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Re: Brakes need to be heated
> Ever since I replaced the stock pads on my 1990 Audi 100 with Repco
> MetalMaster's I feel that my brakees are quite ineffective early
> in the morning.
This is the way they are supposed to act. Check the VW archives
on ftp.lap.umd.edu for more info - these pads can at times be
even dangerous, especially if cold AND wet. I've had a couple of
scares myself in my GLI...
> It seems to be that after using or warming up a bit they seem to improve.
They do. It's not really the best pads for all around street use.
Best for autocross or if you push the car hard.
> These also seem to be a bit
I haven't noticed this. What they are is a lot less prone to shedding
brake dust on your rims.
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