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    e61 04 which brake pads?

    Hi Guys,
    the time to replace rear brake pads has come.
    I need some advice please. it is e61 on stock brakes. I drive normally, I do not race the car around but want to still maintain good braking power. now do not want to spend fortune either but one thing pisses me off. When I polish and seal the wheels, all i need is half an hour driving around town and brake dust is all over them. this does bother me because to clean them and polish and reseal does take quite a bit of time every time its done.

    any advice and tips please?

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    textar, jurid or pagid....all OEM or OE BMW...

    jurid are pretty solid and reasonabley priced too ya wont go far wrong wiv em...

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    nice cheers,
    how about brake dust?

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    if ya want low brake dust ya best going for summat like specialist ceramic pads or EBC green or red pads, but they come at a price and there is a trade off with performance IMO...

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    ok just read a bit.
    ceramic, theyre very harsh to the discs and are crappy until they warm up?
    red, green, yellow stuff, apparently they are mixed with kevlar instead metal compound, also they brake better when hot but they are nice to the discs which lead to the question: would the higher price of them returns on less frequent disc changes?

    thanks

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    discs are dirt cheap i wouldnt worry about that side of it, but its the pads themselves they are rather expensive and they dont last as long compared to standard composition pads...


    depends wot ya want a lower maintenance budget or cleaner wheels...

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    superb help again.
    cheers mate!

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