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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.
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.