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fade on brakes setup Q's

Post  gamman on Wed Jan 13, 2010 11:49 am

Who has actually got fade on a brake setup?

If so, which pads and tires were you running?

What % of the pads and tires were left?

My experience says that proper pads appropriate for racing temps will eliminate a lot of issues with brakes. IE: hawk/stock pads are not race pads.

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Re: fade on brakes setup Q's

Post  944-LT1 on Wed Jan 13, 2010 1:43 pm

On the street? Never. No one should have either.... Suspect

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Re: fade on brakes setup Q's

Post  Dawgz83948 on Wed Jan 13, 2010 2:34 pm

944-LT1 wrote:On the street? Never. No one should have either.... Suspect

Mine fade when cold, but thats because they are Ceramic type pads and don't bite until they are hot. When at operating temp, there is never ANY fade.

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Re: fade on brakes setup Q's

Post  Luke714 on Wed Mar 17, 2010 10:54 pm

that's not really the definition of fade though.... Isn't fade when the pads overheat and actually liquify/gasify a tiny layer of the pads that keeps them from contacting the rotors? You just have pads that aren't up to temp yet, not really the same thing. Just not ideal for street setup.

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