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Old 02-04-2012, 12:45 AM
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Before I bought the Ram, I drove the fugly Silverado. They both have their plus and minuses, but the Ram was definitely better overall. One thing I didnt like about the Ram is that the braking system wasn't the best in the world. The previous cars I've bought were able to have the rotors replaced to drilled and slotted along with the option to upgrade the brake piston system. Please let me know what all inputs that you have!

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EBC brakes makes several good products
One place to get them is PEP BOYS

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Upgrading the brake pads and the rubber brake line is a good upgrade.
There is a big brake kit you could get.
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Napa sells their pad called the adaptive one. I only use this pad. And i have them on every car and truck I own. All I have to say is incredible. We are also using them on our pickups and cars at work. Everyone that tries them loves them.

I buy all my rotors from brakeperformance.com. I have turned many people on to them and we all have had great luck. I did my wifes grand prix gt with their drilled and slotted and now the car stops on a dime. Incredible. I had installed napa drilled and slotted rotors on the front of my last f150. And they were good but. I had problems with them when they were cold. Not the case with the ones from Brakeferformance.com. Now my truck is to new for rotors. But I'm seriously considering swapping the front pads to the napa adaptive one pad.
I have had people tell me they swear by EBC brakes? I have never used them. But I have priced them out and keep going back to the napa adaptive one pad. This pad has 2 different hardness material for the pad surfaces. One on the inside and one on the outside. So you get the best wear, and stoping possible.
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I'm a believer in the EBC pads and sports rotors, stopping my 22s in the auto cross is a LOT easier with them. Having the show rims, it's very important to have low dust as well, and the green stuff pads are superb compared to the semi-metallics and OEM ones I used before.

You have to really search for stainless braided brake lines, so I recommend just calling a manufacturer and getting a set made to your length. I had a set made since I lowered mine and they're great.
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Napa sells their pad called the adaptive one. I only use this pad. And i have them on every car and truck I own. All I have to say is incredible. We are also using them on our pickups and cars at work. Everyone that tries them loves them.

I buy all my rotors from brakeperformance.com. I have turned many people on to them and we all have had great luck. I did my wifes grand prix gt with their drilled and slotted and now the car stops on a dime. Incredible. I had installed napa drilled and slotted rotors on the front of my last f150. And they were good but. I had problems with them when they were cold. Not the case with the ones from Brakeferformance.com. Now my truck is to new for rotors. But I'm seriously considering swapping the front pads to the napa adaptive one pad.
I have had people tell me they swear by EBC brakes? I have never used them. But I have priced them out and keep going back to the napa adaptive one pad. This pad has 2 different hardness material for the pad surfaces. One on the inside and one on the outside. So you get the best wear, and stoping possible.
I've used the brake motive on my Vette.pretty good for the price point!
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