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Wearever Gold Ceramic Brake Pads (4-Pad Set)

Part No. GNAD785 Warranty  
$35.99
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Wearever Gold brake pads are premium original equipment style replacement brake pads. Wearever Gold Brake Pads deliver superior stopping power and feature Advance Auto Part's exclusive multi-layer SoundLock noise dampening shim for ultra-quiet braking. Backed with a Limited Lifetime Warranty, Wearever Gold brake pads will provide the reliable stopping and performance you are looking for!

Product Features:
  • Ceramic or semi-metallic OE replacement pads deliver superior stopping power
  • Slots and chamfers match OE design for reliable performance
  • Exclusive, multi-layer SoundLock shim provides ultra-quiet braking
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
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Abutment Hardware Included:No
Friction Material Thickness, Inner Pad:0.724 in
Friction Material Thickness, Outer Pad:0.724 in
Front or Rear Brakes:Front/Rear
O.E.M. Replacement:Yes
Package Quantity:4
Pad FMSI Number:785
Pad Material:Ceramic
Pad Shims Included:Yes
Pad Wear Sensors Included:No
Performance:No

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Wearever GoldCeramic Brake Pads (4-Pad Set)
 
3.9

(based on 33 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (25)
  • Decreased stopping distance (14)
  • Lightweight (10)
  • No fade (9)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday driving (26)
    • Replacement (19)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual driver (16), Auto enthusiast (13), Mechanic (11), Truck enthusiast (11)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Seems to be as good as OE

    I pull a bass boat with my truck a lot and these pads seem to be working really great for stopping power.

    I pull a bass boat with my truck a lot and these pads seem to be working really great for stopping power.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Hmmm Not Sure

    05 Chevy 1500 Silverado Z71. Not sure what to make of these pads yet. They were installed 6/16. On 6/21 It was 100F out. After I stopped hard in heavy traffic...Read complete review

    05 Chevy 1500 Silverado Z71. Not sure what to make of these pads yet. They were installed 6/16. On 6/21 It was 100F out. After I stopped hard in heavy traffic the pedal got soft and the pads were smoking. The surface of the rotors turned blue. I had tried to bed them in after installation and drove the truck in light traffic for 5 days before this happened.They should have been fully broken in by then. The pedal came back and the blue is gone from the rotors now. It also seems to stop very well now. Not sure yet. I'll inspect at 500 miles and see what everything looks like. I may go with Raybestos or Hawk, if I need to.

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    4.0

    I would buy these again

    By Scoutdog

    from Manassas, Virginia

    About Me Truck Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer
    3 or more reviews submitted

    Pros

    • Decreased Stopping Distance
    • Easy To Install
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving

      Comments about Wearever Gold Ceramic Brake Pads (4-Pad Set):

      Very good product. I would buy them again.

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      1.0

      Don't Fit Truck

      By Dave

      from Virgimia

      About Me Mechanic

      Verified Buyer
      Level 1

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Wearever Gold Ceramic Brake Pads (4-Pad Set):

            The Pads had to be fit to use. Expect To spend an hour or so to free them up with a to file to fit. Had no choice because the customer had to have his truck back ASAP. I would have returned them if I had time.

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            5.0

            works great!

            By arand11

            from boca raton fl

            About Me Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Decreased Stopping Distance
            • Easy To Install
            • Lightweight
            • No Fade

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Driving
              • Performance Driving

              Comments about Wearever Gold Ceramic Brake Pads (4-Pad Set):

              Product works great. Price is great

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              (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              They work fine but lots of brake dust

              By Tom

              from Baton Rouge, LA

              About Me Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Stops Like Oe

              Cons

              • Lots of dust

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Driving
              • Replacement

              Comments about Wearever Gold Ceramic Brake Pads (4-Pad Set):

              Installed with no trouble. Stops and feels like OE pads except for all the brake dust. OE pads hardly had any but these keep your wheels black.

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              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              NOT FOR 2005 SILVERADO LS!

              By worn out customer

              from Arkansas

              About Me Casual Driver

              Level 1

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Wearever Gold Ceramic Brake Pads (4-Pad Set):

                    These pads are different from the picture! do not buy if you own a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado LS -- 'cause these are not the right fit! what a waste of time. with a family, i don't have time to go back and forth to the store to find the right parts. i will be taking my business elsewhere. this is not the first time they have given me the wrong parts.

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                    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great product

                    By BB

                    from Mount Juliet, TN

                    About Me Truck Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer
                    3 or more reviews submitted

                    Pros

                    • Decreased Stopping Distance
                    • Easy To Install
                    • Lightweight
                    • No Fade

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday Driving
                      • Replacement

                      Comments about Wearever Gold Ceramic Brake Pads (4-Pad Set):

                      great pads

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                      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Very Happy

                      By Andrew

                      from Branford, CT

                      About Me Casual Driver

                      3 or more reviews submitted

                      Pros

                      • Decreased Stopping Distance
                      • Easy To Install

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday Driving

                        Comments about Wearever Gold Ceramic Brake Pads (4-Pad Set):

                        Fit well. Quality looks good. Wish them came with shims though.

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                        (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        NEW PADS WORK WELL

                        By Grizz

                        from Muskegon,Michigan

                        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

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                        Verified Buyer
                        3 or more reviews submitted

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install
                        • No Fade

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday Driving
                        • Performance Driving
                        • Replacement

                        Comments about Wearever Gold Ceramic Brake Pads (4-Pad Set):

                        THEY WENT ON WELL. NO PROBLEMS SO FAR. TO EARLY TO TELL WHAT THE NEW PADS WILL PREFORM LIKE.

