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    just don't use brakes!

    cleaning supplies only fix the symptom - not using the brakes solves the cause of the problem.
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    Quote Originally Posted by blarg View Post
    just don't use brakes!

    cleaning supplies only fix the symptom - not using the brakes solves the cause of the problem.
    That's troubleshooting, right there! I'd follow his advice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2:43AM View Post
    That's troubleshooting, right there! I'd follow his advice!
    Haha, yeah I try to use them as little as possible. But what with the speed cams all over the place here (damn cams) and they way phx drivers freak out and slam their brakes on even when they are not speeding....it can make it kinda difficult. Downshift as much as possible, plus it sounds wicked.
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    Dude you have black rims... and you complaining about the bdust? Gold ones are million times worse!
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    Quote Originally Posted by tarmacsti View Post
    Dude you have black rims... and you complaining about the bdust? Gold ones are million times worse!
    LOL, i am good at complaining. Its one of my great talents. Yeah my rims where silver (even offered me gold rims when i bought the car but I wasnt into the two-tone look)

    In my defense, mine are gloss black so the dust makes 'em look like flat black. wah wah I know. But when the car is waxed and the rims shine....ooooh baby.
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    ACDelco (OEM for Corvette's) makes brake pads for your application.

    Front/Rear cost me $110. I would've gone with Bobcats, but I bought them not long after starting my job, and there is a 6-week delay before your first paycheck, and that's what I could afford

    I've run them for about a year now, and there is the brake dust of OEM pads, and it bites as well (if not better) than OEM. Brake dust looks awful on gold BBSs (it looks like bad diarrhea) - I went from washing the wheels twice/week to every other week.

    I recommended them to another user on here (etshulda) and he got them. AFAIK, he liked them. Maybe he can chime in



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    Right now I run the Hawk Composite pads. They are good, but they squeak at under low pressure (or if they are cold) and they kick off a decent amount of dust. Overall good pads though.

    I bought them from tirerack, not too expensive. $205 for all four.
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    Quote Originally Posted by idipskoalmint
    I still have the boxes - shoot me a PM to remind me to get the P/Ns when I get home from work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GageP View Post
    Eagle one makes this stuff called Nano wax its the only stuuf i use on wheels. When you use make sure you use a micro fiber towel, they are really soft and they wont mess wheels up, terry cloth towels are abrasive on wheels. YOu can get the at walmart, pepeboys any auotparts store.
    Found the nano wax stuff...aint that cheap and the bottle is small. How long does a bottle last for you? Need to check walmart, that place has everything cheaper.
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    Hey skoal... I spaced on your brews last weekend. I'll try and remember this weekend.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sinister
    Hey skoal... I spaced on your brews last weekend. I'll try and remember this weekend.
    It's all good - I stopped at the beer store last night on my way home and they didn't have any of the Imperial IPAs (first time I haven't seen it)
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    Quote Originally Posted by GageP View Post
    NOt a problem. Micro fibers are really god on panit too. That nano wax works great on paint too.

    Ohhh man that nano wax is killer...gotta wear shades when looking at my ride now, lol!!!
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    After using the nano a few times, excellent stuff but,

    it is not possible to have the brake dust just wash off with a hose......think this is just a myth.
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