How long did your brake pads last? - Page 3 - Nissan Frontier Forum
View Poll Results: When did you have to replace your brake pads?
<25,000 miles 9 10.47%
25-50,000 miles 17 19.77%
50-75,000 miles 21 24.42%
75-100,000 miles 20 23.26%
>100,000 miles 16 18.60%
Upgraded before required 3 3.49%
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Replcd. Front pads + Rotors @ 24,398 km. - Warranty
Replcd. Rear pads + Rotors/Replcd. Front pads + service Rotors @ 52,950 km.
Replcd. Front pads + Rotors @ 90,686 km.
Service all pads + Machine Front & Back Rotors @ 121,382 km. (probably a mistake).

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60K Was Time to Change

I was impressed with them lastin up to 60K, then I changed them out. Tom
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as is the case with many parts of the truck, it will depend on how your using it.
I play around in the mud quite often and go for romps thru the woods as frequently as my schedule will allow... so, thanks in part to the ABLS, I only get about 30K out of my pads. But I'm not complaining. It's part of the price of playing =D
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running duralast gold pads with stock rotors with about a quater life left after 70k poor things have had a very rough life stopping the 33x12.50 cepeks. upgrading to akibono and new rotors in the spring

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replaced my front rotors and brake pads for the first time at 85k today, but the pads still had a 3rd of the life left on them. They could have gone 100K easily. I checked the rears to see if they needed to be replaced, and they looked like they could go another 85k so I left them alone.

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A long time ago,, a Smart Feller told me that applying the brake's changed motion Energy into Heat. He said using an Easy Foot on the Brake Pedal was being Energy Conscious and Saves on Gas & Saves on Brakes.
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Bought the truck with 65k...ish. Just passed 90k. Doubt the brakes were new when I bought the truck. My mechanic said it's about time to get the brakes redone. Not a huge rush but... it's time in the next few thousand miles. Still trying to decide how much to spend on the brake job. OEM or...?

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Killed mines at around 50000km: lost electrical brakes on a heavy trailer (>5000lbs) where there was alot of steep hills, many miles long, in a heavy rainy day... Alot of water on the road, alot of heat on the brakes...
So spotted them and wrapped them. After trying turning them, still alot of spots and vibration, so changed. Still more than 60% remaining on pads, but killed everything

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Just replaced both front hubs today and found out my front pads are just starting to dust the squealers@ 103xxx miles. Looking for new pads now and figured I'd resurrect a long dead thread just to F with the whiners here.

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