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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 11-17-2012, 03:23 PM Thread Starter
 
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I now have 65,000 km on my 2010 Ranger. What kind of life can I expect out of the original brake pads? I realise the front will wear out first.

Most of my driving is on the flat, and not much stop and go or heavy traffic.

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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 11-17-2012, 03:57 PM
 
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Best thing to do if you're really curious is pull a front wheel off and take a look.

I'd say after 65,000km on the originals, they certainly wouldn't owe you anything, gotta be close to needing a new set.

Don't be surprised if you have to replace the rotors as well. Not saying it's going to happen, but the days of turning rotors are long gone.

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I've had brakes done twice now on my Ranger, it currently has 203,000 on the clock.

Like SVT4MT said, it's best to have them checked as it depends so much on your driving style. Some people might get 80,000 out of a set, others might only get 50,000. At 65,000 you're probably starting to get close.
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When I traded my 2009 f150 with 80k, it was maybe half way. I do a lot of highway kms. 35k per yr.



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It's very dependant on driving style... I'm really easy on the brakes and my 95 b3000 went 130,000 before needing brakes.

By measure and calculating my 2010 b4000 looks like it's going to good for closer to 200,000 before needing brakes (I got better at driving / hypermiling
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It's very dependant on driving style... I'm really easy on the brakes and my 95 b3000 went 130,000 before needing brakes.

By measure and calculating my 2010 b4000 looks like it's going to good for closer to 200,000 before needing brakes (I got better at driving / hypermiling
Exactly what I try and do.
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post #7 of 13 (permalink) Old 11-19-2012, 02:20 PM Thread Starter
 
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Thanks for the input everyone. I'll look at the wear at the first opportunity. I try not to be hard on brakes, so hopefully they have lots of life left in them. We'll see.

With other vehicles I've owned I've managed in the 90K range. My wife's vehicle on the other hand gets about the same wear Kyle Buch gets on the Number 18. No wonder, she drives the same way.
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Mine lasted just over 65k. They still had a little left of them, but not much.

I installed ceramic pads this time and I think they're great. My rims stay a lot cleaner. Pulled the wheel off a few weeks ago because I had a flat and took a look at the pads and they still have lots to go. I'm at 80k right now.




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post #9 of 13 (permalink) Old 11-24-2012, 01:56 PM Thread Starter
 
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Ya. If and when I do them, I'll likely put Gucci pads on. I don't mind spending a little extra on something like that.
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I just came in from rotating tires. In the process I inspected the brakes. I have just over 66K on them now. I figure they'll go til about 80K.

For some reason the right front is wearing slightly faster than the left. Its wear will be the limiting factor.

The rears look like they'll go forever.

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