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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    just changed out the front brakes and rotors yesterday on my wife's 2007 Nissan Quest, but this question is generic enough to warrant asking regardless of model. I did not have time to bed the new front brakes yesterday as I had to run off to a marching band competition early yesterday...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've seen a few posts for bedding in new brakes but what seems to be the overall concencus on the best way to do this? Just want to make sure I do it right....
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Been hearing about this but I have no idea how to do it or what it does. Well, I'm getting ready to put on the rotors from the Sklass group buy and some PBR/Axxis Deluxe pads so I needed to figure this out. Is it necessary? How is it done? TIA guys.
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I had new rotors and pads put on last week. How/when do I bed them?
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm prettty sure I've got warped rear rotors for the second time in 35K miles. I've noticed a few posts mentioning "bedding pads". How exactly is this done? Thanks.
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What do you believe is achieved by "bedding" brakes? I am an engineer so I want an engineering and/or physics discussion of just exactly what people think bedding means or achieves. I don't want any hokey BS. If you can't tell me what physical characteristics change then don't even bother...
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Where can I go in the DC Metro area to do the above w/o any problems with the police or other vehicles?
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I bought Zimmerman X-drilled rotors and Axxis Metal Masters for my car, and so far I really like how they feel. It took me and my two friends about 5 hours to change all 4, because I didn't have the I followed the Zeckhausen Bed Braking procedure. Afterwards, the brakes felt fine, but when I...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok... so I just got a new set of pads and rotors. I put on a set of Zimmerman Crossdrilled rotors, and Axxis Ultimate pads up front, and Metal Masters on stock rotors in back. I bedded the pads according to the method described here http://www.zeckhausen.com/bedding_in_brakes.htm All was well...
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