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75k miles and its time for some new brakes for my 2014 Diesel Grand Cherokee. I know enough about cars that usually just gets me in trouble. I was wondering what are some good Aftermarket brakes out there or what are the OEM brakes used? when i was searching i was getting conflicting information

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I am new to Jeep however not new to replacing brakes on most of my new vehicles, my Dodge ram 3500 got a set of EBC slotted and dimpled brakes 2 years ago and these made a massive difference. They were cheaper then OE, dead silent and give far better stopping distances then i had for the factory 80k worth of brakes. Once i feel the slightest warp from my new Jeep Summit brakes I will go straight to EBC, the nice thing is you can choose the brake pads that you need (towing/street/dust) all with the same rotors and they offer replacement if rotors get warped for three years on my Dodge. I got mine from Summit racing but auto-anything has a good write up on them so suggest you read up on some of the comments from other customers. In my experience the factory brakes on non-performance vehicles (SRT/trackhawk/AMG type are exempt) are always sub standard for wear by design.
 

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SoulStealer, I guess there are well over 1000 choices in brakes and they can be confusing. A lot of times I go to Rock Auto and check what they have and their prices. Sometimes you can get great pads for $20 front and $20 rear but, you have to know what you are looking for. One thing to remember the OE pads are ceramic. Rock Auto also has great info links form the manufacturers to explain what their product does and is designed for. Amazon surprisingly has a selection of cars parts with some decent prices. I just replaced the pads on my Daughters Honda Accord Crosstour and the pads and hardware was about $100. and an easy job to replace.

Since brakes are a safety issue and that your rotors are in good shape I would will use a premium OEM equivalent of performance grade pads. Figure on spending $100-$140 for front and rear pads together with hardware.

What kind of conflicting information are you getting?
 
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