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This is a discussion on My brakes within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; okay, today i got my new brake kits put in...a perrin wilwood 4pot in the front and perrin wilwood 2pot ...

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    My brakes

    okay, today i got my new brake kits put in...a perrin wilwood 4pot in the front and perrin wilwood 2pot for the back...so yea i'm driving down this huge hill to my friends house....and when i hit the bottom i smell this really bad smell...i'm guessing like burning brakes...and just to be on the safe side i decided i'd post...so is this bad? i mean like is this regular for new brakes...or did i do something wrong?
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    It sounds like you failed to properly bed the pads.

    You should have done something like this:

    http://www.wilwood.com/products/brake_pads/techtip.asp
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    hm..okay i guess that could be it...thanx
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