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Old 05-11-2014, 03:09 PM
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So I have 64k km on my truck and my brake pedal is pulsating so I'm assuming I need new pads and rotors. I can't isolate if it's the front or rear so I'm looking for suggestions. What pads and rotors should I get I was thinking oem since I have almost zero dust front them which is what I like. I drive mostly highway and tow every so often. Overall, I'm looking for a decently priced pad and rotor that will last another 60,000 without a ton of dust and has good braking. Thanks in advanced.
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I used Power Stop Extreme got them from Auto Anything worked well for my ram
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I just replaced mine with EBC green stuff pads, very happy with the results. My rotors were fine so I did not replace them.
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I was looking at the EBC green stuff. How are they dust wise?
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I was looking at the EBC green stuff. How are they dust wise?
Have had them on for a month now and so far so good. Seems a lot less dust than the stock pads. They were a bit pricy, bought them local only to find out later that Bully's sells them at a better price even with shipping costs. Live and learn, lol.
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I now have PosiQuiet brake pads on mine
They were highly recommended by the Brake & Alignment shop that i have used for years, the manager is a friend of mine

They are made by a company called CENTRIC
http://www.centricparts.com/products/posiquiet

I won't say where to buy them, almost everyone carries them

this is a short video about the pads

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I drive about 40,000 miles a year and have the back of the truck weighed down fairly well most of the time. I'm pretty good at warping rotors.. Does anyone think drilled and/or slotted rotors are worth it or just replace more often with OEM quality?
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Drilled/slotted rotors are for clearing out brake-dust...a problem Rams do not have with OEM pads. They do not prevent warpage, caused by overheating when stopped with residual pressure applied. (After heavy stops, relax brake pressure and allow the vehicle to move a few inches before re-applying brakes, then repeat,... or shift to neutral and remove foot from brake pedal. Avoid heavy, continuously-applied brake pedal pressure after long/heavy stops.)
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I've used Wagner Thermo-Quiet pads for the last 2-3 times on other vehicles. Never, ever had any issues with dust . Will use them again whenever I do the one on my '12 .
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