Originally Posted by jopizz
I wouldn't say they are defective but not all shoes are created equal. I tend to stick with Wagner or Raybestos when it comes to brake shoes or pads.
I can't speak about drums and shoes, but Centric seems to sell quality parts. I like their rotors because they paint or powder coat the hat on the rotor. Their pads are positive molded.
I'd had planned on buying Centric, but I'll switch if Wagner and Raybestos has a superior brake shoe.