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    Brakes

    I currenly have EBC Turbo Groove Sport ventilated brake discs on the front and am going to get the rears to match.

    What pads are people using and how do you rate them.

    I was thinking of getting green stuff pads, would this be a good choice? I have read that they are quite hard and wear the disks quickly, has anybody noticed this.

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    Yes, Greenstuff pads ate the front discs on my Corsa C within 15k.
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    I will not be using Green stuff pads again they like to eat the disc an i dont like the way they stop the car

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    what would you recommend then?

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    ferodo ds2500

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    These are the disks i was looking at

    http://www.lmfvauxhall.co.uk/store/p...at=1951&page=2

    would you recommend them or something else?

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    i am going to be using black diamond discs with preditor pads on the back on my sri-t, a few people have recommended this set up!

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