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Old 11-22-2001, 03:29 AM
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Ashman Ashman is offline
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I just checked my order history, and I put my pads in at the end of february of this year!!

That means that those pads went quick, and I don't brake excessively, but I do do 90% city driving.

Lots of stop start traffic too.

Does that seem accurate to you? 8-10k miles out of a set of pads?

My discs in the front had a lip when I installed the pads originally, so that might have been partly why, calipers having to use more pressure to put the pads on the discs due tot he thin discs.

I am going to have new front brakes soon, and my car is going to be better and I will enjoy it too.

The lip is at least 1/16of an inch on the outer edge of the discs, so I am assuming that has to be bad....

I plan on maybe getting some blue caliper paint, and doing some painting of the braking items, calipers and visible parts of discs (not braking surface...) while I am in there.. hmmmmmmmm choice choices..

'92 300CE - Sold
2004 C240 - C7 Wheels - Android Radio
2015 ML350 - P1, Pano, Ash poplar wood, Sport Dinamica interior, Running Boards Keyless go.
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