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Anyone Using Napa Brake Pads?


Teddy
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Napa is one of the auto parts stores that has their own branded brake pads. I have no idea who makes them, is it a reputable manufacturer? From what I see here, they have Napa Proformer, Napa Premium, Napa Ultra Premium, and Adaptive one. Good, Better, Best scenario. I guess the Napa proformer is the entry level brake pad and the Napa Ultra Premium is the best. If you have used Napa's brake pads before, please comment with your feedback. :D

 

I found this info on their brakes page: http://www.napabrakes.com/magnoliaPublic/home/products/brake-pads.html

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Adaptive One®(Specialty)

  • Revolutionary braking system with two unique (inner and outer) ceramic formulations.
  • Adapts to all driving styles and vehicles for consistent pedal feel and safe, smooth stopping under all conditions.
  • No Noise
  • Cleaner Wheels
  • Long Life
  • Limited Lifetime warranty

 

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NAPA Ultra Premium ™(Best)

  • OE performance without dealership prices
  • Exact OE noise dampening characteristics
  • Noise-free guarantee
  • Industry-leading safety and quality testing
  • Specialty materials for towing, fleet and other demanding applications
  • Limited Lifetime warranty

 

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NAPA Premium™(Better)

  • Chosen by more professional installers
  • Friction formulas designed for better stopping performance
  • Exclusive Silent Guard™ shims for quiet braking stop after stop
  • Full vehicle application coverage
  • Two (2) year warranty

   

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NAPA Proformer™(Good)

  • Quality tested formulas for safe and reliable operation
  • One (1) year warranty

 

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I think you pretty much nailed it in terms of lower end to premium. The price will reflect that as well, so in most cases it's easy to see the levels. I have not used their pads but in most cases I stay away from recommending entry level pads unless its a cost sensitive job or a jalopy!

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