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Unread 05-04-2012, 05:40 PM   #3916
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I have not heard of those pads before. Kolak has the metal Matrix pads for 60 for the set.

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~ 04 WJ 4.0 | Selec-Trac 242 | MBP | OME HD 3" Lift | JKS TB | IRO Front LCA's and UCA's| Bilstein 5100's | Custom Front D.S. | Stillen Rotors/Metal Matrix Pads | Tow Package w/ 3.73's | Projectors w/ 55w HID H1 5000K Lows | Sylvania Ultra 9005 Fogs | Moog HD Steering | Kenwood eXcelon Radio | Memphis Speakers | Alpine Amps | Alpine Subs | Moog STB SS | Superchips Flashpaq | Auxiliary Transmission Cooler | Rock Lights | Light Bars ~

~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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Unread 05-04-2012, 06:15 PM   #3917
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Ok great. I Will look a bit more into it before i decide, i actually do not need new brakes for about a year from now, but then they Are toast most likely, but they have been holding up well, 3 years 55k km. Anyway i want to get it done durring this summer.
Not to sound like a prick, but The price difference isnt that much of a problem for me, when everything is dirt cheap in US compered to over here, also the currency rate Are still good/cheap $, ha ha, I always end up saving Money and getting better parts after i started to buy from US.
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Buildthread [url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/jeep-norway-2th-buildt-overland-upgrade-1813490/[/url]

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Unread 05-05-2012, 01:35 AM   #3918
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You should really check out the Black Magic pads and Centric rotors from Savvy. I changed my mind. Hawk LTS's are out the window. These things grab better than EBC Yellowstuffs (considered the king of Jeep pads). http://blackmagicbrakes.com/

Check the reviews: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/va...ation-1104156/

MrBlaine is giving me a fantastic deal, giving me some extremely honest advice and taking care of me in a way no other vendor has. No not like THAT. I'm just saying there's a great alternative here that seems to be phenomenal.
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Unread 05-05-2012, 03:58 AM   #3919
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You should really check out the Black Magic pads and Centric rotors from Savvy. I changed my mind. Hawk LTS's are out the window. These things grab better than EBC Yellowstuffs (considered the king of Jeep pads). http://blackmagicbrakes.com/

Check the reviews: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/va...ation-1104156/

MrBlaine is giving me a fantastic deal, giving me some extremely honest advice and taking care of me in a way no other vendor has. No not like THAT. I'm just saying there's a great alternative here that seems to be phenomenal.
Wow, you changed your mind Billz, if you think they Are impressive, i might have to try them out, cant find anything but great feedback on them.
If anyone Get around to put try them out before me (most likely) pls give me a report.
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Buildthread [url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/jeep-norway-2th-buildt-overland-upgrade-1813490/[/url]

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Unread 05-05-2012, 09:50 AM   #3920
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Well dang it, I am torn now. I was looking at these here. brake kit. Dang it dang it dang it. Billz, is MrBlaine getting you a better price then listed above?
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~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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Unread 05-05-2012, 10:31 AM   #3921
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My roommate is ordering black magics. From what I hear they're some of the best. I have no experience with them and they're $$$ so I haven't tried but I have friends with experiences with stillens and EBCs and both have been awesome. Hawk LTS are supposed to be awesome as well, better than EBC if I remember correctly...
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Unread 05-05-2012, 10:38 AM   #3922
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Well I do not know what to get. I want to see what Billz says when he pops back up around here. About what he heard about them etc.
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~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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Unread 05-05-2012, 11:38 AM   #3923
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What I have read is "Better than EBC Yellows in every way"... Which is saying a lot. What really got me was the quality and honesty of the advice he gave. Add that to the best product on the market and then a special deal to boot... You've got a winner.

The list price for pads & rotors is less than the Kolak Stillen combo.
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Unread 05-05-2012, 12:53 PM   #3924
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Well dang. What do you think I should go for now?
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~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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Unread 05-05-2012, 02:44 PM   #3925
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Send me your phone number in a PM. I'll give you a ring to chat about the various approaches to upgrading the brakes on your WJ.

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Well dang. What do you think I should go for now?
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Unread 05-05-2012, 03:35 PM   #3926
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Just got off the phone with Nick and had a great conversation and I was able to get all my questions answered. With the backing of the products, the volume of very positive feedback, and the quality of the Stillens and information present, I just don't see how you can go wrong with them. I am pretty excited now to get back home and get the Rotors/Pads!
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~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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Unread 05-06-2012, 03:53 AM   #3927
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As you can tell by that YouTube video my Thermoquiets and napa rotors will get me effortless lockup currently... Now, this might change with the 32s on we shall see. If I need a brake upgrade beyond those I will probably go with the Stillen kit like you, let me know how they do! I'll also be looking at some Other options like EBCs. To me this is a pricey and also a very important part of my Jeep. Stillen and EBC have great heritage for pads and a nice reputation to uphold so I trust them. There simply is too much grey knowledge about the Black Magics, I don't know who makes them, where they're made, and they simply do not have the customer backing I'd like to see.
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Unread 05-06-2012, 07:55 AM   #3928
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Mrblaine, a forum member and sponsor, and brake and steering and suspension Yoda, owns Black Magic. He worked/works with Jeep engineers to design the brakes.

I have always used EBCs till now. The Black Magic pads are much better. Search the forum.
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Unread 05-06-2012, 08:47 AM   #3929
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^^^ I am waiting for a qoute with shipping costs to Norway from Mr.B right now.....
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Buildthread [url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/jeep-norway-2th-buildt-overland-upgrade-1813490/[/url]

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Unread 05-06-2012, 10:06 AM   #3930
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There is too much grey area with those Black Magic stuff and just lack of information about them. Sticking with something that I know is one of the best options. (With the proof and customer backing for over a decade).
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~ 04 WJ 4.0 | Selec-Trac 242 | MBP | OME HD 3" Lift | JKS TB | IRO Front LCA's and UCA's| Bilstein 5100's | Custom Front D.S. | Stillen Rotors/Metal Matrix Pads | Tow Package w/ 3.73's | Projectors w/ 55w HID H1 5000K Lows | Sylvania Ultra 9005 Fogs | Moog HD Steering | Kenwood eXcelon Radio | Memphis Speakers | Alpine Amps | Alpine Subs | Moog STB SS | Superchips Flashpaq | Auxiliary Transmission Cooler | Rock Lights | Light Bars ~

~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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