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Favorite Brake pad?

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Re: Favorite Brake pad?

Post by abscate » Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:49 pm

Mr. Detail wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:09 pm
One last brake pad change out question. I did look at a couple of online video's for our P2"s and specifically the rear pads.
Both video's the guy was removing the caliper. I thought that was not necessary for a simple pad replacement. is this true?
P80s have fixed calipers so the pads slide out.

P2s thecrear calipers float like the front, so off come the rear calipers for pad changes


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Re: Favorite Brake pad?

Post by abscate » Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:25 pm

Forgot to add my votes...Akebono x2

I had a brake job come up on my 1999 T5 recently, and based the experience with the inherited Akebonos on the S70, I went with those on the 1999. They do haul you down nice, fast, and smooth. I don't really care about brake dust. Elizabeth the T5 gets 95% highway driving at 65 mph.


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