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Old 04-22-2001, 10:27 AM
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Location: the Netherlands
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I have a 1993 C250D and brake too hard too much. I recently changed the front rotors, front and rear brake pads (because they were worn till the absolute end), but before I replaced the front rotors and pads, I regularly came home with orange glowing rotors (I have to drive over some small country roads without any traffic at all before I am home). You will only wear the tires, rotors and brake pads faster as when you brake normal. The car can stand hard braking without any problem...

1990 300SL-24
1993 C250D
with a minor 600+k kilometer
(the Netherlands)
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