ceramic or metallic brake pads??

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ceramic or metallic brake pads??

Postby Sheovis » Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:40 am

Napa auto parts is my local hangout being a lemon racer and they were going to give me some pads . They only got to last 400-600 miles
they offer a non ferrous ceramic and a metallic pad like this
pros and cons please
I was thinking if the pads don't work too good might be an advantage on coming in the corners faster
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Re: ceramic or metallic brake pads??

Postby cosvega76 » Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:24 am

If you're looking at any performance or racing application, semi-metallic is the only way to go.

What brakes and calipers do you have on your car?


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Re: ceramic or metallic brake pads??

Postby leander » Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:23 pm

Both are good. It will just depend on your needs and driving style. Semi-metallic pads can provide more braking power but they dust a lot. My car has ceramics that I bought at 4wheelonline. These pads stop great with less dust.
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Re: ceramic or metallic brake pads??

Postby hammerdown7 » Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:52 am

Isn't there a problem with some of these pads doing more damage to the rotors? If you are using stock rotors, there aren't many available for replacements.

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Re: ceramic or metallic brake pads??

Postby cosvega76 » Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:32 am

Dick,

There are some semi-met formulations that are more aggressive on rotors, but probably not on pads made for H-bodies.


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Re: ceramic or metallic brake pads??

Postby hammerdown7 » Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:01 pm

Thanks Chuck
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