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ive noticed that after i drive like 10 miles or so, there is some slight brake dust in the rear behind the wheels....actually i think my car puts more brake dust than normal, the pads are stock toyo pads, i took it into a shop, and they said that the ONLY way to eliminate this is with ceramic pads, which he can get for 180 for all four wheels. also my brakes kinda squeel after they are at operating temps and when u brake farily easy, for instance, if u brake semi hard to hard, then they dont squeel, but if u brake real lightly, usualy under normal braking, it squeels....how do u fix this???? use brake disc quiet?? please help me out, its really annoying the crap outta me. thanks
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I have the EXACT same problems or issues with my brakes! lots of break dust and with slight pressure they squeel!

i have the stock toyota pads too

i honestly think this is common with supras, ANYONE?
 

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Yea its completely normal, both the squeel and the horrible dust..

Im currently wondering which pads I should go with, the ones that have the LEAST amount of break dust possible... but still work damn good of course.. any suggestions?
 

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Didn't notice any brake dust. Too dark now to look.
However, no squeeling what so ever. Toyo pads.

It's quite possible that I don't have the squeeling noise b/c I have the wrong pads on--here's the story:
Whenever I apply the brakes I hear a clunking sound. It's especially noticeable at low speeds.
When the brake is applied, the pads slide in the direction of wheel rotation and they hit on something, apparently.
Took it in for Toyo inspection--they couldn't find anything wrong with the brakes, however, they told me that they were not sure these were the correct pads as they didn't have these in stock to compare.

These pads were installed by Toyo dealer in SF by previous owner.
Do you guys hear same clunking sound?

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yea, ive got the same squeal, and the clack or "clunk" as u describe, but only in revers. I think its because i bled too much fluid from them. I would say check that the pads are seated propperly, and then drain/refill/bleed the fluid to see if the clack goes away. Im gonna do it when i get free time. But i think the squeel is normal.
 

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i've had this prob w/both of my cars, and accord and a BMW, supposedly this is normal for hondas, but i've never heard this prob w/the BMW
i'm actually thinking it just might be my driving style, & my tendency to glaze brakes:D
 

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the mechanic told me bmw is notorious for having the worst brake dust ever, sorry to tel u that girlwm3.
dmora - i dont get any clunking sound whatsoever

my friend and i will prolly try to adjust the shim and put some brake disc quiet on also maybe this weekend or so, finals is almost over so i should have plenty of time to try and fix it. i will let you guys kno the results if we can solve the prob.
i also mite go with ceramic pads to completely eliminate the brake dust alltogether..

side note- i was at a carmeet one nite,and my car squeels by a group of guys and i hear this one guy say "damn that supra needs to fix his brakes" argh!!! how embarrassing

anyone else with these probs
 

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I have OEM brake pads, and have never had a problem with any squeaking. The brake dust, however is HORRIBLE!

There is a product called ZYMOL. Supposedly is a coating to spray on your rims so brake dust won't adhere to them.

http://www.zymol.com/brite2.htm

I've never used it and haven't heard if it works or not. Anybody ever try it?
 

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bringing up an old one...i guess the brake dust is normal, just got my car washed over the weekend drove about 20 miles and half of my wheels front/rear were covered in brake dust. Whats a good spray/solution to resolve this?
 
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