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Old 02-13-2011, 04:37 PM
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Its brake time

Alright spent an hour searching and didn't really find what I was looking for. I need brakes and rotors up front and need some opinions. Anyone with good or bad experiences with a particular brand? I'm willing to spend a little money on good stuff but refuse to pay for a name that doesn't back it up with performance. Not a lot of towing at the present time. Thanks for the advice.
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Old 02-13-2011, 04:43 PM
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I did front and rear a few months ago with cryro powerslots and hawke pads. All I have to say is a major difference. the truck stops on a dime. a good upgrade with running 37's. I haul 10-12k on a regular basis and I have no more brake fade under heavy load. They are not cheap, but well worth it. Just my .02
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Old 02-13-2011, 06:20 PM
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I got my rotors from O'Reilly's and order hawk pads and I am very happy with the results!
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Are you using the superduty hawk pads or the lts pads?...thx
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Old 02-14-2011, 08:39 AM
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Old 02-14-2011, 01:37 PM
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We sell lots of Powerslots and Hawk pads mostly the LTS pads but if you tow heavy I'd get the Cyro and HP's..

Pm me if I can help.

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Old 02-15-2011, 08:32 AM
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Anybody using EBC rotors and pads?
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Old 02-15-2011, 12:33 PM
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I'm curious too, if the rears are OK does what about only replacing the front rotors, but pads all around?

Just looked at my brakes while wheels and tires were being installed and as I suspected, finally, they're about to give it up, as 88k miles.

Fronts have what I'd call discolored "hot" spots and surface heat cracks if you look just right. Pads are about gone.

Rear rotors "look" good but the pads are close to being gone.

Realistically, the way it's driven most of the time I don't need "super brakes", just good brakes. I tow, but that's not very often and summers only the boat at about 7500lb. right now with the trailer brakes disabled I don't have any fear stopping the whole rig with the trucks brakes.

What about Frozen Rotor's unslotted? Or maybe slotted up front and just new pads in the rear?
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Old 02-15-2011, 06:38 PM
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my truck had the rear rotors/pads replaced with stock replacement stuff right before i got the truck(no idea on brand) i did the fronts 2 months ago with cryo/slotted rotors and hawk hd pads. i love how it stops. def a noticable difference
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Old 02-15-2011, 08:29 PM
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Please dont order them or anything from STILLEN like I tried!!!
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