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Old 10-29-2003, 08:25 PM
John Plut John Plut is offline
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Location: Joliet Illinois
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PBR's for me

I have not replaced the brake pads on my Mercedes yet but when I do it will be with PBR.

I have always used PBR's on my Volvo's and they are dust-free and do not wear out the rotors like most metallic pads. I racked up 270k miles on a '75 Volvo and it still had the original rotors. The pads of course won't last that long but I would much rather replace pads than rotors.

The only down-side is that I believe they contain asbestos but I think that is also what makes them perform better.

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