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Old 01-12-2013, 04:17 AM   #27
Pierce1
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Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: LaConner WA.
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My Ride: 03 330xi
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Originally Posted by athayer187 View Post
My favorite street pads are actually Porterfield R4S's. They stop well in all weather/temperatures, have a reasonable amount of dust (not dust less, but less than OEM - dust is actually a lighter color gray than most brake dust, so your wheels appear cleaner), and don't squeal much at all. I've tried everything from Performance Friction (love their -01's and -06's on the track), Hawk, Akebono, Porterfield, and OEM over the years. There is always a tradeoff, but the R4s's hit the sweet spot for me.

Also - my experience with slotted rotors is that they increase both brake dust and pad wear.
Ditto on the Porterfield R4S's. I've been using them for years with no issues.
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