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Old 06-18-2012, 05:36 PM   #1
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New tire, new brakes, time to take a drive.

I ordered the Hankook V12's, got them put on last week, then I ordered and installed (Thanks to the DIY posts) new brakes. The brake pads had plenty of wear left, bu they squeaked to bad it was embarrassing. I think I'll head over to the Minnesota bad-roads lakes area this weekend and try the twisty roads.

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Old 06-18-2012, 07:29 PM   #2
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Old 06-19-2012, 05:59 AM   #3
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Go easy till those new brakes are broken in..... I just installed a new set and the booklet said no hard use for 100 miles, and that they wouldn't be fully bedded for around 250....
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The hankook V12's need breaking in as well. They get squirrely for the first couple hundred miles
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Bed the brakes...go to a nice stretch of road, get to about 50-60 and make a sudden stop without locking up the wheels down to about 20-30 mph. Do this about 3 times and your brakes will feel a lot better.
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Thanks for the advice. Took it on a 200 mile trip last night, but it was a boring drive-Interstate all the way. The weather for this weekend is looking good for the twisties.
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Ha! I think not!


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