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Old 01-27-2015, 03:09 AM   #841
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Mine is slow as **** and a total beater, its hard to get working on it because it really needs a good engine rebuild, and until I do that everything else is just putting lipstick on a pig.
Its like you stole my truck
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Old 01-27-2015, 12:10 PM   #842
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I've been really happy with the napa golds the PO put on the car. But I have the baller wrx brakes so ymmv.
I usually just get advance auto silver or gold in any of my DDs; always work well.

I will NEVER recommend Duralast pads to anyone from Auto Zone unless I want them to die.

I need to do brakes one of these days, I've had the car for two years and I still ahvent gotten around to bleeding the brakes like I know i need to. I have to double pump if I want a firm feel.

I've noticed a trend of just fixing **** the PO left for me and the less I complain about the car.
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Old 01-27-2015, 12:12 PM   #843
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ive had good luck with the powerstop z16 pads on my dailies. theyre like $30 from amazon/rock/ebay
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Old 01-27-2015, 12:13 PM   #844
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duralast gold
are those the full ceramic ones?
I installed a ton of those in lots of peasant cars and never heard of any issues.
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Old 01-27-2015, 12:15 PM   #845
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correct.

it's the base model ones I was talking about [semi-metallic]. I bought a set for the miata in a jam and it was the worst $12 I've ever spent.

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Old 01-28-2015, 10:33 AM   #846
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duralast gold is not semi-metallic
you're confusing them with teh regular "blue" duralast.

the golds are usually $50+ and are ceramic. I know because I refuse to install the other semi-metallic crap you're talking about and have refused to change people's brakes if they brought me that junk.

the "blue" ones are so bad you might as well just install rocks for brake pads.

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my cousin used to get those, with the warranty, and install them onto his acura legend with rotors installed backwards. then throw sparks like crazy and scare people on the road. then get them replaced for free after they wore out in 3 days. lolololol
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Old 01-28-2015, 10:54 AM   #847
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btw: 21 clutch slips.

37 clutch holds

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Old 01-28-2015, 10:57 AM   #848
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denser air = moar ait timing comp = moar torque

you should also get the fw resurfaced cause you likely hotspotted it by now
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Old 01-28-2015, 11:35 AM   #849
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that's funny.
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Old 01-28-2015, 11:58 AM   #850
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I have duralast gold's on my outback, were installed new right before I bought it. Put 60K on them so far. Other than the car feeling like it has '98 nissan sentra brakes*, they're great!


*'98 nissan sentra had **** brakes from the factory when "new", they get worse with age!
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God dammit Napa, y u change pad names? Didn't it just used to be "Napa Gold" pads were the decent ones, and "Premium" rotors?

Now we got this ****:
  • Proformer - Organic
  • Proformer - Semi-Metallic,
  • Proformer - OE Ceramic,
  • Premium - Semi-Metallic,
  • Premium - OE Ceramic
  • Ultra Premium - Semi-Metallic
  • Ultra Premium - OE Ceramic
Also, now they have "premium" and "ultra premium" rotors. Bleh.

Gotta do the fronts on my wifes Escape so figured I'd take care of the Subaru. It's been too long since I've had to pick out peasant brake pads
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ultra premium jdm tyte pr0f0rmer carbon kevlar diamond encrusted

is the obvious choice
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Old 01-28-2015, 02:11 PM   #853
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I like this one because you can't tell how dirty the car is
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Owner Says Nightmare Subaru Has Killed Four Engines Within 3,000 Miles
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In some alternative universe the title reads: "Car says nightmare owner killed 4 engines"...
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i need a serious alignment on my front end. I have horrible wear on the outside of both front tires--makes me think i have toe in and positive camber


please tell me what to get.
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i need a serious alignment on my front end. I have horrible wear on the outside of both front tires--makes me think i have toe in and positive camber


please tell me what to get.
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max the front camber bolts and zero the toe.
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A serious alignment. Forget all about the silly ones.
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he seriously needs a serious one

all jokes aside
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