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I want to replace the front & rear pads on my GTV V6 and wondered what you guys could recommend, have used EBC Green and Red Stuff on previous cars. Seem to be a lot of OMP ones on ebay, are these rubbish?
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Re: Brake Pad Recommedations

Ferodo DS2500 is the one.

OMP and Green stuff have their fans but I read somewhere that the OMPs have chamfered edges that effectively make the contact area 2/3 the size of the back plate, leading to more wear (may be just the pad material though).

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Re: Brake Pad Recommedations

My brother can get green stuff for about £100 all round or red stuff for £120 which seem pretty good, think green are OEM spec and red are upgrade
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Re: Brake Pad Recommedations

Definitely go for the Ferrodo DS2500 on the front but you may get some low speed , gentle braking squeal. Coating the back with an anti-squeal coating before fitting is most asvisable. (something like Mintex CeraTEC )

For the rears, a set of much cheaper Lucas pads will more than likely do and will not normally squeal, or could keep using Alfa ones.

Typically however with Alfa disk systems, if the pads have gone the disks are likely to be worn out as well.

I run Brembo groved disks on front (groves only for preventing glazing) and plain Brembo oem on rear using the above pads and braking is superb.

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Ferodo DS2500 pads for the front, DS Performance pads for the rear with decent quality OEM discs and Castrol Response Super Dot 4 brake fluid.
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