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Im replacing Brake Pads on a 2013 Hyundai Sonata GlS, I have a dilemma should i go aftermarket with Wagner Thermoquiets or Wearever Platinums or Stay OEM with stock Hyundai Pads? Thanks Guys Grambo
 

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Originally Posted By: NHGUY
They only lasted a year,I would be getting something different.
Which pads lasted only a year
 
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Originally Posted By: Grambo
Originally Posted By: NHGUY
They only lasted a year,I would be getting something different.
Which pads lasted only a year
What NHGUY said was why would OEM last you only 1 year? Your car is 2013 and it is only 2014 right now.
 
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Originally Posted By: Grambo
Im replacing Brake Pads on a 2013 Hyundai Sonata GlS, I have a dilemma should i go aftermarket with Wagner Thermoquiets or Wearever Platinums or Stay OEM with stock Hyundai Pads? Thanks Guys Grambo
Wearever Platinums are an excellent alternative to OEM pads. I had them on my Acura, good bite, low dust daily driver pad.
 
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Wagner Thermoquiet is a great choice. You will not be disappointed. Akebono ProACT is another good choice, but they are more expensive. If you're lucky, you can find Axxis Deluxe at a really low price. If you get new rotors, consider Centric Premium or VGX Platinum (made by Fremax)
 
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i like Pagid FR pads over everything else for real life stuff. i take advice from the caliper manufacturer for track stuff (usually wilwood or tarox round here)
 
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If your car is prone to wearing out pads early, I suggest getting Autozone Duralast Gold because you can get new ones under warranty if they don't last.
 
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I put on a set of NAPA Adaptive One brake pads on the rear wheels of my car a few months back. I'm very happy with them. Though the price was a bit outrageous ($80+). When I replace the front I'll probably go with Akebono or OEM since they cost $20-$40 less and I'm very happy with the OEM pads.
 
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Originally Posted By: PandaBear
Originally Posted By: Grambo
Originally Posted By: NHGUY
They only lasted a year,I would be getting something different.
Which pads lasted only a year
What NHGUY said was why would OEM last you only 1 year? Your car is 2013 and it is only 2014 right now.
I guess the question is: Why are you replacing the pads so early after only 1 year? Are the pads truly shot? Did you buy this 2013 Sonata in 2012? Is there some caliper sticking? smile CB
 

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Originally Posted By: bourne
Originally Posted By: Grambo
Im replacing Brake Pads on a 2013 Hyundai Sonata GlS, I have a dilemma should i go aftermarket with Wagner Thermoquiets or Wearever Platinums or Stay OEM with stock Hyundai Pads? Thanks Guys Grambo
Wearever Platinums are an excellent alternative to OEM pads. I had them on my Acura, good bite, low dust daily driver pad.
Ive used Wearever Golds in the past i liked them, whats the difference between the platinum and gold
 
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Originally Posted By: Grambo
Originally Posted By: bourne
Originally Posted By: Grambo
Im replacing Brake Pads on a 2013 Hyundai Sonata GlS, I have a dilemma should i go aftermarket with Wagner Thermoquiets or Wearever Platinums or Stay OEM with stock Hyundai Pads? Thanks Guys Grambo
Wearever Platinums are an excellent alternative to OEM pads. I had them on my Acura, good bite, low dust daily driver pad.
Ive used Wearever Golds in the past i liked them, whats the difference between the platinum and gold
Biggest difference I gathered after talking to the rep ( Take that for what its worth ) is less brake dust, better quiet shims and hardware included. We use 90% Platinum pads for our brake jobs, only if a customer is looking for cheap do we use Gold pads. Been satisfied with the performance of both.
 

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Originally Posted By: bourne
Originally Posted By: Grambo
Originally Posted By: bourne
Originally Posted By: Grambo
Im replacing Brake Pads on a 2013 Hyundai Sonata GlS, I have a dilemma should i go aftermarket with Wagner Thermoquiets or Wearever Platinums or Stay OEM with stock Hyundai Pads? Thanks Guys Grambo
Wearever Platinums are an excellent alternative to OEM pads. I had them on my Acura, good bite, low dust daily driver pad.
Ive used Wearever Golds in the past i liked them, whats the difference between the platinum and gold
Biggest difference I gathered after talking to the rep ( Take that for what its worth ) is less brake dust, better quiet shims and hardware included. We use 90% Platinum pads for our brake jobs, only if a customer is looking for cheap do we use Gold pads. Been satisfied with the performance of both.
So you would recommend the wearever platinum's over wagner thermoquiets.
 
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Originally Posted By: Char Baby
Originally Posted By: PandaBear
Originally Posted By: Grambo
Originally Posted By: NHGUY
They only lasted a year,I would be getting something different.
Which pads lasted only a year
What NHGUY said was why would OEM last you only 1 year? Your car is 2013 and it is only 2014 right now.
I guess the question is: Why are you replacing the pads so early after only 1 year? Are the pads truly shot? Did you buy this 2013 Sonata in 2012? Is there some caliper sticking? smile CB
While my 2010 GLS has about 5-6mm left on the oem brake pads, with extremely heavy traffic in mind, these cars are known to have caliper piston/pin seizures when not properly serviced. The factory pin lube is complete garbage and so is the oem brake fluid. Simple basic brake maintenance with quality pin lube/brake fluid does wonders, and should extend the life of just about any pad/rotor combination
 
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I MAY/JUNE, I purchaced the WearEver GOLD Ceramic for the F&R of my wifes Lexus and they're nice thus far. I bought them through Shop Discover/AAP and they were also on sale at that time. I'd love to try the PLATINUM Ceramic next, if I don't like the GOLD's. I did also buy the GOLD Ceramic for the rear of my Altima and like them as well. Right now, I am liking the GOLD's better than the Centric Posi-Quiet Ceramic used previously on both cars.
 
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Originally Posted By: Grambo
So you would recommend the wearever platinum's over wagner thermoquiets.
Absolutely, especially for the price. Wearever Platinums on my car had very similar brake performance as OEM ( Akebono, I believe) and Raybestos Advanced Technology pads ( their top of the line premium pads ). They only time I would pay more for pads would be if I was looking for a better performance than OEM. Then HAWK HPS gets my vote. Autoanything has HAWK HPS pads for 10% off or so.
 
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