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Old 11-Jun-2007, 07:38 AM
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Disc Glazing

Okay so I got new crossdrilled disc and Hawk pads and at first I wasn't very impressed with the stopping power.

Then I npticed that the disc looks very glazed. DOH!!!

Servers me right for getting too excited and not bedding them in.

So, now that I have glazed disc (I think) what should I do? I've seen/heard of people talking a power sander to sand off the glaze.
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Old 11-Jun-2007, 08:27 AM
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dont the pads usually glaze over and no the discs?
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both I think...
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Old 11-Jun-2007, 06:07 PM
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i wouldnt sandblast discs...

if they are glazed theres not much you can do. You can de-glaze pads, well sort of with some sandpaper.. but its not going to do much
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take 240 grit sandpaper and put it on an orbital sander, take the glazing off the rotors, scuff up the pads using 120 grit sandpaper, rub the pads in a direction perpendicular to the normal direction of wear. good to go!
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