014, 10:49 AM Thread Starter
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Brake pad, rotor & shock recommendations

It's time to address these issues. I tow HEAVY and want the best Fixin' to go on a 9 month adventure and want to start ready. Heavy means a 40' 5th wheel toy hauler that loaded. My rig is an 02 F350 CCLB dually with a chipped 7.3, a killer John Woods auto trans, 4.10 gears 4x4.
Tell me what you think. Price a availability would help too.

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I'd get Napa or Centric Premium rotors, Black Magic brake pads, and Bilstien shocks.

Contact Blaine at They are the best brake pads I've ever used.

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Everyone says the best combo is the powerslot cryo rotors with hawks lts pads. Dont run them myself. Just what others have said. They are pricey and require a specific break-in regimen.
Im putting the centric premium rotors and motorcraft pads on my rears. Then will upgrade to powerslots in the front later
Also am waiting on the ups guy for my stainless braided lines from pmf
Agreed, bilstein for shocks.

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what he said ^^^^

powerslots and hawk pads really increase stopping power.

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