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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-11-2012, 11:48 AM Thread Starter
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Brake pads?

I'm about to change the pads out on my 900 custom and was wanting to get some input from those of you that have changed them before. I'm considering EBC pads but wanted to know what yall have been using and what your experience with them has been.
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I use the EBC pads...EBC Organic KevlarŪ Brake Pads. Check out the details at the site about the compounds...very impressive...http://www.ebcbrakes.com/motorcycle_...ds/index.shtml

They work great, long lasting and quiet...very good braking and saves the heck out of my rotors.

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Organic pads

I put on my first set of organic pads last year. Galfers, but EBC are as good, if not better.
The organics seem to have a much "smoother" feel to them. Much more of a controlled feel with no dragging or grinding.
I for one, will not be going back to the sintered/metallics.

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I'll second that. I had them on my other ride...were great there as well. It didn't take long for me to change them on the VN. I would one up on a new purchased bike and have them installed before it left the dealer! Super quiet. I've had to use them aggressively and they performed great. Simply amazing.
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Thanks for all the input and sorry for my late reply, ill take yall's advice and use the organic pads, my next question is where did you order them from. I have only done a small amount of looking around and I can only find the rear pads for my custom, the only fronts I can find are for the classic models. Will the pads interchange between the two models?
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The short answer is yes. You can download a catalog/fitment chart here:
http://www.cyclebrakes.com/html/catalogs.html

FA229 & FA231

You can confirm the numbers with your dealer.

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