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Sub' brake question
On Wed, 29 Mar 1995, Steve Dambrowski wrote:
> I guess my question is does that sound right? (As far as the results of
> not having the rotors cut) Do you need to have everything done when you
> put new pads on? Will it hurt anything to just put the pads on?
I have had it happen both ways:
One time, I put on a new set of pads, and they squealed for *quite* a
while before they wore in. BTW, this was with new rotors.
I put on a set of Repco Metalmasters, with new rotors, and they have
If you are *not* replacing the rotors, I would recommend having them
turned(cut), as it provides a fresh/even surface for the new pads to
grip. If the rotors are scuffed/gouged a little, they will eat the new
pads in a hurry.