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Old 12-16-2010, 04:36 PM
my06SS my06SS is offline
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to upgrade or leave stock

06 TBSS AWD, brakes need to be replaced, any suggestions, stock oem or upgrade? anybody use E.B.C. Brakes, towing a trailer on weekends around 7000lbs, when not towing spirited driving once and while
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Old 12-16-2010, 04:54 PM
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I personally i would just replace with stock rotors and then ceramic pads to limit brake dust..slotted rotors will be a good choice as well but definetly get ceramic pads... drilled/slotted rotors work great but do come with problems that are hit and miss. Drilled rotors act like a cheese grator on your pads and will wear them down a lot quicker then slotted or stock rotors... also drilled rotors at the drill points tend to crack as well... here is a pic of what I mean

Notice the cracks at 12 and 6 on a clock
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