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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Jul 24th, 2013, 4:22 pm Thread Starter
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2004 K1200GT Brake Pad Recommendations

I have searched all the threads trying to find the right pads. I found the following EBC but these are for 2006 fitments:

Rear Pads FA438HH (2006-2008)
Front Left Pads FA335HH (2003-2006)
Front Right Pads FA441HH (2007-2008) sensor cut out


2004 I found fronts:
EBC Double-H Sintered Brake Pads FA18HH (2003-2006) - what's the difference between FA335HH ?

What are the rears?
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I have searched all the threads trying to find the right pads. I found the following EBC but these are for 2006 fitments:

Rear Pads FA438HH (2006-2008)
Front Left Pads FA335HH (2003-2006)
Front Right Pads FA441HH (2007-2008) sensor cut out


2004 I found fronts:
EBC Double-H Sintered Brake Pads FA18HH (2003-2006) - what's the difference between FA335HH ?

What are the rears?
I have used ones here http://www.beemerboneyard.com/brakepads.html
Excellent pads IMO.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old Jul 25th, 2013, 8:24 am Thread Starter
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great thanks for the reply - any major difference between:

FRONT: Carbone Lorraine Brake Pads 1101SBK5 HH
and
FRONT: Carbone Lorraine Brake Pads 1101A3?

You just short out the brake sensor since they don't have the slots?

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I have the CL but not HH. It has been my experience and that of others that HH pads don't do too good against BMW rotors and could wear them out a lot faster than you'd like.

Apparently them bikes like to eat rear brake pads, just checked my rear CLs non HH and still not even half worn at well over 20,000 miles.

Rear rotor still looks like new and I hoped for that, already had to replace it after using some brand of pads I see sometimes recommended on the forums.

Front rotors, 60,000 miles and still spec almost new and no grooves but I keep an eye on that and do some rotor/pad maintenance when I see the beginnings of a groove/scratch. Too expensive not to maintain them.

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If you want the Sport performance and have deep pockets for pads and rotors then the HH pads are for you.

Once you realize the heavy K can eat pads and rotors and have not so deep pockets, then switching to carbon fiber/organic has a big wear advantage.

The downside particularly on the rear, is black dust on the wheels. But that is there to save you money on a brake pad wear indicator!

If you see dust, you are using the brakes too much and need to learn anticipation and engine braking, or pay in replacement pads and rotors.



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