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Old 04-21-2008, 09:31 PM   #41
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If I go by looking at the pictures then I would throw those pads in the garbage. To me those pads are worn out.

@AbeFM, you said
"I did notice the outer pads wearing much different than the inners, so I swapped them, it seemed to be perfect timing actually."

I would suggest to check the calipers slides. They might be sticking. I am not here guessing like a lot of people do here or trying to make someone look stupid with every single post. That is why my post count is low. If I know of something I might say it to help someone out. Don't really care for the sarcasm. I am telling you this from experience of working in a shop doing 4 to 5 brake axels everyday.
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Old 04-21-2008, 09:35 PM   #42
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zarish, you're still missing something important: the wilwood calipers are four piston--

no slides.
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Damn, got me there. I am an idiot. Never even looked at the part. My bad.
In that case, yeah just keep trying different shims or pads. The other squek treatment stuff doesn't really work. I had luck with carbon metalic as far as noise is concerned. They take a bit longer to brake since they don't warm up as quick, but did help with squeak.

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zarish, you're still missing something important: the wilwood calipers are four piston--

no slides.
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Old 04-21-2008, 10:21 PM   #44
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the wilwoods squeak because they're for racin' and dont have all the clips and springs and shims and whatnot. plus the pads are not designed not to squeak because who cares on the track?
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I ran some generic axis-ultimates (which my buddy who runs an auto parts store assures me are the same parts off the same line....), which were pretty decent, but the overall feel and response of these 4 pot brakes is pretty nice. They are just linear, no better way to put it.

Now I'm just getting used to stopping without the squeaking, I had no idea what a difference it had made in my braking profile.
-Abe.

P.S. Zarish, good attitude to have. :-)
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