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I had my 15k service, they said I had "11 mm on the front pads, and 12 mm on the rears"...

My question is, how thick were the pads to begin with when my car was new?
 

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You drive like a grandma.

I don't know the exact thickness, but they're about half an inch thick when they're new...which translates to about 15 mm.
 

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The HACK said:
You drive like a grandma.

I don't know the exact thickness, but they're about half an inch thick when they're new...which translates to about 15 mm.
That's pretty bad, grandma :lmao:

I've gone through a few sets faster than that :)
 
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The HACK said:
You drive like a grandma.

I don't know the exact thickness, but they're about half an inch thick when they're new...which translates to about 15 mm.
Yup. That's about how think they look new.
 

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Thanks guys!
Actually, the car had 16,500 miles before the oil service odometer ran down :thumbup:

Its a commuter, 80% freeway, 20% city driving.
 

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At this rate you won't be getting a free set of pads by the time full maintenance is over. :thumbdwn:

I suggest random brake checks on the freeway to speed up the wear and scare the tailgater behind you.
 

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At this rate you won't be getting a free set of pads by the time full maintenance is over. :thumbdwn:

I suggest random brake checks on the freeway to speed up the wear and scare the tailgater behind you.
Ahh, but there are plenty of Chrysler Sebrings that are testing my braking and avoidance almost on a daily basis now ;)
 
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