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Torrent brake pad question

Discussion in 'Chevy Equinox Forum (GMC Terrain)' started by Pikey, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. Pikey

    Pikey Moderator Staff Member 3 Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Hello, it is finally time to replace the front pads on my wife's 08 torrent. Do I go with ceramic or semi metallic? I have always put ceramic on my truck, but I do not stand on the brake pedal like she does. I know ceramic will last longer. But, is there issues with cold stopping until they warm up? What about rotor wear? She got 60,000 out of the OE set that are on it now. (assume semi metallic). Please give me your thoughts. Thanks
     
  2. dipstick

    dipstick Member 2 Years 100 Posts

    I would go with what you have...60k real good.
     
  3. Pikey

    Pikey Moderator Staff Member 3 Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    I guess that I have to pull it apart and see what it has. I doubt that it came from the factory with ceramic, but with that mileage I am not sure.
     

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