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Old 11-20-2011, 03:40 PM   #1
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...front and rear factory pads and rotors to last on a 1500 4x4? Just curious...

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Old 11-20-2011, 05:05 PM   #2
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Mine isnt 4x4 but the front rotors warped at about 35k. Had them turned and within 1k miles they were warped again. I replaced them after that.
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Old 12-12-2011, 08:36 AM   #3
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One of my weak areas is brakes. Especially, disk! I believe I will take the truck down to "Joes" and let them do the "Free brake inspection".
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Old 12-12-2011, 09:36 AM   #4
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Don't let them turn the rotors. Waste of money.

They will warp very quickly due to being thinner.
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Old 12-12-2011, 04:32 PM   #5
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Don't let them turn the rotors. Waste of money.

They will warp very quickly due to being thinner.
Thanks for the "Heads-Up on That"!
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Old 12-16-2011, 01:52 PM   #6
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I replaced my front pads and rotors at 81,000. The rears are still original.
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Old 08-07-2012, 09:21 AM   #7
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My front brakes lasted 60k on originals, 18k on the next set

My rears are at 78k and still ticking... but prolly will change them in about 12k.
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Old 08-07-2012, 09:41 PM   #8
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Don't let them turn the rotors. Waste of money.

They will warp very quickly due to being thinner.
So just replace the pads and let them seat in to the rotors? Has anyone done this with ceramic pads?

I'm at 70,000 and the fronts are getting pretty thin, but everything is working fine, rotors look pretty good. I'd like to put some good brakes on, but if I don't need rotors that would save a bunch of $.
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Old 08-14-2012, 06:50 AM   #9
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Just replace the rotors!

Rotors are so cheap now because they are all made in China. $20-$25 a rotor depending were you buy them.

I replaced all my rotors and replaced the pads with some Carquest Gold series pads. The pads were more expensive than than the rotors but these pads are so much better than the OE pads.
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