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Hey, im on my brakes alot and my std (genuine) pads are not lasting, Would a desent set of pads be enuff or maybe new disks,Calipers,hosing or fluids would help? I don't wanna spend alot on the car due to other problems that need doing first.
 

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Your best option is a set of Ferodo DS2500 pads, its been discussed many times here before.

These are one of the best pads but are expensive at around £100 a set, you can use these with a good quality set of discs and good Dot4 brake fluid with very good results.
 

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DS2500 pads are about £100 front and £80 rear IIRC, so you are paying about £120 for 2 sets of brake discs..................seems like a reasonable price.

BTW grooved discs are noisier than standard discs when used hard, a sort of droning noise

You may not need to change the rear pads and discs, they dont do a great deal of work and tend to last a lot longer than the fronts..........its worth checking first
 

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DS2500 pads are about £100 front and £80 rear IIRC, so you are paying about £120 for 2 sets of brake discs..................seems like a reasonable price.

BTW grooved discs are noisier than standard discs when used hard, a sort of droning noise

You may not need to change the rear pads and discs, they dont do a great deal of work and tend to last a lot longer than the fronts..........its worth checking first
is there anyway of maybe evening out the load on the frouts and rears brakes ?
 

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no, its all done by the EBD system which is part of the abs system
 

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no, its all done by the EBD system which is part of the abs system
EBD system which is part of the abs system

;) So thats abit of hose pipe and tape init ?

My abs dont even work well my brakes dont even lock just slow down.. very slowly atm lol there overly warn or somthing
 
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Check:

the front and rear calipers arn't siezed
individual brake temps by touching each wheel after a run
when your brake fluid was last changed
 

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Check:

the front and rear calipers arn't siezed
individual brake temps by touching each wheel after a run
when your brake fluid was last changed

200 miles ago when i replaced my clutch. My clutch somtimes 2 times in 200miles go's hard so maybe a better bleed is in order?
 
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