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      08-26-2009, 09:34 AM   #1
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Question Akebono Or EBC Brake Pads?

my mom's 2008 acura rdx brakes are really fading already at 35k miles and you can feel the drag when comming to a stop from like 60mph.

the oem ones are akebono but i see that EBC also has brake pads for the car so which is better? note this is not for my bmw but for a acura rdx.

if ebc pads are way better then the akebono i will hop on them but if not might as well stick with the oem akebonos...

i know there are some brake gurus here so chime in please
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35k miles isnt too bad for a set of pads, but I think you may see better results from EBC, all depends on how you drive. EBC makes gr8 pads but so does Akebono.
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I vote Akebono. I am very happy with their euro ceramic pads.
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I have had great success with EBC. This is my vote.
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I vote Akebono. I alot of very happy customers with their euro ceramic pads.

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