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Old 07-06-2005, 11:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have had new rims black with silver polished lip. I have a lot of brake dust build up in just one day of normal driving. Is there any kind of brake pad that reduces the amount of dust that comes off the pad? Or should I stop worrying about it and clean it more often.
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They do make some "dustless" pads. The problem is that the heat has to go somewhere. It will be retained in the rotors and eventually warp them, they have a tendency to do that. They make some ugly brake dust covers that go between the wheel and rotor. They serve their purpose, but kinda ugly. If your wheels are new, a coat of wax on them will shed a little more dust, other than that, scrub the deck, daniel-son.

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since your rims are new, I reccommend a clear powdercoating. This will allow you to just wipe the dust away with a damp cloth.
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I use PBR/AXXIS Metal Masters and I have no dust. As to heat and rotor warping I guess I can expect that now tha I have 60,000 miles on the pads, OH, the car is a nice, light 750il.
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okay thanks guys now I know what I should do.
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