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hey guys i have 28,000 miles on the gtr. its a street driven car no track. ive notice that they are getting louder. like squealing noise. thers no cracks in the rotors yet but i feel like they need at least new pads. how do i know, is ther like a wear mark? and if i daily drive it wut pads can i upgrade to wit less brake dust and better bite. should i resurface the old rotor or is there a pad i can throw rite on? thanks
 

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The MX72 is a good compromise pad for both street and track. If the OP NEVER will track the car, I've heard very good things about the Carbotech Bobcat pads for street use. However, even Carbotech says NOT to use these pads for the track. Just another option. I'm sure the MX72's would be just fine for street only use, and can be used on the track if the OP ever got the desire.
 

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MX72 all the way. Best street pad available in my opinion.

We have them in stock if you need a set
 

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Correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't think you can resurface slotted rotors.
Correct, I would not recommend resurfacing any GT-R rotor.

Use a scotchbrite pad to remove the existing brake pad residue from the rotor surface, install the new pads, and then bed them in nicely. They should work fine as long as the bed-in procedure is done correctly.
 

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I've heard very good things about the Carbotech Bobcat pads for street use. However, even Carbotech says NOT to use these pads for the track.
I heard good things about the Bobcats until I tried them on the GT-R. They are really really soft, and offer less bite than OEM. I agree with you, that the MX72 is a great choice for street and occassional track use. I tested the MX72 on track, and it actually stops the car really well, as long as terminal speeds are sub 150mph and you keep the "angry" laps to few and far between.


For those wanting a great street pad, but can withstand higher levels of track use, I would suggest the ME20. Has some dust and a bit of noise on the steet but works well on the track. Whereas the XP line from Carbotech is almost unbearable on the street, the ME20 I can tolerate.


As Ryan mentioned, we have all of these in stock if you need a set. http://www.forgedperformance.com/store/home.php?cat=503

Hope that helps.
 

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This is interesting about the ME20. Is the ME20 as good of a track pad as an XP10 or XP12? (Sorry to the OP for the slight off-topic).
 

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$1,195.65 Front AP Curved vane rotors
$1,195.65 Rear AP Curved vane rotors

For a good street/light track pad
http://www.stillen.com/product.asp?id=FERPADSGTR&c=BR&year=2009&make=NISSAN&model=GT-R
$401.31 - Ferodo DS2500 front
$206.63 - Ferodo DS2500 rear

For the lines we have :

$314.79 for the normal lines
$333.11 for the black coated Phantom Lines - http://www.stillen.com/product.asp?id=GDRLINES02&c=BR&year=2010&make=NISSAN&model=GT-R
Brake fluid - I like the AP PRF 608 for the GT-R, as its a big heavy car.

$28.99 x3 for a Flush/Bleed http://www.stillen.com/product.asp?id=APRBF01&c=BR&r=&b=&m=all

Nissan GT-R buyers guide
http://www.2009gtr.com/2010/12/used-nissan-gt-r-buyers-guide-2009-2011.html
 

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you guys think i need new rotors or can i get away wit just pads. there is a lil lip on the edge on the rotor now. i want to put the money towards a CF trunk. thanks
 

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you guys think i need new rotors or can i get away wit just pads. there is a lil lip on the edge on the rotor now. i want to put the money towards a CF trunk. thanks
What is the thickness of the rotors? Normally down to about 2mm off new width is ok. 34 mm front OEM - so 32 mm. Rear are 30 mm - so 28 mm.
 
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