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Offline gryan39

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Pyramid brakes pads
« on: April 25, 2018, 09:25:53 AM »
Any one tried brake pads called pyramid parts brake pads. Full front /rear set for 30 on Amazon.  Big price difference

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Re: Pyramid brakes pads
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2018, 12:39:07 PM »
*Originally Posted by gryan39 [+]
Any one tried brake pads called pyramid parts brake pads. Full front /rear set for 30 on Amazon.  Big price difference
Never tried them myself, pity the three reviews don't mention performance.
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Re: Pyramid brakes pads
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2018, 03:18:53 PM »
You get what you pay for.  Seems very cheap for a full set.  I previously had a rear set I thought was good value but only lasted about 1,000 km.
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Re: Pyramid brakes pads
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2018, 03:20:05 PM »
The cheapest brake pads you can find hmmm...  :084: ?

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Re: Pyramid brakes pads
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2018, 03:38:05 PM »
Expensive not always the best. But yes they are cheap but if anyone  had good experience with them then yes I would buy them.

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Re: Pyramid brakes pads
« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2018, 03:55:06 PM »
If someone said they were just fine re performance and that they lasted a decent time I'd consider them.

But, for a few quid extra I always fit EBC. Tried, trusted and they stop me even when quite hot. Why risk it?
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Re: Pyramid brakes pads
« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2018, 04:16:30 PM »
*Originally Posted by gryan39 [+]
Expensive not always the best. But yes they are cheap but if anyone  had good experience with them then yes I would buy them.

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Re: Pyramid brakes pads
« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2018, 05:33:18 PM »
Time and place for saving money but brakes are not one to do it with
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Re: Pyramid brakes pads
« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2018, 06:45:53 PM »
Ye just ordered good set brakes.
I cleaned etc front brakes as slight binding at front brakes.
But still the same.  Any ideas what else causes pistons not to go back enough stop brake pads rubbing.

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Re: Pyramid brakes pads
« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2018, 07:01:13 PM »
*Originally Posted by gryan39 [+]
Ye just ordered good set brakes.
I cleaned etc front brakes as slight binding at front brakes.
But still the same.  Any ideas what else causes pistons not to go back enough stop brake pads rubbing.
Are they binding? mine both front and back rub slightly and make a noise but the wheels spin freely
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