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Old 02-07-2006, 02:44 PM   #1
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brakes, brakes, brakes.......?????

i am torn between which front brake pads and rotors....i have heard good thngs about
EBC Rotors and EBC green stuff pads as well as Powerslot front disks and Hawk HPS front pads. I am going to have upgraded rear drums as well as drum shoes and am going to also install stainless steel braded brake lines. but which combination of front rotors should i use...any help or sugestions would be great

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Old 02-07-2006, 02:49 PM   #2
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I purchased the EBC rotors and Mintex pads from BATINC. I also purchased the Russell SS braided lines and ATE Typ 200 fluid. I do not have any of this installed yet. I have an '04 Dodge Dakota and I purchased a set of PowerSlot front rotors for it...also not installed. If I had the money, I'd go with PowerSlot (maybe even the PowerSlot Cryos), but I really think both of these are overkill on the street, especially if you'll be coupling them with drum rears (please, no one flame me for saying this, I understand that the front brakes provide most of the stopping power, etc. just saying in the scope of things I wouldn't spend a fortune on front brakes all the while intending to run drum rears). Upgrading to SVT brakes would also be a great option if you have the $$. If you're just looking for a replacement, I'd go back to stock or EBC from batinc.

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EBC and powerslot are both good companies. The stainless lines will be a nice improvement, and do a good fluid while you are at it.
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I run the Brembo OE rotors with the Hawk HPS pads and they work extremely well. They stop on a freakin dime.
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ive heard greenstuff pads have as much brake dust as stock......
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I would go with EBC rotors, and hawk pads, with the SS brake lines. As for the rears go with stock replacements.
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