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Posted: Sat Aug 27, 2005 1:14 pm 
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just got dba slooted all round, and ultimates at the front with heavy duty at the back.
want to know what to do to bed in the brakes.
is it just taking it easy for the first 500k's or something else.
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Posted: Sat Aug 27, 2005 3:05 pm 
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Yep, just take it easy, try not to go hard on them.

You can do a number of 80km/h->10km/h stops, with about medium pressure. Try not to brake over bumps, or anything that will disrupt the bedding in.

After about, 1000-2000kms, the brakes will feel really good, and bite hard.

 

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Posted: Sat Aug 27, 2005 3:29 pm 
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i forgot to ask before what brake fluid people recomend for road use.
so far castrol response super dot 4 is the best i can find.

sugestions and opinions welcomed
thnaks

 

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