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bedding in brakes

Al writes:
>>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.

One minor warning...if you do this yourself, drive around for a while
afterwards...to let the brakes cool off a bit before you park...and to let
the stink subside.

I didn't. Parked the durn thing in the garage shortly after bedding the
pads and the garage stank for days! 


Lee Levitt
1990 Audi 200
1988 Volvo 745T