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Old 09-07-2014, 08:33 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by johnlvs2run View Post
Are you saying intermittent braking at 4150 down a 7% grade should not cause any undue heating or wear on the brakes? If not, then that's good to know.

The car should be in dfco when coasting in gear, so hopefully any fuel use would be minimal.
They will wear, but the wear ever time you use them. I highly doubt they will over heat and cause any issues. If that is a worry you could always add brake cooling ducts, they are very effective.
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