Your Favorite Brake Pads & Why


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Your Favorite Brake Pads & Why

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Looking to replace my brake pads (1987 Honda Goldwing GL1200 Interstate) while I have the tires off to change.

I am interested in what pads you have used, what ones are your favorite, and why you liked em.

If you had some you disliked, I'd like to know about them too.

Thanks.



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Re: Your Favorite Brake Pads & Why

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I owned my '85 Aspencade from '95 until June '19, I tried some aftermarket, EBC, etc …. best was Honda OEM. Better stopping, better bite, no bluing my rotors either. Enough better that I removed the EBCs with just a couple thousand miles and put away in case of emergency, like if I found I needed pads tonight for a trip tomorrow. Lesson learned.
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Re: Your Favorite Brake Pads & Why

Post by WingAdmin »

I've tried several different manufacturers over the years. EBC are cheap and work well, but they create a LOT of dust, and don't last long.

After years of trying, I use only Honda OEM. They last the longest, create the least amount of dust, and are extremely resistant to fade. I haven't found any better.

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