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Old 11-21-2022, 12:44 PM
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Originally Posted by fintubi View Post
One more data point:

Hawk HPS pads have come up a couple times upthread.

Yesterday I swapped in HPS front pads on 3014, which has the GM front brakes and Jag IRS. After bedding in the new pads, I found a noticeable improvement in bite and an easier time probing the lockup threshold as compared with the Centric pads that came with the kit. I may need to add some more front bias now.
Bill
If you're getting too much bite (line pressure) on the front, shift the balance bar shims so that the bar free length is increased on the side toward the front master. On the next release of the manuals, I'll illustrate that more clearly.

See https://erareplicas.com/427man/brakes/index.htm

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