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R1 Concepts
Brake Pads
Reliable braking performance for any driving style and environment.
Designed with both safety and
durability in mind.
Keeping you safe
R1 Concepts brake pads have been designed with both safety and durability in mind. Manufactured for every type of vehicle and any type of driving condition, they are the best choice for everything from a fleet of employee vehicles to a family-owned SUV. We understand that the safety and maneuverability of our customers' vehicles is of paramount importance. Through our superior research, design, and development process, we are able to provide cost-effective automotive parts that will stand the test of time. Our wide inventory of specialized products give our customers exactly what they need even for the heaviest of applications.
Original Equipment Manufacturer Technology
Our replacement brake pads are similar to OEM quality for heavy vehicles, towing, hauling - and street driving, track racing, and off-roading. We are committed to providing the best automotive solutions for your lifestyle, work, and needs. Regardless of your vehicle (and your driving style), we have the brake pad for you. R1 Concepts brake pads have been specially formulated and designed using only the latest in technology - and we are constantly making improvements to reduce wear and improve safety.
Variety of brake pads for any type of vehicle and driving environment.
Brake pads don't have to do a lot - but they do have to do what they do well. We have focused on fine-tuning our brake pads to ensure that we can achieve the maximum level of performance and durability without raising the cost to you, the consumer. Our brake pads come in numerous different designs to ensure that there's always an option that's perfect for you. We use the same materials as OEM brake pads, making for advanced and reliable performance. Our parts are constantly being improved upon, to give our customers better value.

Recommended Vehicles

Passenger Vehicles and Light Duty Trucks

Recommended Use

Daily Use

Material

Ceramic

Made of ceramic materials that are pressure-adhered within the brake-pad compound, ceramic brake pads are quieter and smoother. For vehicles that stop on a dime - without any unpleasant sounds - CERAMIC brake pads offer the best.

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Recommended Vehicles

Passenger Vehicles and Light Duty Trucks

Recommended Use

Daily Use

Material

Semi-Metallic

Our R1 Concepts Semi-Metallic Series brake pads are specifically designed for colder climates and provide one of the best entry-level brake pads for most vehicles. Semi-metallic brake pads are comprised primarily of resin and 30 to 65 percent metal, creating a strong, secure amalgam that will stand the test of time.

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Recommended Vehicles

All Vehicles

Recommended Use

Daily Use

Material

Original Equipment Manufacturer Formulation

Advanced cars require advanced brake pads. Though other brake pads may be made to be similar to OEM standards, our R1 Concepts OPTIMUM OEp brake pads are constructed to be better in terms of longevity, performance, and value. Our brake pads have a lower price and superior performance.

Learn More About R1 Optimum OEp Series >

Recommended Vehicles

Heavy Vehicles: Trucks, SUVs

Recommended Use

Daily Use, Towing/Hauling, and Off-Roading

Material

Semi-Metallic

Heavy vehicles naturally have different requirements from standard cars. R1 Concepts SUPER Heavy Duty Series brake pads have been specially designed for use with heavy vehicles, towing and hauling, or off-roading - any application where the vehicle's brakes will experience an unusual amount of wear.

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Recommended Vehicles

All Vehicles

Recommended Use

Street Performance, Weekend Track Racers/
Autocross, and Off-Road

Material

High Friction Formulation

Designed for incredibly advanced performance, our R1 Concepts PERFORMANCE Sport brake pads are made for performance street driving, light track, autocross use, and off-roading. If your vehicle is an extreme vehicle, it needs high performance pads. These pads are designed with an advanced performance formulation, which provides smoother and more predictable responses even over high temperatures

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  • R1 Concept
  • Recommended Vehicles
  • Recommended Use
  • Material
  • Rubber Steel
    Rubber Shim
  • Underlayer
  • Positive Mold
  • Scorched
  • Slotted and Chamfered
    (Where Applicable)
  • Hooked Backing
    Plate Technology
  • Leaf Mark
  • Bar graph
  • Ceramic Series
  • Passenger
    Vehicles and Light
    Duty Trucks
  • Daily Use
  • Ceramic
  • Semi Metalic
  • Passenger
    Vehicles and Light
    Duty Trucks
  • Daily Use
  • Ceramic
  • Optimum Oep
  • All Vehicles
  • Daily Use
  • Original Equipment
    Manufacturer
    Formulation
  • Graph varies
    to vehicle
    specification
  • Super Heavy Duty
  • Heavy Vehicles:
    Trucks, SUVs
  • Daily Use,
    Towing/Hauling,
    and Off-Roading
  • Semi-Metallic
  • Performance Sport Series
  • All Vehicles
  • Street Performance,
    Weekend Track
    Racers/Autocross,
    and Off-Road
  • High Friction
    Formulation
Set it up with our other products.
Complete your brake install with these products. If your vehicle has a brake warning system, be sure to replace your brake sensors if brake warning light appears. Change your brake pads when replacing brake rotors for best performance and longevity. It's always good to replace your brake fluid every few years (please follow your vehicle's owners manual).
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