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I ordered a set of brake pads from Hal, the ones from Emgo. Man is the pad material thin on these. I think it is thinner than whats left on the originals I am replacing. Has anyone else used these. Is it just harder stuff that will last as long. Does it scratch the rotors.
 

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I would imagine it is a very hard compound. PM Max at Traxxion and ask him his thoughts. He knows alot about the different brake pads out there.
 

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I just put a set on my front last week, and thought the same thing. If you find somthing out pass it on.
 

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I also bought a set but never installed them they were so thin I went with OEM.
 

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That's what I'm thinking to. It will be difficult to tell when they need changing. Listen for the scraping noise I guess.
 

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That there scraping noise you will hear will be metal coming off the rotor....
 

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Brake Pads

Yes, I just received a set of the Emgo's from HAL and I agree, they look pretty thin.

I think I will wait to put them on and see what you guys say.
 

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Ha... I think we are all waiting to see what the other guys going to do.
 

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Will someone put them on so we will know what to do.

Inquiring minds want to know.

:roll:
 

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OEM pads

I use OEM pads only. Have worked well for me for 180k plus miles on 1800's. Usually 40 k on front, 60 k on rear pads. :D
 

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I went ahead and replaced the left front as they were in real bad shape??? The right was only about 1 mm off of original, and still in good shape. Having a Trike I don't use the Front brakes that much at all. The link system applies the left front also with the rear. I don't know if they had ever been changed or not before I bought it as a Trike. I have put a little over 20 K on it the time that I have had it. The clock is at 43 K now, so I am assuming that they haven't been replaced in the past life. I was able to get a short and cold test ride in Thursday, and of course it is way to soon to tell how they will last but it stops much better than it did that I do know. I wouldn't think that Hal would be offering them if they weren't of at least some quality.
 
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