LOL The OP was Patman!!!! and as of tonight, Patman has new front brakes 42K of about 90% city driving and the pads were @ 75% gone and I started hearing some noise like groaning. $45 for Advance Auto Parts Carquest Wearever Gold Pads. Car stops great again. Before I was wondering if it would and the pedal was going down pretty far!Thanks for the detailed write-up! Both OP and Patman!