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Old 09-14-2012, 09:23 PM   #1
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The pads that came with the truck are ok for daily driving. Has anyone used anything other than the OEM pads? Do you have any suggestions.

I drive 30% as a daily driver and 70% hauling my 30' trailer, about 8000lbs.

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You could start with TireRack.com to see what brake pad options they have.
The Hawk LTS pads seem to have the best rating for stopping power.
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Any ebc pad. If you want something really good get ebc yellow.
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I had Hawk LTS pads on my Tundra, they really made a difference.
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Yellow and LTS. Thanks for the advice gents.
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Yellow is better than lts. But the green and lts make less brake dust. Both are great pads tho, i have green ebcs on my truck and hawk lts on my wifes car.

Would recommend either or.
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Yellow is better than lts. But the green and lts make less brake dust. Both are great pads tho, i have green ebcs on my truck and hawk lts on my wifes car.

Would recommend either or.
Dust is always a bother, but something we live with. I'd rather have the better stopping power. Awesome advice. Thanks.
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Dust is always a bother, but something we live with. I'd rather have the better stopping power. Awesome advice. Thanks.
No problem. I would also suggest to use ebc rotors too. They are great with the pads if your budget allows.
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EBC yellows...cant be beat...
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Both are great but the yellows are great for towing.
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