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its almost time for some pads for my truck so i wanna obviously change them and i wanna throw on some new rotors for better braking as well. i want some slotted cross drilled rotors and some good pads but i also dont wanna blow a huge nut doing it. whats the best bang for the buck setup? i hear alotta people goin with hawk pads and the r1 concepts rotors....
 

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also whats the best material cermaic, organic,carbon.....?
are the EBC pads any good?
 

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I'm in the market for rotors and pads too. I havent done a lot of research so I'll stay tuned in on this one.

I know EBC makes bad ass brakes for dirtbikes, so I would assume that applies for cars too.
 

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Try and get rotors that are only slotted. Cross-drilled rotors are prone to stress cracks.
 

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Try and get rotors that are only slotted. Cross-drilled rotors are prone to stress cracks.
anyone else hear of this. its the 1st i heard of it but it kinda makes sense. more holes=weaker structure i guess
 

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also where can i fond these for a good price?
 

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anyone else hear of this. its the 1st i heard of it but it kinda makes sense. more holes=weaker structure i guess
From everything I've seen/heard, its an urban myth nowadays, the technology has advanced enough that for a street driven vehicle its a non issue.

On that note, I think for a street driven vehicle cross drilled rotors are overkill.
 

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From everything I've seen/heard, its an urban myth nowadays, the technology has advanced enough that for a street driven vehicle its a non issue.

On that note, I think for a street driven vehicle cross drilled rotors are overkill.
yeah ur probably right but they look so good thru the rims
 

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any other ideas?
 

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and use to peices of 2x4 for pads!
not lookin to go that cheap
 

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Try and get rotors that are only slotted. Cross-drilled rotors are prone to stress cracks.


Maybe 20 years ago, I have two sets on two different BMWs with no issues. And I have had a set on my F150 for about 8 years now that have yet to hairline crack...

Porsche, MB, BMW, Ferrari, et all use drilled with no adverse issues on the streets.



I use Ceramic pads as they have virtually no noise and very low dust. Organic sticks in my mind as high dust and low life span.
 
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