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Hey all! Just bought a new 3 HB a couple weeks ago. So far I love this car! Except for one thing. The front brake pads! They are soft and put out ALOT of dust! :argh 1: Just wondering what kind of pads you all are using that dont get the front wheels so dirty? Thanks!

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... The front brake pads! They are soft and put out ALOT of dust! :argh 1: ...
Agree with brake dust issue. My 3 week old HB is shwoing exactly the same. Other posts in the forum indicated Akebono pads (decent price from Rock Auto) seems to have same OEM feel, but less dust.

Until OEM pads wear out, you just have to be diligent about cleaning the wheels at least once a month to prevent discoloring from the dust. I think one of the reason the brake feel so soft is that the pad's contact area to the front rotor isn't full until the leading edge of the pad wears down somewhat. The leading edge is shaved to reduce possible noise, but you do give up braking surface area.
 
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