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1/29/11 6:45pm - Original Message: 'Front Brake Pads'
JC VETTE 70
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70 VETTE 350/300HP, AUTOMATIC, ALL STOCK EXCEPT FOR MILD CAM,LAGUNA GREY, 3:55 POSI GEARS

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Need to change front pads in the spring, what do you guys recommend?Semi-metalic or ceramic, something with low brake dust and no squeaks. I guess i dont need some high performance pads with a stock 350.

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1/29/11 7:31pm - Reply: 'Front Brake Pads'
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You can't get asbestos pads anymore, which worked well and were quiet.  Many compounds available today work, but are noisy and create a lot of dust.

I'd go with ceramic.  A bit more expensive but superior.  I'd stay away from some of the high performance pads meant for racing...they're not good for the street as they need to heat up a lot before they get really grabby.  

Even the best brakes are barely good enough when it's your a$$ on the line!


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