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Best brake pad brands

What are the best brake pad brands? There’s a LOT more to buying brake pads than just brand or type (Organic, semi-metallic or ceramic). In addition to getting the right friction material for your driving style, you also need to consider the pad’s construction and longevity. Consider this; the single most common cause of early brake pad failure is RUST formation on the steel backing plate! Cheap brake pads use cheap steel that isn’t treated properly before painting. The instant the paint fails, rust builds to the point where it … Read More


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