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post #1 of 7 Old 03-07-2011, 12:54 PM Thread Starter
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Decent brake pads

Where do most of you guys go to get brake pads? Can you get decent ones from places like Oreilly's, or should I order some Hawks? I very rarely tow, but want something decent for the larger tires/wheels.

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The last ones I got were from O'Reilly's. They were the Brake Best Select (I guess their label). They seem to be holding up fine.


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Does anyone else have a favorite brand to check out?

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When I upgraded my front end I went with Hawk super duty pads, but I have a trailer behind me several days a week. For most cars other than my Truck I use whatever is in stock at the auto store

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Best bet is Ford replacements. I'm going on 60,000 miles and have 10 mm left on the front.
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Plus, Motorcraft pads have a lifetime replacement warranty.

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I'll check those out. I'm thinking about having my rotors turned when I put new pads on. I'd like to get a bit more use out of the stockers before I put something like a Powerslot on.

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