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Old 06-09-2009, 05:16 PM   #1
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Default Track pad wear: when to change?

So, is this when you change pads before the event or just go there and see how longs they last?
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looks like more than half the pad material to me....
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You should be fine. Stock miata brakes wear on a taper and that much showing would mean there's nothing on the inside. You have wilwoods though, yes?
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Yes, Wilwood from FM. Tapen on OEM should be inside more pad than outside, if I think how the forces of that caliper work, no?

I will just run it like this. There is a service truck that will help me swap pads if I need to I just figured.

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i've seen new pads turn into flat steel plates in one track day. good idea to always carry spares.
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No more wear inside than outside with OEM calipers. Two things though,

#1 a day on the ring: put brand new pads on.

#2 a day on the ring: you spoiled brat.
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