Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2004 07:45:14 -0400
From: cs <cbsnospam.net>
Subject: Re: Brakes - Saab or not?


IMHO, Porterfield Carbon-Kevlar is the only way to go. http://www.porterfield-brakes.com/pads.html They have the bite and feel of OEM, but with very little dust, they're kind to your rotors, and if you r're relatively nice to them (i.e.: you're not sporting one of those 'I brake for radar' bumper stickers), you can easily get 40 to 50k miles out of a set, yet run fast and hard. On Fri, 13 Aug 2004 12:43:23 +0200, "Henrik B." <saabnospamPAM_tdcadsl.dk> wrote: > >"John Dawson" <john.dawson5nospamorld.com> skrev i en meddelelse >news:qNRSc.717$TQ3.647nospamfe6-gui.ntli.net... >> Hi, >> >> I wonder if I could get a few opinions here about brakes, i.e. is it >> imperative to have Saab or Saab-approved people fit Saab-branded pads or >> does anyone use 'regular' fitters and non-Saab pads? > >I'd say forget the Saab-pads. In the old days (OG900), the Saab aftermarket >pads, where made here in Denmark, by Roulund - and they where utterly crap! >Fact was that all Saabs where factory-fitted with Ferodo-pads - they had >fewer warrenty probs. Why they decided to use the Roulund for the >aftermarket beats me. > >I'd say try Ferodo of Brembo pads instead. > >Cheers! >

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