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Old 09-13-2004, 12:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i heard recently somewhere that ceramic brake pads produce almost no brake dust at all, and that would be sweet for my e36 because it puts out dust like a champ. has anyone tried these? are there any downsides?
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its pretty true. Look at the new 7s. The use them and have very little dust. the downside is they eat rotors quicker.
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And are extreamly expensive... at least from what I heard. I could be wrong.

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who makes them? i dont car about price anything is better than these damn semi metallic pads ( my car needs espestos pads!)
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Here's a link to an article on ceramic brake pads.

Here's another link to lots of sources for ceramic brake pads.
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Here's a link to a low dust brake manufacturer. Check out the R4-S High Performance Street and Autocross brake pads.
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the Axxis Ultimate ones are ceramic... and they produce quite a bit of brake dust, but its not the BLACK kind.. it just makes the rim look darker
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