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Replace these brake pads?



They have plenty of life left but since I have everything apart... If I do I'd prefer ceramic but the cheapest I found locally are Akebono for $56. Any other options?
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Go with ceramic pads, with new rotors. No nasty brake dust. You won’t be sorry.
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If it ain’t broke/worn, why fix it?
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If it ain’t broke/worn, why fix it?
1) Because it's already apart.
2) Ceramic would reduce dust.
3) New pads would be a selling point when I put it up for sale soon.
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Ceramic pads have a lot less dust and what there is doesn't show up on the wheels as much. worth the extra cost.
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Ceramic pads have a lot less dust and what there is doesn't show up on the wheels as much. worth the extra cost.


Is it a good idea just before sale?
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Up to you, but a good selling point that the pads have been replaced with ceramics. Just my opinion
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Got the Akebonos from Rock Auto for $39.

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$39 is much better. Nice work!
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