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Old 02-17-2015, 01:18 PM   #11
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The pads were replaced just under 2 months ago, i replaced the rotors just in the past couple days since it had a bad wobble whenever i would brake (this was happening before i replaced both pad and rotor) but the sanding idea sounds interesting, maybe i should try that first
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replace the pads with ceramic. after doing this, the squeak should be gone. now to prevent it happening again, i always tell my customers to "bed in" the pads. this consists of about 5 panic stops from 45-50 one right after another, then after the brakes have cooled, drive it around town in stop and go traffic for a few miles. doing this effectively creates a mirror image of the rotor onto the pad, so they will wear evenly. also keep in mind, organic pads are easiest on the rotors, semi metallic are harder, and ceramic are the harshest on the rotors. with the ceramic pads you wil get the best performance, but at the next pad change, rotors will be a MUST. they will be trashed.

****disclaimer**** please make sure you bed the pads in on a safe dry road with noone around. slamming on the brakes from 50mph tends to take people off guard.

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