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Old 07-25-2010, 10:08 AM
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it's time to do the rear brakes on my 03 3500 dually and I'm looking for advice on which pads and rotors to use. I've been looking at EBC slotted and dimpled rotors with kevlar pads or just sticking with the OEM's. I occasionally pull a gooseneck horse trailer with it. There isn't much of a price difference, I just would like to get the most bang for my buck. (Plus the EBC's look cool!) I got 97,000 miles out of the originals so I certainly can't complain about the OEM's either. Just looking for some input. Thanks,
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You certainly can't go wrong with EBC. I don't have them on my truck but I run their brakes and clutches on my quad and they perform well and provide excellent durability.
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Run their pads on both my trucks, and the rotors on my ram. Great quality, just a little squeal on the pads + rotors at low braking power, no issue on the stock rotors. Haul heavy loads with my SuperDuty and have had no issues with loss of braking power
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I agree...EBC is good stuff!
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Make sure to just get the dimpled rotors. Drilled rotors suck (they crack). But...I've heard good things about EBC as well, so...I say do it.
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