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Old 09-29-2009, 04:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You can bed in brakes a few different ways. Some say just press your brakes while traveling down the road. Some others say speed up and slam on the brakes a half dozen times. The main thing is just to get them hot so they deposit a layer of brake material on the disc. Once the brakes are heated up, make sure you don't come to a complete stop with the brakes applied. If you stop when everything is still hot, this layer is not even anymore. So, drive around a bit until they are cooled off.
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