Tip & How-To about Chevrolet C2500
What is the big talk about high mileage brake pads?Well,they do last a really long time,they actually do,but,yes ,I say but,did you know that the high mileage pad is a lot harder too,and this includes the ceramic pad also,witch is a pad designed to stop,all brake dust,so your rims will stay clean and shiny.This is all good,but two,no,three things are on the down side of the harder brake pad.One,as you drive,the brake pad does not give,any,it just continues to mill away at the brake rotor,there fore,most of the time,when it is time for a new set,witch will be a good long time,the rotors are too far gone to resurface,and must be discarded,and then you have to replace them with new ones,even at a bargain,they,the rotors will cost a lot more than a set of OEM,or semi metallic brake pads.Two,They will not stop as well,it can take as long as twice the time to come to a full stop,when applying the brakes.Three,the premium brake pad can cost as much as 90.00 dollars,compared to as low as 18.00 dollars for a OEM ,or semi metallic brake pad,you could almost buy 5 sets of brake semi metallic for one set of premium brake pads.You choose,how much money do you want to put into your brakes?Face it folks,a little dust can wash off,compared to having to pay out the nose just to not have the brake dust,and putting money into rotors every time you do a brake job. I am going to let you in on a secret here,the manufacture advertises life time warranty for these premium pads,but they do not warranty the rotors,and the labor,and it is hard now,to get them to warranty the brake pad.Weigh the difference,is it worth it.You make the call.
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