2008-2013 Cadillac CTS Performance Mods Discussion, ceramic brake pads in Cadillac CTS Second Generation Forum - 2008-2013; i'm thinking of ceramic brake pads to get a little more bite and stop smothering my front wheels in brake ...
- 06-27-12 02:18 PM #1Cadillac Owners Member
- Automobile(s): 2008 CTS 3.6 DI, 2008 CTS 3.6, 2002 Escalade 6.0
- Join Date
- May 2012
ceramic brake pads
i'm thinking of ceramic brake pads to get a little more bite and stop smothering my front wheels in brake dust. have you guys put ceramic pads on yet and what set would you recommend? also, would i also need to put new rotors on and if so, which ones would you recommend?
I was looking at these sets of pads for my 08 CTS DI AWD + FE2 Suspension:
- 06-27-12 03:42 PM #2
Re: ceramic brake pads
Hey sberl, if you were thinking about getting some new pads and rotors I can definitely help you out with that. We carry a variety of products that will help you out with low dust. All our products are also offered at a discounted price to the users here on the forum. PM if you're interested and I'd be glad to help.Kevin - Sale Rep
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888-712-6623 ext. 7022
- 07-29-12 01:38 PM #3
Hope i'm not responding too late, but my experience with ceramics is that they result in faster disc friction. What i do is to have (the front) discs cross-drilled. As such the black powder residue is almost totally eliminated and disc heating reduced. This prolongs the disc (and wheel bearing) lifespan.
- 08-08-12 10:00 AM #4