performance brakes

When installing brake pads, there are some very specific bed in procedures to follow in order to receive the maximum available performance from  the new pads being installed.  Brake pad bedding involves transferring a layer of pad material to the rotor and aids in adding friction to the braking system.  Heat when applied to a brake pad will allow this to happen. 


This layer of brake pad film will aid in adding friction to the braking system through ‘adhesion’.   The installer must always check with their individual brake pad manufacturer in order to follow the proper bed in procedures for their specific pad.


Other than to follow the simplistic bed in procedures that has been laid out by the brake pads manufacturer, here are some other basic guidelines to follow to achieve a successful brak...

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