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      09-08-2010, 02:24 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by PeterM1 View Post
Help me out with your idea, how do you secure the pad in place without the spring clip? Won't it vibrate?
It's a track pad. Who cares if it vibrates? It's going to make god-aweful noises anyway.

I've seen guys take the 3 prong clip out on their track pads just so they can swap them inside out to even out wear and extend the life of the pad just a little (they're expensive afterall). In fact, some Colbalts don't even come with the 3 prong clip.

You'll be fine unless you intend to drive on the street a lot with these pads which wouldn't be advisable. Track pads eat rotors up when cold (and have relatively little bit).