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I HATE Brake Dust :(

Can someone please recommend good brake pads that produce the least or no brake dust? Something reliable for daily drivers. I don't race so high performance is not important. I'm tired of seeing so much brake dust on my wheels even with frequent cleaning. #overit

Are these pads good with minimum dust?

https://www.autoanything.com/brakes/...uff-brake-pads
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Can someone please recommend good brake pads that produce the least or no brake dust? Something reliable for daily drivers. I don't race so high performance is not important. I'm tired of seeing so much brake dust on my wheels even with frequent cleaning. #overit

Are these pads good with minimum dust?

https://www.autoanything.com/brakes/...uff-brake-pads
After each drive i use high compression air line to blow off any dust residue quick easy and helps on any build up .
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I upgraded my brakes to the sport brakes, see here

I purchased rotors and pads made by Brembo and can say am happy with the results, dust is minimal.

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After each drive i use high compression air line to blow off any dust residue quick easy and helps on any build up .
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Akebono pads are usually very good for dust. I have had them on my BMW and liked them a lot and I have seen others recommend them here. I agree that stock front pads put out way too much dust, I am about ready to change also.
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Akebono pads

I install these Akebono pads about one year after I got my 2012. Little or not dust. Took longer to jack up the vehicle than to change them out. Advance Auto and CarQuest have them.
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A good wax will help reduce the time cleaning also look at a ceramic coating.
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Did you use Akebono Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads?
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Thanks but that's too much work.
Not when air line is a few feet away and car is always garaged just waiting to be Air Brushed away .
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A good wax will help reduce the time cleaning also look at a ceramic coating.
My wheels are ceramic coated, it still sucks. Mine is a daily driver though.
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Not when air line is a few feet away and car is always garaged just waiting to be Air Brushed away .
@Delucas Not everyone has compressed air to hand ...

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@Delucas Not everyone has compressed air to hand ...
What not even you ?
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What not even you ?
Only in my scuba tanks.

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Eat more beans - you will have compressed air
Sorry - I don't let that stay compressed for long.....
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