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Old 10-22-2010, 03:41 AM   #181 (permalink)
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Same here just changed my last week at around 30k. Replaced front and rear pads and resurfaced the rotors.
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Old 10-26-2010, 03:27 PM   #182 (permalink)
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What pads are most of you using? Particularly the ones who DO NOT track the car. I'm just looking for regular street pads.
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Old 10-26-2010, 03:35 PM   #183 (permalink)
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I just used the ceramic pads for the front. I got them from consumer auto parts. It was $ 40 or $ 45 i can't remember.
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Old 10-27-2010, 04:27 PM   #185 (permalink)
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Those are pretty close to the stock pads. You could use Tire Rack, they categorize everything as Autocross/Track, street, performance street, and have ratings and reviews for everything if you're not sure.
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Old 10-28-2010, 01:44 PM   #186 (permalink)
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I'd recommend Eagle pads, but beware the dust from ceramic.

I've got a set of black konigs and it doesn't take more than 48 hours to get those things COATED in dust after a carwash. I would have just bought the hawk HP if I could do it again, not the Hawk HPC... Still amazing bite though, and the EBC 3GD rotors I installed with it are pretty brilliant too, I'm just concerned about their life since they seem to be wearing fast.
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Old 10-28-2010, 03:18 PM   #187 (permalink)
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Thanks guys, I think I will go with OEM pads since I found them for around $40 at Majestic Honda.
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Old 11-05-2010, 11:14 AM   #188 (permalink)
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Retarded question, how do i get the rotars off, first time doing my brakes


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Old 11-15-2010, 11:16 AM   #189 (permalink)
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Retarded question, how do i get the rotars off, first time doing my brakes


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After you remove the wheel and brake caliper from the rotor, you should be able to pull it right off.
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Old 01-18-2011, 09:57 PM   #190 (permalink)
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Function over Form..
74k still on my stock pads but i def need brakes soon might do a Stoptech 4 piston kit or just slotted rotors and hawk hp + pads..
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Old 01-26-2011, 03:46 PM   #191 (permalink)
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Thanks! Helped a ton.
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Old 02-24-2011, 10:33 PM   #192 (permalink)
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How necessary is it to use M-77 assembly paste? Is it a must or what?
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Old 02-25-2011, 10:14 AM   #193 (permalink)
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How necessary is it to use M-77 assembly paste? Is it a must or what?
not a must, just what honda does. you can use any anti-seize compound or brake paste.
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Old 02-25-2011, 10:30 AM   #194 (permalink)
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On avg. how long do rotors last under normal (not abusive) driving before needing to be resurfaced? What is the best way to tell?

I am around 48k and the bakes still have some life left and I want to replace the brakes myself, but I also don't want to have to resurface the rotors shortly after..

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Old 02-25-2011, 11:07 AM   #195 (permalink)
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Get their thickness checked, then do the work yourself if you need to replace them.

Regardless of the wear I replaced mine at about 30k, I didn't want to wonder how they were holding up. I've still got them stashed in case I need them, but I bought an EBC 3GD rotor set all around, and it's made me happy with 20k + miles so far.
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Old 02-25-2011, 11:17 AM   #196 (permalink)
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You can feel for any chips etc on the rotor. Also, there should be a number that says the how thick it can be before you need to replace. It will be like 18mm or something. Just take a 18mm wrench (if that's the number) and see if it can fit over the rotor. If it can you need to replace.
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Old 02-28-2011, 10:09 AM   #197 (permalink)
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ok. thank you guys.
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Old 03-16-2011, 12:48 AM   #198 (permalink)
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Old 03-17-2011, 12:47 AM   #199 (permalink)
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just got some Hawk HPSs. I assume the paste that comes in the pack is equivalent to the M77?
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Old 03-17-2011, 06:10 PM   #200 (permalink)
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It works just fine.
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