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Hi all, it looks like I'm due for brakes and thought I'd do them myself this time around. I went ahead and browsed AB's catalog and it looks like they offer three different kits to choose from.

Standard Brake Rebuild:
http://www.roverparts.com/Parts/8859KA

Upgrade Brake Rebuild:
http://www.roverparts.com/Parts/8859EBC

Cheap Brake Rebuild:
http://www.roverparts.com/Parts/8859K

Of course not one of these kits has a review on AB's site so I'm wondering if folks have experience with any of these kits with respect to longevity. Stopping power and/or stopping distance doesn't concern me as much as just getting the most miles out of a set of pads and or rotors based on average street and highway driving.

All thoughts appreciated.
 

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Do a quick search on this forum and you will have more info on brake alternatives than you can read in one day. Some may speak to AB's kits. Happy hunting
 

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Thanks for the tip, I did try that and didn't come across anything pertaining to miles achieved or feedback on the upgrade kit so that's why I posted the question. Figured that perhaps in the intervening years people may have gone through all three kits and would know the pros and cons of each.
 

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On my 2006...I had bought kit #2...put I think close to 30K miles on it, sold the vehicle when it hit 200K, and the current owner is still driving with the same kit and has put another 15K on it...so that would make 45K in total so far...brakes are still rock solid. Not a lot of stop and go commute driving, so most of the driving was highway miles. Your mileage on the brakes depends heavily on how much stop and go you're in. I loved the look of the black slotted/drilled rotors, but after time, the black wears off...but they do look great when first installed!

I've just bought kit #1 for my 2013...haven't installed it yet...will get it done next week perhaps.

AB's products are good...no worries on quality.
 

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Thank you! 30-45k on a set of rotors sounds excellent to me :)
 
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