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Grit dog

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Posted: 03/10/21 10:19pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

ford truck guy wrote:

Grit dog wrote:

Oh and if you want to form an opinion before the real debate ensues here, there are many heated (no pun intended) brakes threads on here to brush up on your lingo and convictions ahead of time with.


MOST of those debates are directed towards the RV pads.....

And?


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Posted: 03/11/21 05:32am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I frequent RV and haulers websites.
Ask the same question on a haulers web and we get about a 95 percent semi metallic shoes and pads. The biggest issue for this type of work is premature wearing out and dust. Running down the interstates every day we may make several panic brake events. With 6k-7k lbs of hitch weight in the bed and a 18k-20k+ loaded GN trailer pushing we find out quick what pad material works better.

I realize a truck that just carries a TC doesn't have this type braking issue (80k-100k miles a year) so some may find the HD semi metallic isn't needed.


"good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment" ............ Will Rogers

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time2roll wrote:

OEM is always good. I like EBC semi-metallic.


NOT cheap but neither am I. [emoticon]

Excellent pads and rotors.


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MitchF150 wrote:

I'm not exactly sure what "carbon-fiber ceramic pads" are, but that's what the PowerStop Z36 brake pad/rotor package comes with and so far after almost 3 years, they are performing great!

Zero brake dust, stops very well, have not warped the rotors like the OEM ones did after a couple of years.

Good luck! Mitch
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just put the z36 on my wrangler


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Curly2001

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GM is making long life pads now for their trucks. I had over 135,000 miles on the OEM pads on my 2007 2500HD when I sold it. I would look at the OEM pads.
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