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Time for Brakes

Well I think after 84 almost 85,000 miles on the stock brakes id kinda pushing it. Plus they are getting kinda thin. I dont really want to do autozone pads.

Anyway I want low dust but I dont want squeal I want the brakes to stop fast.

What do you suggest for pads?

Gonna do rotors at the same time.
Just plain old autozone rotors or something else

Truck specs. 4.0 4x4 with 33s
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I was thinking about EBC pads
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theyre good brakes
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im in same boat ben
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if youre gonna get ebc pads id look into as set of their rotors too
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EBC rotors and Yellow stuff pads. Korey loves his and I am doing them when I do my disk brake swap.
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I'm running EBC rotors with Hawk HPS pads, stock cobra discs with stock pads in the back real happy with the combo.
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EBC rotors and Yellow stuff pads. Korey loves his and I am doing them when I do my disk brake swap.
Alright So yellow stuff pads.

EBC rotors but the slotted ones or just the regular type not that I do alot of racing my truck at high speeds
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just get blank rotors....unless you want the cool factor of the slotted ones. THe slotted ones also cant be turned, but either rotor will last you a long time.
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I vote for OEM brake pads. I've tried aftermarket pads, and never had any luck. If you don't want them to squeal, install Ford pads and be done w/ it. That's the only cure I could find, and it's an instant fix.
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I use OE stuff in my truck now casue of my job obviously. but i hear EBC has some good stuff.
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My 04 I have drilled and slotted rotors with posi quiet cermanic pads. No problems
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I like the drilled rotors the best. But it's a truck soooo
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I think ive made up my mind. Rotors Im ust gonna pick up from autozone. had them on all my other cars no problem they are also like $43 local as opposed to $204 plus shipping for 2 ebc rotors. The pads im gonna go with the ebc yellow stuff pads. found those for $142.46 plus shipping from summit so if anyone knows of a place I can find them cheaper let me know
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2 Front Drilled Performance Brake Rotors and 4 Pads 4WD - eBay (item 220716344170 end time Jan-27-11 1323 PST)

This is like what I have. Cant beat it for the price. Youll be surprised how you can stop with these lol
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The slotted ones also cant be turned
the people on the EBC site dissagree.

i've got green stuff pads and slotted rotors and love em' aside from the dust. no more brake fade. i stopped the other day on a road that was partially covered in snow and i stopped quick and w/o sliding.

they do squeal a little when cold but once they warm up, they are quiet. they also squealed at first but i might have installed them wrong.
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