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Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007 Discussion, what are the best type of brake pad in Cadillac CTS Coupe, Sport Sedan and Sport Wagon Forums; looking to get new brake pads and not sure witch ones to get i use the car as a daily ...
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    what are the best type of brake pad

    looking to get new brake pads and not sure witch ones to get i use the car as a daily driver and for racing so not sure what pads to get any help would be helpful thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by =Javi=
    looking to get new brake pads and not sure witch ones to get i use the car as a daily driver and for racing so not sure what pads to get any help would be helpful thanks
    www.r1concepts.com

    They have great prices. Go with the ceramics!
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    Re: what are the best type of brake pad

    What kind of "racing" do you use the car for?
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    Re: what are the best type of brake pad

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    What kind of "racing" do you use the car for?
    drag and straight away mostly

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    Re: what are the best type of brake pad

    i have ebc brakes on mine what they call greenstuff pads all round on mine and they stop well, if you want race pads they have what they call orange stuff race pads and slotted and drilled rotors to go with them http://www.shopebcbrakes.com/EBC-Ora...es/p99674?sku=

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    Re: what are the best type of brake pad

    Quote Originally Posted by =Javi= View Post
    drag and straight away mostly
    In that case, any decent pads will work just fine. Blayne's suggestion for ceramic pads of some sort is probably the right way to go. Semi-metallics will give you more performance at the cost of more brake dust.
    '05 Stealth Grey CTS-V, Hyper Silver Linea Corse Venetos w/Continental ExtremeContact DWs (summer), black Team Dynamics ProRace 1.2 wheels with 275/35-18 R-compounds (track), Hyperblack Rota Torques (winter), KW Variant3s, V2 front brakes, Hotchkis rear sway bar, EPS cam, TEA-ported 243 heads, FAST92 intake w/LS2 TB, JBA Camaro/G8 1-3/4" shorty headers w/JBA cat pipes, Corsa exhaust, UUC motor and tranny mounts, UUC shifter, MAPerformance trailing arms, Specter cradle bushings, etc...

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