[200q20v] More info on UFO brakes

Bernie Benz b.m.benz at prodigy.net
Sat Nov 18 08:18:42 EST 2000

One more thought on brake pads for your consideration.  IMO the wear limit
specs on pads is there for the same purpose as it is on disks, to protect
the manufacturer, repair shop, as well as the dumb consumer that dosn't know
where his brakes are.  Pads are good until the pad material is gone (after
which of course the backing plate destroys the rotor), but pad performance
improves as the friction material is removed because the remaining pad
surface has improving thermal conductivity to the backing plate.  Maybe you
don't need new pads yet either, if you are willing to monitor them into the


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