Recent Topics
Storing extension ladded in garage?
by maverickfhs
4 minutes 46 seconds ago
Do you let your tool batteries go dead in storage
by Snagglefoot
Today at 07:20 AM
BITOG using excessive CPU power?
by Kibitoshin
Today at 05:10 AM
Any news on what happened to this plane?
by Exhaustgases
Today at 02:36 AM
E4OD fluid ?
by Exhaustgases
Today at 02:23 AM
Update password ?
by meadows
Yesterday at 11:59 PM
Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
by Reddy45
Yesterday at 11:56 PM
Nissan DLR put 0w20 in car that specs 5w30. worry?
by CrAlt
Yesterday at 10:40 PM
revive Nicd battery
by Donald
Yesterday at 10:27 PM
Need help finding an apartment for friend
by RazorsEdge
Yesterday at 10:07 PM
ceratec with redline 5w30?
by 08z06
Yesterday at 09:53 PM
does your COMCAST modem have weak wifi??
by edwardh1
Yesterday at 09:50 PM
I hate stuck thermostats
by jakewells
Yesterday at 09:49 PM
Mag1 75w90
by SavagePatch
Yesterday at 09:32 PM
Old batteries at HD
by bbhero
Yesterday at 09:27 PM
Buying a CPO Toyota - still get inspected?
by Parlay_Slow
Yesterday at 09:08 PM
Water Pump Paper Gasket With RTV? Longevity?
by nobb
Yesterday at 08:22 PM
Who makes Briggs & Stratton oil?
by spk2000
Yesterday at 08:13 PM
Shure stylus replacement
by aquariuscsm
Yesterday at 07:54 PM
Any 'crazy UCL overdose' fans out there?
by addyguy
Yesterday at 07:11 PM
Newest Members
Orion62, Revd, blinky1041, mostdecent, T1TN
65261 Registered Users
Who's Online
72 registered (2009Edge, Artem, andyd, AandPDan, 2K2AcuraTL, 46Harry, 6 invisible), 1396 Guests and 39 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
65261 Members
67 Forums
285506 Topics
4764811 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#4467641 - 07/23/17 01:26 AM Akebono ProACT vs. Akebono Performance pads?
InvalidUserID Offline


Registered: 08/23/04
Posts: 760
Loc: Bay Area, CA
It's about time for some new pads for my daily driver '99 Civic. I've been using the Akebono ProACT ceramic pads and have no complaints but saw that there is a "performance" pads available. Looking at a comparison, the performance pads are rated as the better stopping power pad but trades off with more brake dust. I'm mostly after quiet performance and braking power and can live with brake dust.

I did a search but couldn't find any reviews on the performance pads, has anyone tried them? They are both ceramic pads so I'm curious if it's a simply trade-off of stopping power for more brake dust.

Cheers!
_________________________
My Cars aka old reliables:
- '96 Camaro 3800 II
- '97 4.0 Grand Cherokee
- '99 Civic EX


Top
#4467649 - 07/23/17 02:28 AM Re: Akebono ProACT vs. Akebono Performance pads? [Re: InvalidUserID]
Kool1 Offline


Registered: 01/25/13
Posts: 906
Loc: California
The ASP Akebono pads let off very little brake dust and are very quiet. I drive down hills all the time in my CRV with cross-drilled and slotted rotors and the Akebono ASP pads stop the CRV really well. Brake dust is at a minimum. I highly recommend them.

Top
#4467691 - 07/23/17 06:13 AM Re: Akebono ProACT vs. Akebono Performance pads? [Re: InvalidUserID]
SilverFusion2010 Offline


Registered: 06/29/11
Posts: 1654
Loc: Crawfordville FL
I'm running akebono street performance pads on my Fusion and I love them. Good cold bite, fantastic hot performance and I couldn't make them fade away doing repeated 60-10 stops. An excellent streetable pad.
_________________________
2010 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L V6, 178k miles M1 HM 10w-30

Top
#4467743 - 07/23/17 07:52 AM Re: Akebono ProACT vs. Akebono Performance pads? [Re: InvalidUserID]
Donald Offline


Registered: 03/21/04
Posts: 20446
Loc: Upstate NY
Keep using the ProAct if you have no complaints. Your driving the streets, not a race track.
_________________________
2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 engine/CVT
2015 Ford F250 w/Powerstroke
2016 Subaru Crosstrek CVT (wife's)


Top