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PowerStop brand brake reviews?

Discussion in 'Product Reviews/Do It Yourself Articles' started by Danielle, Jun 25, 2018.

  1. Danielle

    Danielle OK, for real no more trucks now Supporting Member

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    This brand has been popping up lately with my customers that like to bring their own parts. So far no one complains and I haven't seen any premature wear.

    I'm going to use my minivan as a guinea pig for my own experience. My Routan is at 102k miles and still original brakes and finally time to replace.

    Has anyone used them?
     
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    79jasper Chickenhawk

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    I haven't.
    I used to use duralast gold. Been switching to the Wagner oex when/where I can.

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    I love them on my obs, made a big difference.
     
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  4. Danielle

    Danielle OK, for real no more trucks now Supporting Member

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    When autozone was our vendor in 2011/2013 they had their own brand but also carried other aftermarket (like centric and standard etc)
    The ones here at least seem to have gobe exclusively autozone house brand.
    I never had issues with their brand brakes and their prices let me offer to a lot of low income families and people living om retirement.

    But now living in middle of nowhere (in New Jersey terms haha) I'm almost entirely mail order parts

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    I recently installed the Powerstop high performance brake rotors and pads kit (all 4 wheels) on my Wife's 2008 Ford Edge. So far so good and they work great! The rotors are zinc coated too so that should delay the rust a little longer.
     
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    Know this is late. I put them on my 2004 EB Expedition when I got it in January. Have been great for last 5k miles. I use the HP pads. Got mine from rockauto.com
     
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    I got powerstop stuff last month for the Jeep; also rockauto. Not seeing anything offensive compared to the usual cheapo brake stuff I buy.

    I was happy to get their anti-corrosion coated calipers (new) for nothing more than remans (because I can't afford to return cores LOL)
     
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    I recently put them on just the front my wife's 2011 Yukon XL. They were the Z36 Truck and Tow Performance kit. I can feel a considerable difference, in a good way! I would guess approximately 15% "stronger?" . Brake feel, without instruments, is a subjective thing. But, coming down a highway off ramp at 70mph, I don't need as much foot pressure and you can "feel" the brakes gripping (kinda like really good trailer brakes). The brakes and rotors I replaced were not worn completely out. However, I didn't want to be replacing brakes in the winter or rainy (hopefully) Spring. Now I'm good for a couple of years with the fronts. I'm a "do it before it becomes absolutely necessary" kinda guy, so I try to eliminate as many possible "emergencies" as possible. Like "Honey, the brakes in my truck are really squealing/grinding". Makes life less stressful.
     
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