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Old 01-30-2013, 08:53 PM
jim165 jim165 is offline
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Join Date: Oct 2006
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Mein Auto: 2008 BMW 550i Sport
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Originally Posted by aiwapro View Post
I purchased the Centric Power Slot rotors, and the Centric Posi Quiet Ceramic pads. It's a disaster, and I don't know which is the culprit. The brakes are so noisy. They have always been noisy in cold weather, and even more so lately when the car has sit in wet weather. For some reason, most of the noise is always in reverse, like backing out of the drive way, or out of a parking space. Recently, normal braking while the car is in a forward motion, does not feel smooth.

The setup was not cheap, so I don't want to replace rotors and pads again, when I just did so last year, and have like 40,000 miles left on them. The rotors look in ok condition. There is some rusting look in the slots, but the surface looks and feels fine. Maybe the rust from the slots is trasferring to the pads. Any ideas. Not sure how I should move forward?
I have those PosiQuiet pads on my car now and, yes, they were super noisy when they were new. Since I've run them in, they've quieted down a good bit, but they still squeel like a scalded pig in reverse if they are wet. I really enjoy the lack of dust, but once my rotors are done, I'm switching to Akebono.
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2006 Corvette Conv, Z51,6sp (wife)
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