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Old 09-30-2010, 01:52 PM   #1
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i just got Wagner rotors for my 1997 jeep wrangler now im getting pads i am wanting pads that i don't have to order i got a few in mind but i don't know which one i should get here is a list of them and there price


advanced auto Wagner ceramic pads-44.99
pep boys pro-stop ceramic pads-44.99
auto zone Duralast ceramic pads -60.00


if u can help me pick which one i should get would be helpful?

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Old 09-30-2010, 02:22 PM   #2
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The pro stops from Pep Boys are Raybestos.
Good choice. I' have them on mine, stops on a dime...

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and for the love of God Breaks = something is Broken. BRAKES = things that stop your Jeep.
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One thing I've learned over the years is to avoid brake pads with a lifetime warranty. They are so hard, which lengthens their life, that braking performance is reduced.
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One thing I've learned over the years is to avoid brake pads with a lifetime warranty. They are so hard, which lengthens their life, that braking performance is reduced.
And they are usually very hard on rotors.

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Old 09-30-2010, 03:53 PM   #6
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yup, ceramic pads are generally harder on rotors.

In order for the harder compounds to work, the rotors they are combined with must be engineered for them.
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EBC green or yellow . I put a set of Green pads on the rear where most seem to say don't do much of anything but made a big difference in stopping on my TJ
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and for the love of God Breaks = something is Broken. BRAKES = things that stop your Jeep.

Nice explanation. Now, if only somebody reads it that cares that their spelling sucks.
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Old 10-01-2010, 10:27 AM   #9
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I put some ebc yellow pads and ebc slotted rotors on the front and it made a huge difference. Before there was no way i could lock up my tires, now they lock up easily. I even did some before tests to show the braking distance, but i have not had time to do the after tests. Its going to be tricky to get good data without locking up the tires.

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