Bear with me please. This topic has come up over and over about replacement brake pads for the Cub Cadets.
I purchased this brake pads off e-bay http://www.ebay.com/itm/Brake-Pads-Cub-Cadet-John-Deere-Lawn-Tractors-/110820096667?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item19cd647a9b back in 2010 when I was rebuilding my 1200 Cub Cadet.
I did have to get the HH style calipers too, but that was no biggie. It beat the heck of the very poor, small brake pads that apparently came on my Cub Cadet.
Anyway, if it weren't for my ignorance at the time, I wouldn't have had any problems with installing these brake pads.
The quality of the brake pad material was very good, they were pre-drilled for the rivets, and were a breeze to install.
After I adjusted the brakes from left to right and back again, my Cub Cadet had stopping power much better than it did with the other style brakes.
I just wanted to pass this on to you folks as you've been so good in helping me.
BTW, I need to quit doing such a good job of restorations. My Cub Cadet now belongs to someone else. They liked it a whole lot more than I did. And, I liked it a lot. But, money does talk, and both of us are happy now.
Oh yeah, the seller on Ebay: he's very easy to work with. I do recommend him too. Just a FYI.