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Old 06-15-2011, 05:17 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by Cowboy2 View Post
Man, you boys are rough on brake pads. I am at 45,000 miles and have only went thru one set of pads. Looking at mine today (was last changed at 30,150 miles) I got plenty left.

I did not remove the calapers (can't speel) or the wheel when changing pads, just pulled them off, push the pucks back in with a screwdriver and put the new ones in - no big deal - maybe 5 minute tops to change all pads.

Some of us have a few more reasons to stop than others Cowboy. In my case, most of my miles are in bumper to bumper traffic, stop and go, 80 miles a day. Hard on brakes is right...and nerves. At least I'm on two wheels though!
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