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Re: Bedding in Brakes
Hairy green toads from Mars made Al Powell say:
> Mr. Andrew & Esteemed Cat:
> When I put the Repcos on my car, they came with an enclosure slip
> specifying that the installer should drive the car about 30 mph and
> make 8-10 NEAR-stops (not full stops) from that speed, with at least
> 1/4 mile between brake applications to avoid too much heat. This
> must have worked - the following day the car did five laps at the TX
> World Speedway and tho the brake pads stank, they suffered no lasting
Hmm. I guess the mechanic that put them in musta done that part.
Of course, that pretty much describes the drive home from the shop....
Andrew L. Duane (JOT-7) email@example.com
Digital Equipment Corporation (603)-881-1294
110 Spit Brook Road
Nashua, NH 03062-2698
Only my cat shares my opinions, and she's too heavy to care.