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Old 11-11-2017, 05:25 AM
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What brand do you recommend for brake pads and rotors
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I just finished replacing both F & R on my '14 A8. I installed Akebono ceramic pads, and have only driven about 50 miles on them, but both my wife and I like them better than the previous pads that were OE (F about 2/3rds worn, rear about 4/5ths). I've used Akebono on several cars in the past and like their feel, stopping ability and very low dusting.

I also wrote up the procedures I used. IF you've not done this before on an Audi and want the procedures, send me a private message with your email address and I'll forward you a copy. I used the Ross-Tech VAG system for the rear replacement - Electronic Parking Brakes.

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People on Ebay rent the Ross techs if you do not think you are going to stay with Audi/VW very long. If you are going to keep your car, the buy the cheapest Ross tech, I think mine is good for 3 different Audis.

Audi replaces the rotors with the pads on these cars to keep customers happy. You will love the look of those cross drilled rotors and save thousands.
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