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  1. Best brake pad recommendations??

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    Hey everyone. This is my first post and I have a question. I am going to be replacing the brake pads on my 2007 Honda CR-V EX-L. I have usually taken it to a mechanic to do this but decided to take it upon myself to install new ones. What do you guys recommend as far as brake pads? I was looking...
  2. Slotted Drilled Rotors & New Brake Pads Install

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Removal of stock rotors & Install Slotted & Drilled Rotors & Brake Pads Here in this DIY MOD, I changed out my factory rotors for some Black coated Slotted & Drilled Rotors & put new Brake Pads on also. Materials and Tools Used: black coated slotted drilled rotors Wagner brake pads new front...
  3. Penny Pinching on Service?

    Maintenance and Service
    2003 CRV with 127,000+ miles. I intend to keep this car as long as I can as I did with its predecessor, my Civic Wagon. Are we at the point where I should consider putting in less expensive replacement parts? Dealership service dept wants $424 for rear brake pads & rotors, $318 for the...
  4. Brake Life question

    Maintenance and Service
    I have a 2009 CRV EX AWD with @78,000 miles on it. My wife just took it to a tire shop and had new tires put on while I was at work. I had her ask them to check the life of the brake pads. They reported back that the pads still have 70-75% remaining front and rear. I have never had a vehicle...
  5. Brake life question

    Maintenance and Service
    Took my 2010 CR-V AWD to the Honda dealer for an oil change and he said the rear brake pads were worn and must be replaced I only had 33,000 miles on the car. This was the second time he told me that. He told my wfie they needed to be replaced at 17,000 miles and she had new pads installed. I...
  6. 2007 CRV Brake Pad Replacement

    Maintenance and Service
    Hi, Im going to change the front and rear pads and discs on my 2007 Honda CRV 2.2 ES - Anyone attempted this before, is it easy? - anything i need to be aware of or specific tools needed please. difficult to force the pistons back etc. thank you in advance. Tim