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You go Nate! Factory pads don't last long on the track, just too a few sessions (of 100 mi each) to burn mine out.

The scary thing was when I took them off and looked at them is that they had crubbled into dust and a big chunk of them were missing from the middle of the pad. Heat killed them.
 

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in_d_haus said:
You go Nate! Factory pads don't last long on the track, just too a few sessions (of 100 mi each) to burn mine out.

The scary thing was when I took them off and looked at them is that they had crubbled into dust and a big chunk of them were missing from the middle of the pad. Heat killed them.
Free Maintanace replacement?

If my wear light goes on, I'll be on my 4th set of fronts :D
 

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I just replaced them myself, my dealer frowns on tracking "their" cars. I also went with SuperBlue brake fluid.
I put in SuperBlue last week. It still boiled. A lot of pedal travel, but the car still stopped OK. I'll take all the "free" brake replacements that I can get. I may just take the OEM replacements if I get them within the 36K period (I have 31.5K now) and switch the pads and rotors out before going to the track :dunno: That way, I can use a race pad :)
 

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in_d_haus said:
If you think you are going through pads and rotors now wait till ya load up race pads! But boy will she stop! (make sure to heat 'em up first or you will get a bit of a suprise on your first turn.

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Race Pads + Frozen Rotors :D

1st lap = warm up lap; 2nd lap = cautious :thumb:
 

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I'll have to seen how fast I can burn my pads off on the track. :D I'll probably want to put in superblue at some point. There have been times when the brakes got awfully mushy in the past. :D
 

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VinceTopasBlau3 said:

Is there a track miles equivalence to road miles? Something like for each track mile is about 0.5 road mile...just pure guessing...:dunno:
I think you got that backwords Vince. It's likely more along the lines of 1 track mile == 2 road miles.
 

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VinceTopasBlau3 said:
Nate...aye aye aye...I hear a calling from Brembo that you will be upgrading to big-brake soon. :D

Is there a track miles equivalence to road miles? Something like for each track mile is about 0.5 road mile...just pure guessing...:dunno:
A lot more than that...
 
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