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Cheap abrasive pad for stock calipers?

Old 07-24-2017, 08:55 AM
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Cheap abrasive pad for stock calipers?

Seems I have some uneven pad deposits that are causing some vibration under braking. Rather than taking the rotors to be resurfaced, I'm thinking of using the trick described here: Uneven Pad Deposit Removal

Damn sight more expensive than just having the rotors turned, but on the flip side I'll have a set of pads around in case I need to do this again in the future.

StopTech recommends the Hawk 9012 (Blue) for this purpose. Anyone have any other recommendations, preferably less expensive?
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What pads are causing "uneven deposits"? This is not something I've experienced with OEM, Bendix ceramic street pads, Hawk HP+, or Hawk HPS pads. All swapped at-will without any break-in or special treatment.

Brand new rotors are cheaper than a set of Hawk Blues.
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