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Old 09-08-2012, 06:33 PM
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Originally Posted by IEX3 View Post
Hey X3-terrestrial, are the OE pads metalics or ceramic? I'm in a pinch and need to do the job on the cheap, and dealership wants about $400-$410 just for parts for the front. I can get part from local Autozone for less that $200, but (obviously) worried about quality. Anyway, I get so much dust that I have a hard time believing the existing pads are ceramic, but then again we bought the car used, so no telling what the previous owner did. Thanks!
I'm planning on just buying StopTech pads. They're $77.95 for fronts and $55.95 for rears. I'm also planning on getting the StopTech rotors which are $152.95 for fronts and rears for $145. You can order them from
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