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Old 27-06-2014, 11:13 AM   #1
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Default bendix ultra premium

What are the bendix ultra premium are the just bendix CT general and just packaged for super cheap as ultra premium ?

I have used bendix advance in my VY SS and they are a good pad that i would use again but i don't think CT general will cut it for me as if anything i would like to go to a higher performance pad than advance if anything.

I think the heavy duty are just for around town driving not fast high speed stuff i may do at times.

I have use ultimate 8 times but i don't drive as fast and hard as i use to, so i think they are a bit of an over the top, never worried about the brake rotor wear it was never been a problem for me at all as they are not that expensive to replace but i have had rotors wear very badly with low perfomance pads as they gouge out the rotors when they get to hot.

It looks like i will have to go for the ultimate on the front and just put up with the less perfomance when they are cold.
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Old 27-06-2014, 05:45 PM   #2
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Yes, just to suck some people into thinking they have got a bargain set of Ultimates, which are a good but very dirty pad.
The UP equate to general I guess but when they have those specials at 2 for $75 I buy a few sets for the cabs.
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Old 29-06-2014, 06:48 PM   #3
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I bought a set of the Bendix UP as an urgent one and yes in the pack I later found a label saying they were General CT. Good old parallel importing and Supercheap marketing....

I swapped out from Ultimates - let's just say scary is the word. But the snowflakes don't need a wash every second day now.
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