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I noticed that the M6 generates a lot of brake dust, especially the front wheels?

Does any of you have this same experience?:)
 

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Yes. I've been trying to make my alloy wheel shine.
Just like a fool. Clearing it almost everyday.

I thought it's brand new and these kind of things do happen. Or not???
 

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Oh yes, it's common with all new cars...and especially cars with powerful brakes...
 

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sorry. It's "cleaning" and not "clearing". This happens when you type & think of the Mazda6 at the same time.
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I heard from a mechanic that the material of the brake pad makes alot of difference. Apparently pads made with harder compound produce less dust, but the downside is that it may be noisier. Don't know if this is true?:sarc
 

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            I heard from a mechanic that the material of the brake pad makes alot of difference. Apparently pads made with harder compound produce less dust, but the downside is that it may be noisier. Don't know if this is true?:sarc[/b]
Yes, it's true. There are ralley compunds with Cupper, but you also get more wear on the brake discs. Also, you get more noise. And they are WAY more expensive!
 

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I noticed that the M6 generates a lot of brake dust, especially the front wheels?

Does any of you have this same experience?:)[/b]
If you notice the size of the front brake pads, you'll know why it generates so much dust. :D

Anyway, you can use aftermarket brake pads that are semi-metallic (such as EBC Greenstuff or Mintex when they become available) to reduce the amount of brake dust generated.
 
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