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Title: WOO HOOO, I finally get some good brakes today..
Post by: Eric18T on April 21, 2006, 10:27:42 AM
After weeks of having a soft brake pedal i finnaly get new brakes today.  I have been delaying getting Randy to bleed my current brakes as i didn't want to do this process mutiple times. But by later tonight i should no longer have a soft pedal. WOO HOO.  :beer:
Title: Re: WOO HOOO, I finally get some good brakes today..
Post by: Spicoli on April 21, 2006, 03:28:30 PM
Nice nice.
Title: Re: WOO HOOO, I finally get some good brakes today..
Post by: RobD on April 21, 2006, 03:42:16 PM
I saw them puppies earlier today....NICE, VERY NICE!
Title: Re: WOO HOOO, I finally get some good brakes today..
Post by: TurboDub on April 21, 2006, 04:43:06 PM
I kno what you mean. I had my rotors resurfaced today...After the last GTG @ Autobahn a bunch of us took a drive.  Several rapid decelerations from >cough< higher speeds slightly warped the rotors on me.  :lol:

The stealership did it for me under warranty, no questions asked- which was refreshing.  

It's so nice to be rid of the damn vibration I was getting.
Title: Re: WOO HOOO, I finally get some good brakes today..
Post by: ianacole on April 21, 2006, 09:37:50 PM
:bow:  :woohoo:  :beer:  :thumbup:
Title: Re: WOO HOOO, I finally get some good brakes today..
Post by: Eric18T on April 22, 2006, 05:43:50 AM
Ahh.. Much better now. The install was a breeze like yours Ian. I also put new slotted rotors and pads in the rear.

I bedded the new rotors and pads last night, They were smoking like mad after the 6-10th decellerations. I had to stop at a stop light after and the smoke was rising like they were smoldering down there.  It was great and they smelled amazing. I drove around after bedding them for about 25 minutes so they could get some fresh air and cool down.

The bite and feel really started to improve after 5-6 decellerations. By the 10th decellerations they were biting so hard it feels like i am now overbraking the suspension. It feels like i am back on stock non-sport suspension under hard braking.

But with only 1 night of driving with this setup, and they should be better today now that they are bedded and heat cycled i am very happy.
Title: Re: WOO HOOO, I finally get some good brakes today..
Post by: ianacole on April 22, 2006, 08:01:55 AM
I'm glad to hear you like 'em as much as I like mine.  It takes me no time to get into ABS on the autocross course...I love it!!