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Brake Pads

Discussion in 'Tyres & Alloys' started by nikhilsikka, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. sunilraj

    sunilraj Timido

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    Bangalore
    Hi Royj Sir, I found an online seller with these brake pads "Roulunds RFI1 - 478981 Brake Disc Pad for Fiat Punto". I don't know what type it is nor the seller have any information. My punto-2009 needs Type-1 pads.
    Would be these Roulunds RFI1 are Type-1?

    https://www.industrybuying.com/auto-brake-pads-roulunds-AU.AU.AU.AU.742509/


    I also found Brembo Ceramic Brake pads, will they go well with stock rotors?
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2016
  2. vtlreja2

    vtlreja2 Amatore

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    rajkot
    mumbai
    Grande Punto 1.3
    ^^Changed these brake pads today to stock one. @ 49.2k kms
    the reason being of getting wooden feeling.
    Stock is probably the best option is only what i can say.

    Thanks

    vicky
  3. moksh

    moksh Regolare

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    381
    Mumbai/Germany
    Linea 1.3
    @sunilraj For Type 1 i would recommend you brembo and for type 2 stock. I have brembo in my car direct fir no alteration required.
  4. vista7155

    vista7155 Regolare

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    bangalore
    ^^ skoda octavia brake pads are direct fit for Type2 so can be checked once before installing and also ceradrive makes for type 2.
    I have used ceradrive for 4K kms(1150 cost) and it is good in performance,generates dust as OEM pads.
    Have tested for 60KMPH panic braking and it works good but OEM pads has good initial bite.
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  5. vIjAy_kHaSa

    vIjAy_kHaSa Esperto

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    1,364
    Panchkula
    Type 1 and type 2 both available in roulunds and delphi and work as good as OEM
  6. singh

    singh Amatore

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    Mohali
    Did anyone face warped disc rotors, by warp i mean irregular disc surface, reasons may be driving on worn out brake pads, or rotors warp due to excessive heat on long continous drives and frequent braking.
    Recently i heard weird humming noises from front brakes, i was on way back to chandigarh from Samba in jammu. It was Sunday eve so i continued driving at low speeds to Chandigarh and reached safely.
    Showed car to my local mechanic, and he suggested me to get disc gets flattened/Re-surface again at Lathe workshop, my question is , Is it safe to re-surface the brake discs as its uneven at few places ? its a cheap alternative just 200 rs for re-surfacing at lathe workshop.
    Any suggestions
  7. vIjAy_kHaSa

    vIjAy_kHaSa Esperto

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    1,364
    Panchkula
    Measure the thickness of discs
    New disc thickness 22 mm
    Minimum thickness 20.2 mm
    If after resurfacing thickness would be above min value there would be no issues.

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