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Brake Pads

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ok my rear brake pads are almost gone (started making scratchy noise) and i'm thinking about replacing both front and rear, what are the options for brake pads for ex500 2005? where about i can get them online or not bother and just go to the dealer for OEM replacementS? I've changed brakes in my cars so i dont think changing them out would be hard. any input will help!

thanks Audirus
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You'll need to remove the rear wheel. after that it should be rather straight forward, since you've done brakes before.
You should not have to remove the rear wheel except to improve access. I usually take the rear caliper off and wire it out of the way before I remove the back wheel. The caliper is held on by two bolts and the rear reservoir is accessable if you take the seat off.

One reason your brakes could go so quick is if the caliper is frozen and you're only pushing on one pad. Check to see that the caliper floats freely.

It is probably a good idea to put new front pads on if you are doing the rear
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