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    yticolev replied to the thread OEM brake pads.
    I did a similar bedding process on a new bicycle hydraulic disk brake per manufacturer. Specifically they recommended a number of stops from about...
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    yticolev replied to the thread OEM brake pads.
    Me too. That is a pretty fine grit, so I doubt it. Not as fine as someone might use to polish, but pretty close and it looked and felt polished...
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    yticolev replied to the thread OEM brake pads.
    The pads came early today and I successfully installed them. It did not take me 10 minutes, probably close to 2 hours all in. First timer and a...
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    yticolev replied to the thread OEM brake pads.
    From the other thread, here is what I had read about grease: As Lou said, get some grease for brakes which you can pickup at an auto parts store...
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    yticolev replied to the thread OEM brake pads.
    I managed to get the pistons clean and shiny with sandpaper strips and a dental mirror. Next I got very lucky with piston retraction. I had a...
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    yticolev replied to the thread OEM brake pads.
    Looks like a good amount of rear pad left, but more than half gone. At least I can see pads unlike the front! Fronts arriving tomorrow (Friday)...
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    yticolev replied to the thread OEM brake pads.
    Thanks! I'll hang on to the rears and check those out more thoroughly next week. Until the last few days, I tended to use rear brakes only for the...
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    yticolev reacted to dduelin's post in the thread OEM brake pads with Like Like.
    I agree, both NCs I took over 30,000 miles before disposal and they left me with original brakes front and rear. I use the brakes though and...
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    yticolev replied to the thread OEM brake pads.
    Well, darn. EBC FA140HH are the wrong pads - got at least two parts store to agree. They only tab I still have open says FA196HH. Input please?
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    yticolev replied to the thread OEM brake pads.
    I hit metal on a 2001 PT Cruiser at about 130K. Manual transmission downshifting and early slowing got them there. What a horrible noise. This is...
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    yticolev reacted to dduelin's post in the thread OEM brake pads with Like Like.
    The pads are worn past where the wear indicators would show as the slot or groove in the friction pad but you can see 3 of the four indicators as...
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    yticolev reacted to the Ferret's post in the thread OEM brake pads with Like Like.
    Got your money's worth out of those pads lol
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    yticolev replied to the thread OEM brake pads.
    Indeed. I'm quitting for tonight and will resume with better morning light and fewer mosquitos. I'm extremely reluctant to push the calipers back...
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    yticolev replied to the thread OEM brake pads.
    Interestingly, the shop manual seems to think you can replace the pads without taking off the caliper. Crazy! Caliper came off easily, put it...
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    yticolev replied to the thread OEM brake pads.
    So from info from thread I linked on post #3, if correct I learned that the reservoir has some sort of a bellows arrangement to allow for...
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