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      09-11-2006, 02:55 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Ghunger
I'm gonna bet that you didn't bed in your brake pads. This is the procedure I use but most are similar. Reading up on how and why might give you some confidence in doing it too.

I'm guessing it's not squeeling because the brakes are hot though. I know mine always make noise after I get them real hot (like at the track) and then go back to normal braking. I think it's due to the pad compound though and it goes away after a little bit.
This is exactly the opposite of what the BMW manual tells you to do.
Step 2 says: “Make a series of eight near-stops from 60 to about 10 mph. Do it HARD by pressing on the brakes firmly, just shy of locking the wheels or engaging ABS. “

The BMW manual tells you not to hit the brakes hard for the first few hundred miles???

I would follow the BMW manual before following the "How to Kill my brakes" manual by Dave Zeckhausen.
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