Originally Posted by DV
I actually work for Akebono and have a set on both of my cars. Pedal force vs. decel is comparable to the OEM pads, dust is almost non existent and they are also much quieter than the OE material. I would recommend them to anyone based on the dust factor alone.
Our brakes are also on the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes F1 car, the 370Z BBK and many other OE applications that aren't quite as interesting.
Do you know when Akebono will release their rear brake set?