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Old 01-03-2007, 02:39 AM   #1
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I have 2700 miles on my STi, I am tired of the wheels getting so dirty within 20 miles or less after washing them. What brake pads do you guys recommed for good performance and clean wheels? I was thinking on upgrading at the same time the brake lines to SS and brake fluid.

Is the Motul 5.1 good for our cars????
Any particular brand for SS lines?
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Old 01-03-2007, 09:03 AM   #2
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you've been around since 2004, and you haven't see these exact questions answered every single week?
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Old 01-03-2007, 01:34 PM   #3
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clean the wheels good. apply Michelin Brake Dust Prevention Spray.

spray down wheels when they get too dirty, reapply Prevention spray.
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Old 01-03-2007, 07:31 PM   #4
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What brake pads do you guys recommed for good performance and clean wheels?
There is no Santa Claus. There is no Easter Bunny. There is no good performance brake pad that does not make brake dust.
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Old 01-03-2007, 08:29 PM   #5
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There is no Santa Claus. There is no Easter Bunny. There is no good performance brake pad that does not make brake dust.
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Old 01-04-2007, 01:18 AM   #6
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Old 01-05-2007, 02:12 AM   #7
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you could trade me your brembo for my WRX brakes.. they don't have any problems at all with brake dust. problem solved.
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Old 01-05-2007, 05:50 AM   #8
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Just don't wash your rims for acouple months and you now have black rims. Problem solved.
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Old 01-05-2007, 07:22 PM   #9
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I have the pagid blues, they make a completely different type of brake dust than the stock pads do. They also sound like nails on a chalk board. You got a performance car now suffer the consequences....
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Old 01-06-2007, 04:11 PM   #10
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I'm not tired of dirty wheels. I'm just tired. And I work too much. And I have no time to clean them even if I wanted to. And I like to start sentences with and.
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DO you use tire shine? If so, that's one of the main problem. I was bleach white on the tires and a gental rim cleaner. Tire shine contains silicone which acts like a magnet to brake dust. Not saying this will fix the problem 100% but you will see an improvment in the time it takes the rims to get dirty.
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Old 01-06-2007, 05:54 PM   #12
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keep it in the garage under a car cover, it won't get dirty that way.

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