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      04-11-2019, 05:31 PM   #1
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Brake pad recommendations

Hey so after owning my gt for about 3 weeks now I feel like the OEM pads aren't that effective? I feel like it needs more bite to it. I have akebono pads on my TL and I guess I'm still used to those still.

Any recs on non oem pads that provide better stopping power than bmw pads? Thanks!
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Hey so after owning my gt for about 3 weeks now I feel like the OEM parts aren't that effective? I feel like it needs more bite to it. I have akebono pads on my TL and I guess I'm still used to those.

Any recs on non oem pads that provide better stopping power than bmw pads? Thanks!
I put Akebono pads on my f30. Great stopping power and low dust
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      04-11-2019, 08:23 PM   #3
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Installing power stop pads next weekend I'll let you know how it goes. They were a great price on rock auto
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Hey so after owning my gt for about 3 weeks now I feel like the OEM pads aren't that effective? I feel like it needs more bite to it. I have akebono pads on my TL and I guess I'm still used to those still.

Any recs on non oem pads that provide better stopping power than bmw pads? Thanks!
Does your car have M Sport or regular brakes?
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Does your car have M Sport or regular brakes?
I have the regular calipers, non m sport.
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I've just installed yellow stuff pads on mine, very happy so far. Much better initial bite.
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Installing power stop pads next weekend I'll let you know how it goes. They were a great price on rock auto
How'd these turn out for you? Also did you just replace the pads but keep the factory discs or did you replace those as well?
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