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Re: Girling 60 conversion. Long

>I don't think the pad have to be shot to get sparks from the brakes.  My
>with G60's and Metalmasters will shoot a shower of sparks from the front
>is you brake aggressively from a high speed. I am putting the Porterfields
>this weekend so I will let you know if the same thing happens with them.  I
>always assumed that the sparks were coming from the metallic content of the
>pads.  I have to say it was pretty funny the first time my brother
>this in the Ur-q.  He thought something was terribly wrong.
>Jim Hahn

Maybe I was not clear enough.  There were FLAMES pouring out of my wheels on
the 1st turn.  When I drove Orin's 5kqt on the track last year with unnamed
pads it did the same thing.  In that case when I pushed the pedal harder it
just shaved more pad.

Porterfeilds will not do the same thing.