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brake pad issues - July 7, 2009, 09:46 AM

i just had some new ebc hh brake pads installed on a 04 r6. they were rubbing a lot more than stock but i didn't think anything of it and tried to bed them in. i've put 150 miles on them with some gradual hard stops. someone recommended seeing how hot the rotors are getting and they are getting really hot even when just cruising with no brake applied.

should i take it back or is there anything the shop can do? the install looks good and the pin looks in good shape.
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July 7, 2009, 09:54 AM

Sounds like the pistons may not be retreating back in to the caliper enough. When new pads are installed the calipers should be cleaned, esp around the pistons to remove all brake residue, and ensure the pistons move freely.

Id give the shop a call, see if they'll help you out.


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July 7, 2009, 11:46 AM

cool, will do. brakes do work great so hopefully it's a quick fix!
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July 7, 2009, 03:39 PM

In my experience EBC's drag more than other pads.
I'd still take 6's advice and get the calipers checked by a good shop.


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