I've spoken to AMD about fitting EBC (green) pads and disks to my car. I'm thinking about sending it to them for a remap and if I do I would like the extra stopping power.

Having been quoted 500 by AMD, I called my mate to see if he could supply and fit them for less.

It turns out that he tried them on a car & in 2 years he went through 3 sets of pads and 2 sets of discs.

So two questions:

1. Are the EBC green stuff pads and discs much better than standard fit?

2. Should I really expect to change discs and pads quite often or is was my mates case a 'one off' ?