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Old 08-10-2019, 04:12 PM   #1
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Default Who has the best value for brake rotors and pads

Its time for new rotors and pads for the 2004 T1n. I've used Powerstop kits on few other vehicles,....grooved and drilled with ceramic pads for about $125 per axle.

Wondering what our community has found to be the best value.

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Old 08-10-2019, 06:58 PM   #2
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Default Re: Who has the best value for brake rotors and pads

https://europarts-sd.com/mfg-subcat-...ID=99&scID=165
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Old 08-13-2019, 10:51 PM   #3
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Default Re: Who has the best value for brake rotors and pads

I second NelsonSprinter- that was where I ended up after shopping around a bit. It was possible to find cheaper prices on Ebay, but I don't trust the parts to be what they say they are.
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Default Re: Who has the best value for brake rotors and pads

Yup, Europarts SD.... Got the full set from them, with the (included 2 day transit) They seem to be a trusted supplier, with good advice section on their sight too.... Check out their fore and after pad info page for older Sprinters.
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Old 08-13-2019, 11:35 PM   #5
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Ordered Zimmerman z-coated Rotors from eeuroparts.com ($152) and Raybestos (rated FF) pads from vacavalleyautoparts ($87).

For all four wheels, total was $240.

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Old 08-15-2019, 01:33 AM   #6
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Just ordered my second front brakes kit from Europarts SD. That should say something.

Two sets of front rotors and pads in 11 years and 140K miles. Lotta highway.
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Europarts is the way to go for sure. last change went with the ceramic pads, huge change ,. stops on a dime . no break dust . wish I had done this years ago .
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Europarts is the way to go for sure. last change went with the ceramic pads, huge change ,. stops on a dime . no break dust . wish I had done this years ago .
No dust and better stopping, whats the word on them staying hot? I'm in a heavy rig with dirty steel wheels and the europarts state that they don't cool as well. Stopping on a dime would mostly just discombobulate everything in the cabinets and fridge. Big hills up here in AZ and all trips start and end at 7000', then travel through the desert.

Is it a straight trade off of clean wheels and better stopping vs brake dust and no fade?
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