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Old 10-09-2010, 05:40 PM   Thread Starter #1
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Well i got my brakes today and now I need to buy pads. Should I Ceramic? I'm a bit of a newb in the brake dept?

Here's the deal on maxima.org:

http://forums.maxima.org/group-deals...luxe-plus.html

The PBR Axxis Ultimate brake pads feature a special KevlarŪ and ceramic-strengthened formula with a high co-efficient of friction and excellent high temperature wear and fade resistance.

2004 - 2005 Nissan Maxima:
Ultimate: -Front- PN: D 969 RU $53 -Rear- PN: D 905 RU $46

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Old 10-09-2010, 06:13 PM   #2
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I have the PBR and love it.
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Do you ave the Ultimates? How's that price?
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Default Re: Which Pads To Get?

thats a decent price , go with the Kelvar Cermanic, you will love it , reduce to / no brake fade.
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Thanks! I was leaning towards them based on what I have read.
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Do you ave the Ultimates? How's that price?
Yea, I bought the Ultimate PBR on the big org, there' 2 sellers, I bought it off of Import bc their price was cheaper than the other seller.
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Cool, just sent them an e-mail...

Thanks guys, love this site and how quick you can get advice!!!
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No problem J!
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Default Re: Which Pads To Get?

After trying a Godly number of pads, from Posi Quiet, to EBC, to plenty others, by far I found out the best pads to use are:

http://www.hawkperformance.com/performance/ceramic.php

and see this (scroll down on that page):
http://www.hawkperformance.com/performance/

No issues in any shape or form.
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Old 10-11-2010, 03:18 PM   Thread Starter #10
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Just paid $99 shipped for the PBR Ultimate's from Maxima.org GD.
New brakes in a few days, thanks god!
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Im using wagner thermoquiet pads.. i needed something closest to oem that doesnt give off major brake dust as street performance pads. GL with the new brakes homie!
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Brakes here, pads getting dropped off today, to the shop tomorrow!
Can't wait, my car is embarrassing to drive!

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lol i was abt to say.. how can u let such a beautiful car turn like that on one of the most important parts!:rofl3:
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lol i was abt to say.. how can u let such a beautiful car turn like that on one of the most important parts!:rofl3:
I was thinking the same exact thing.
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I was about to be like WTF is wrong with this guy!? Haha
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Ha, sorry guys! The way they sound, you'd think they look like this though!

Here's the real (sad) deal, but all my parts are in and they are going on today!

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Brakes on! Feel, sounds (or no sound) and look great! Thanks all for the feedback and info! This place rules!!!!
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