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Old 08-03-2019, 05:09 PM   #1
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Brake Pad Recommendationís?

Iíve noticed the brake pads on my 2013 Titanium Hatch are getting low so Iím starting to think about new pads.

Any aftermarket pads that you guys might recommend that are comparable to whatís on the car from the factory? Any idea what pads were on the car brand new? Iím still on the original pads, 40k miles.


Keep in mind that I donít need Bremboís since this isnít a 350HP AWD RS.




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Old 08-04-2019, 03:46 PM   #2
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For a daily driver, it's hard to beat the stock Motorcraft pads. They do the job, they last forever and they're <$50/shipped off AMZ.
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40K miles and you're almost through the stock pads? Holy crap.
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I have an auto with the lil downhill button for more engine braking rather than pad wear, and at 55k miles and spirited driving I'm in need myself, the stock pads and maybe rotors have always fallen short to what I need, for a replacement/upgrade I have ebc or stop-tech in my sites, probably ebc yellow stuff brake kit, OEM will cut it but it's budget.
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I have an auto with the lil downhill button for more engine braking rather than pad wear, and at 55k miles and spirited driving I'm in need myself, the stock pads and maybe rotors have always fallen short to what I need, for a replacement/upgrade I have ebc or stop-tech in my sites, probably ebc yellow stuff brake kit, OEM will cut it but it's budget.
Don't get EBC. They have quality control issues with the friction materials falling off the back plates.
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40K miles and you're almost through the stock pads? Holy crap.
I bought my car used, so I don't know when/if the factory pads were changed, but I put >70K on the fronts. Could have easily gone longer.

The rear pads have plenty of life and I know they have >80K on them.
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Tnx adhesive teflon I'm glad I posted cause the time is close, I'll look/read into that too now about ebc.
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When I need brakes again, or maybe a bit sooner, I am going with a Power Stop kit (rotors and pads). I put a full set on my wife's Impreza and both have been impressed with the braking performance.

I repalced the brakes once so far around 60k miles, went OEM.
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Has anybody tried the Brembo pads that are offered on TireRack?
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I bought my car used, so I don't know when/if the factory pads were changed, but I put >70K on the fronts. Could have easily gone longer.

The rear pads have plenty of life and I know they have >80K on them.

Sorry, that was meant for the OP. I got 130K out of my rears and the fronts could have gone for another 30K at least too.
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