[stuff on snow packed brakes deleted]
>I try to stay out of deep snow with my 87 4kcsq, but I have noticed that
>immediately after coming out of a car wash I have no brakes for awhile.
>Have to ride the brake pedal for a few blocks to generate friction/heat
>and then all is fine again. Same problem?
All this talk of wet brake pads brings up a question. How are the Repco
MetalMasters when cold and maybe wet. Rumor mill has it that there is very
little braking down till these puppies warm up. And we know how a few
members really dislike them. (Can't afford the CoolCarbons, Scott).
I'd like to put on the Repco's and get a little better than stock braking.
But am slightly concerned about long drives in the cold when the pads cool
waaaay back down and I jam on the brakes when coming up to the truckers
with a 40+mph differential in Montana. Would like to keep driver's seat
This is for a lowly 87 5000s. Stuck with stock 10" front disks. Prolly what
is normally found on those brake equipped shopping carts.