Brake Pad Question????

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  • sldietz

Posted January 06, 2005 - 10:54 AM


Which is better Full Metallic Pads or Semi for the rear brakes on my 426? Advantages to each? Wear on the rotor? Im thinking of getting a Galfer Wave rotor for the back.


  • yz007f

Posted January 07, 2005 - 06:22 PM


More the metallic in the pad the better. It will wear on your rotor faster but give you better stopping power. The best for pads is copper. Copper works the best in pads but gives the rotor a hard time...

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  • tool

Posted January 07, 2005 - 07:17 PM


ive never been concerned with rotor wear (?), but i HATE metal pads. sintered pads are the worst, IMHO.
carbon pads really grab so you use less pressure on the lever.

  • 642MX

Posted January 08, 2005 - 08:46 PM


I still have the stock pads, I don't think they will ever wear out.

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