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Old 02-08-2007, 10:53 AM   #1
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Brakes Mileage

How many miles do you get out of your brake pads before they need to be replaced?

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Old 02-08-2007, 01:42 PM   #2
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Hi 2/40's,

Really depends upon the driver and the area you drive in. Someone who does lots of hi-way driving may get three times as much wear out of the pads/shoes, say, as a person who drives in Milwaukee.

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Old 02-08-2007, 02:27 PM   #3
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I live in the suburbs and sometimes i drive to the city. i bought my truck in Aug 06 w/34k on it. i've driven 4,000 miles since and now i need new brakes & rotors.. something seems rather off here.. i'm not a very agressive driver and i had a 98 wrangler for 4 years, put 44k on it, and still never had to replace the pads.. considering this is a "certified pre-owned..." shouldn't the pads have at least another 7-8k on them?
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I replaced my stock front brakes last year, I am still running my stock rear brakes after 7 and a half years. About 75K miles.
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It depends on the mileage since replacement, the type of driving that you do, how you drive and possibly the weight of your vehicle. Also it is better that you check your Jeep brake pad from time to time, to avoid problem and spending lots of money for its replacement.
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Old 02-22-2007, 12:05 PM   #6
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Sorry to hear that. That is the difficulty with used equipment. You never know what the previous steward did with the ride. Thats the pits.....

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just look at your pads. If the thickness of the pad is equal to or less than the steel backing plate it's on - then it's time to change your brakes.
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Old 03-14-2007, 10:34 AM   #8
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2003 TJ Sahara w/40K:

I'm doing new rotors & pads this weekend.. what are the best rotors & pads to get and from where?
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On previous vehical went with life time pads from Raybestos and it was worth the price tag (almost 2 1/2 times). Was able to replace after 1000's of miles at there dime. The rotor were what evey Autozone sold. They worked.

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Thanks jp'rs_peep'rs, i'm glad i can get the rotors locally..

Is there a dustless pad available? by any manufacturer?

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