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[Fwd: Re: Brake Pad formulation]



John Garasimowicz wrote:
> 
> Rod Lilak wrote:
> >
> > The question about the rear brake pad clips got me thinking about another
> > problem/question I had from the past.
> >
> > Does anyone know what the formulation was on the stock brake pads ?
> > Metallic ? Semi-Metallic ?  Fully Automatic? Assault-Style ?  Woops, wrong list.
> >
> > My originals seemed to last forever, and the Ford parts counter guys didn't
> > know.  But I have been less than impressed with the replacements I put on from
> > the standpoint of dust, squeal, and wear.
> >
> > What are others using ?
> >
> > Rod
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> Rod, I run bendix semi-metallics on my TC they are quiet, stop well, and
> do not produce excessive brake dust. however on my car I had tio leave
> out the rattle clips as the pad fiot very snug in the rear calipers.
> John, '87 TC