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Buying new brake pads, but they asked me what was the calibration on them. Is it the same thing as the pad thickness?? Or no

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New pads are all the same thickness
what varies is the friction co-efficient and make up of the pad material
they normally come in 3 types
soft-- for high speed braking and low pad life-- race car work
medium--- for general driving --highway and suburban --reasonable life
and hard ---high applications --taxi and short trips with hard braking for maximum life
If it is an every day driver , get the medium pads as the performance will cover all situations with a good wear life
that I suspect is what they were asking

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