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post #1 of 5 Old 2nd April 2018, 08:29 AM Thread Starter
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Front brake pad shortage?

I am looking to buy front and rear akebono ceramic pads. I thought deciding would be the hard part. There are rears available everywhere but the front is a different story. To top it off the very few I have found don’t ship to Hawaii. I have literally spent hours searching. Why are there so few for the front? Any answers on why or where to buy would be appreciated - Matt
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I dont think Akebono makes an applicable pad for the front brakes on the M5. Carbotech or Stoptech make pads for the E60.

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That’s why I can’t find them, considering cool carbon, the rotors are so dang expensive I’m trying to get the least dust that is the most rotor friendly. I have looked at every brand out there but not sure on rotor friendliness. Opinions/experiences very very welcome, especially yay or nay on cool carbons. Thanks all!! -Matt
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I got the EBC redstuff pads for the front and the brake dust is minimal, well recommended.
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