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Old 10-25-2012, 12:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question EBC HH pads not rotor friendly?

I asked about EBC HH front brake pads for the Thruxton at the local dealer yesterday. The parts guy quickly replied the EBC double Hs "eat rotors".

Any opinions out there?
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Have not seen any sign of that on mine. I have been running EBC HH pads on my bike for the last 30,000 miles, and they have certainly not trashed the rotors. The rotors are fine, in fact - front and rear.
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Old 10-25-2012, 12:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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+1 to prop's remark. 25,000 miles running HH pads on my thruxton & no rotor issues...

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Old 10-25-2012, 12:47 PM   #4 (permalink)
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No problem here!

In my opinion, probably the best pads on the market -- and they are British manufactured!

Website: http://www.ebcbrakes.com/index.html

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They are good pads. I now have them on my Tiger as well. My Tiger had HH pads as stock anyway (Nissin pads though). I haven't checked what the Bonnevilles are as stock. I've still got the original ones, I'll have a look at them tonight.
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Good enough for me! Thanks guys!
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They are good pads. I now have them on my Tiger as well. My Tiger had HH pads as stock anyway (Nissin pads though). I haven't checked what the Bonnevilles are as stock. I've still got the original ones, I'll have a look at them tonight.
They are HH also.
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Old 10-25-2012, 02:26 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I just mounted a set both front and rear on my Bonny. Better grip than stock. So far so good.
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I had the same doubt. Thanks. My triumph dealer installed EBC HH on my front brake, and I was a bit worried; by the way, since they were changed,the brake make a quite particular sound when working, some like a bzzzz but it doesn't sound like a friction (more like a quick pulsation). Could anyone tell me about the reason of this sound?
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Give them time to break in......
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