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Old 03-10-11, 12:02 PM   #1
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I had the fronts measured with 28K miles and they were between 5 and 6 mm. What is the thickness for the OEM front brake pad brand new?
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11mm I think, someone correct me. Its been posted before in a few of the brake threads.
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I don't know the answer to the OP questions but at 19,000 miles mine were measured at 7mm front, and 8mm in the rear
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There's a for sale thread with oem pads tha only have 3k miles on them. Check the measurement on that. Should be just a little thicker than that.
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11mm max, 1mm min
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Thanks! So it looks like I'm about half way through. I should get 50 to 60K miles off the front pads. That makes me feel a lot better.
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There's a for sale thread with oem pads tha only have 3k miles on them. Check the measurement on that. Should be just a little thicker than that.
That would be mine!

I think 11 sounds about right, my rears were just slightly less than 11mm. And I brake very lightly too.
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