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                        (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Works well w/Minor quality control issue

                        By Baffy

                        from Overland Park, KS

                        About Me Auto Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer
                        Level 1

                        Pros

                        • Oem Compound Less Cost

                        Cons

                        • Had To File Backing Pad

                        Best Uses

                        • Replacement

                        Comments about Wearever Gold Ceramic Brake Pads (4-Pad Set):

                        Good set of pads for the price. There were two places on the metal backing pad that had burrs that needed to be filed off. It looked like a punch had hit it causing the opening to close up. A quick touch with a file took care of the fit. Only have a couple of hundred miles on them, but they seem to stop well with no noise.

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                        (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Good parts for the money

                        By jmac

                        from northside, va

                        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer
                        Level 1

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday Driving
                          • Replacement

                          Comments about Wearever Gold Ceramic Brake Pads (4-Pad Set):

                          Easy to install for a home based mechanic

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                          • Q:

                            why is picture for the GNAD 785 different from the product I received at the store?
                            Asked on 6/29/2013 by ken the shadetree mech from belton, MO

                            1 answer

                            • CUSTOMER CARE

                              A:

                              Please note that the image of this Wearever Gold Ceramic Brake Pads (4-Pad Set) - Part No. GNAD 785 shown on our website may differ from actual product appearance. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                              Answered on 6/30/2013 by Morgan from AAP
                          • Q:

                            Will these break pads fit my 2000 Chevy Silverado 1500 Z71 and are they for the front and rear of this vehicle. The search says they are.
                            Asked on 1/20/2013 by DIYMAN from High Point, NC

                            1 answer

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                              A:

                              This Wearever Gold D/P WEAREVER GOLD -part# GNAD 785 is for front and is an exact fit for your 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Please check the Wearever Silver Brake Pads - Rear - part# MKD 792 which is an exact fit for your vehicle. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                              Answered on 1/21/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                          • Q:

                            What does D/P stand for? What is the difference between these D/P Gold and the Wearever Gold Brake Pads - Rear Part No. GMKD 974A
                            Asked on 12/26/2012 by Hassan from United States

                            1 answer

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                              A:

                              D/P stands for driver side and passenger side. The Wearever Gold D/P WEAREVER GOLD - part# GNAD 785 are ceramic brake pads and can be used for both front and rear. The Wearever Gold Brake Pads - Rear - part# GMKD 974A are semi-metallic brake pads and is only for rear. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                              Answered on 12/27/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                          • Q:

                            do i need to buy the slider clips seperatly. i tried using the old clips but it seems that the pads are to tight with the old clips.
                            Asked on 10/10/2012 by ant from danbury, ct

                            1 answer

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                              A:

                              This part Wearever Gold D/P WEAREVER GOLD, Part No. GNAD 785 does not come with hardware, so you may need to purchase it (ie; slider clips) separately. The orientation of this part can be front / rear side of the vehicle.
                              For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.
                              For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                              Answered on 10/10/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                          • Q:

                            What's the difference between semi-metallic & ceramic brake pads? What's the best for the money for a 99 silverado 5.3 in your opinion? I am only buying fronts.
                            Asked on 9/18/2012 by Cort from Ohio

                            1 answer

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                              A:

                              Ceramic brake pads last longer than semi-metallic. They can take slightly more abuse. They leave minimal brake dust, and the dust that is left is less noticeable-a nice complement to chrome and alloy wheels. Ceramic brakes need to warm up a little before they attain the grip of semi-metallic pads. Semi-metallic brake pads have better grip than ceramic when cold. Brake dust is much more apparent in semi-metallic brake pads. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                              Answered on 9/18/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                          • Q:

                            What is the model numbers for Wearever Gold brake pads to fit both the front and back of my 2003 GMC Sierra 4x4 5.3L?
                            Asked on 9/10/2012 by Jesse from Athens, AL

                            1 answer

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                              A:

                              This Wearever Gold D/P WEAREVER GOLD (Part# GNAD 785) is an exact fit for your 2003 GMC Sierra 5.3L and it fits either front or rear side. For further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                              Answered on 9/11/2012 by Rick from AAP
                          • Q:

                            Will these fit the Z71 model?
                            Asked on 5/30/2012 by B. Jones from Bristow, VA

                            1 answer

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                              A:

                              In order to check the exact fit application of this Wearever Gold D/P WEAREVER GOLD - part# GNAD 785, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle.

                              Answered on 5/31/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                          • Q:

                            Does this brake pad fit both the front and back of my 1999 chevy siverado?
                            Asked on 5/29/2012 by Anonymous

                            1 answer

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                              A:

                              This Wearever Gold D/P WEAREVER GOLD - Part No. GNAD 785 fits your 1999 Chevy Silverado and it is for front.

                              Answered on 5/30/2012 by Steve from AAP
                          • Q:

                            what front brake pads fit a 2006 chevrolet Z71 4x4 1500 pick up?
                            Asked on 5/18/2012 by Darrin from East Windsor , NJ

                            1 answer

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                              A:

                              This Wearever Gold D/P WEAREVER GOLD - part# GNAD 785 will be an exact fit for your 2006 chevrolet Z71 4x4 1500 pick up.

                              Answered on 5/19/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                          • Q:

                            Do the VIN numbers make a difference with the pads and rotors on a 2006 GMC 2500 SLT 6.6 engine?
                            Asked on 5/17/2012 by Andy from Dartmouth, MA

                            1 answer

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                              A:

                              VIN number will allow to know the specifications of the car (ie; year, make, model, engine specifications), so that information can be used to identify the specific parts you need (In this case brake pads and rotors) that will fit your vehicle.
                              For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle's model.
                              For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                              Answered on 5/18/2012 by Aaron from AAP
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