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Old 09-14-2010, 10:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Orxan4ik View Post
hottest it gets here during winter is 30-32F, thats like HOT. Akebonos brake just fine.

oh and btw, to those that speak of the highway and no brakes... you do realize that stopping from 70 warms up your brakes rather quicker than stopping from 30, right?

In other words, no way in hell can you use your brakes to stop from 70 mph and not have them warm up
You are missing the point.
It's the initial cold bite that is important.
Yes, you are right, the pad will heat up going from 70 to 0, but, again, the initial cold bite might not be there.

When you hit the brakes, you generally want the car to stop immediately, not sort-of and gradually, or eventually whenever the pads heat up...
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