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Old 01-21-2012, 10:39 AM   #1
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Default Review of the Ceramic Brake Pads from O'Reilly

I put these pads on after I got my powder coated calipers back from Mike. I am very pleased with them IMO. Dust has been cut down alot.

I have had them on for about 3 weeks. For the past 3 days it has been in the 60's here in Denver and I have been enjoying the sun and all, specially with the top down. Dust!! not visible compared to the OEM pads, what a great difference.

I have not heard any kind of noise. The stopping power to me is the same if not better than OEM.

They are called BrakeBest Select Ceramic - Brake Pads
They are made by Bosch!!!

Cost:
Front- 114.99
Rear- 40.20

Total with tax $167.76

I wanted to share my views on these.

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I wanted to share my views on these.

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Tom...thank you for sharing...I'm in the market to replace my OEM pads due to the amount of dust. Have been considering the Hawk's Pads, but open to other options.

I have an O'Reilly's about a mile from my home....do you have the part numbers? If you do, great...If not, no worries.

BTW, I had Bosch Ceramics put on my daily driver (VW Beetle TDI) 5 years ago...Zero dust and after 100K miles lots of pad left
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Tom...thank you for sharing...I'm in the market to replace my OEM pads due to the amount of dust. Have been considering the Hawk's Pads, but open to other options.

I have an O'Reilly's about a mile from my home....do you have the part numbers? If you do, great...If not, no worries.

BTW, I had Bosch Ceramics put on my daily driver (VW Beetle TDI) 5 years ago...Zero dust and after 100K miles lots of pad left
Just go in and they will make sure to look up the info, my was the 2011 GS .
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If you're talking GS, which is the same multi padlet set up as the ZO6, $170 bucks for all of that is one heck of a deal. While lower dust on the street, don't try running ceramics for track days, unless you enjoy crashing into things.
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If you're talking GS, which is the same multi padlet set up as the ZO6, $170 bucks for all of that is one heck of a deal. While lower dust on the street, don't try running ceramics for track days, unless you enjoy crashing into things.
I dont track. But thanks for the heads up
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I believe any brand of Ceramic pads will cut down brake dust. I ordered a set of GM pads from Gene(Partshouse) when I first got my 08 Vert. I have 25,000 miles on them and the SQUEAKING finally stopped.
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Not available in my area... bummer!
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Just go in and they will make sure to look up the info, my was the 2011 GS .
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Are they 1 piece or the padlets ?
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Keep us updated! I don't mind the stock brake dust, squeaking can get old at times although hosing them down seems to work for a couple weeks.
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Good information. Thanks.
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Are they 1 piece or the padlets ?
Padlets!!!! I did not ask about the one piece. But the computer only showed the ones I got..
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Keep us updated! I don't mind the stock brake dust, squeaking can get old at times although hosing them down seems to work for a couple weeks.

I will keep you guys updated. I don't have a type of noise whatsoever.
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Awesome deal for the GS/Z06 guys
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Ordered mine today from O'Reilly's. I have a 2005 and use the single brake pad.

Brake Best Select Ceramic
Front-Part# C731 $61.99

I will post the rear part number and costs when I pick mine up.

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Not available in my area... bummer!
Check their online site. Maybe you can get them that way.

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Ordered mine today from O'Reilly's. I have a 2005 and use the single brake pad.

Brake Best Select Ceramic
Front-Part# C731 $61.99

I will post the rear part number and costs when I pick mine up.

Tnxs,
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Part number for the back is C732 $59.00

According to O'Reilly's Website the ones I purchased are good for the 2005-2011 Base Corvette.



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I was going to ask about these exact pads.. but the answer is already here from 2012..!!

I'm picking up a set of O'Reilly's Brake Best ceramic pads for my '99 today.. current price approx $101.00 for the front and $56.00 for the rear at my local store.

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are you guys not planning on replacing your rotors at the same time ? May be asking for problems.
I always just replace the rotors when replacing the pads on any vehicle
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are you guys not planning on replacing your rotors at the same time ? May be asking for problems.
I always just replace the rotors when replacing the pads on any vehicle
I'm having a local shop do my pads. I don't know if they will turn the rotors or not ???

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look at Centric rotors. They make probably one of the best for these cars.
I'm told it's not worth having the old rotors turned anymore.
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