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07.5-10 LMM Duramax Powertrain Discussion of components that are directly involved in the power production and all that is needed to get and keep the truck moving . Engine , Transmission, Etc.

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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-17-2011, 02:26 PM Thread Starter
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brake pads

coming up on replacing brake pads front and rear..

what s the best out there for our 3500hd s ?

the factory one s seemed really good, but as the miles add up , braking power is fading out..

thanks for the input

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I used the Posi Quiet Ones with Drilled slotted rotors from Disc Brake Rotors & Pads |

Seemed like a very good upgrade from stock. Willie (mrmanners) is a dealer through them.

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post #3 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-17-2011, 02:34 PM
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i have powerstop but thats for a srw

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post #4 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-17-2011, 09:37 PM
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If you have a NAPA near you they sell a really nice ceramic pad thats a decent price

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post #5 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-29-2011, 09:11 AM
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anyone ever tried the EBC pads either the green or the yellow pads? the green pads are supposed to eliminate 90% of brake dust on the rims. Their rotors are warrantied against warping for life.

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i always get the premium wagners they seem to be a pretty good pad that last a long time

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post #7 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-29-2011, 09:45 AM
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I bought the Wagner ceramic premium oem replacements from Advance , and have been happy with them .
Looking for a set of drilled and slotted rotors next . Have Powerstop rotors on my '93 Z71 . Almost 140k miles and installing 3rd sets of pads . They have never been resurfaced , and are wearing good and have not warped .

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post #8 of 25 (permalink) Old 03-21-2011, 01:03 PM
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I have a 2002 2500HD Diesel, I've had 2 sets of OE's and they are not lasting towing in the summer. I was looking at the Powerstop Perfomance cross drilled rotors with ceramic pads. yeah or nay?
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post #9 of 25 (permalink) Old 03-21-2011, 01:33 PM
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Quick question. I have a '05 I bought in '07 with 44,000 miles. I currently have 88,000 miles and was wondering how long the brake pads last. I don't tow anything except on very rare occassions. I do drive in the city everyday. I have no squeals and the last time the truck was on a rack the pads looked like they still had lots of life left. I don't know if the previous owner or dealership changed the brakes so I am trying to gauge how long a stock set will last.

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post #10 of 25 (permalink) Old 03-21-2011, 01:38 PM
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my originals last 67,000 with towing a 16' landscape trialer 1/2 the week so Id say u got some time left. My originals lasted a long time the ones since have not.
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