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    Default Rear Breakes Pads Wearin Before Front ?

    Had both front and rear pads replaced at the same time is this normal for the rear 2 wear before the front ?

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    It is on the Vec C mate, very normal

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    aye vecra c . The rear discs brakes & pads were all replaced under warenty abot 20,000 miles ago becasue they were sticken on arnold clark replaced them do u fink this could be the problem again ?

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    The way my pads are going it seems possible to go through two set of rears on the same fronts.

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    its because the rears are so small, apparently. was the same for me on my old 3.0

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    Also the rears wear most where you can't easily see (on the inner side of the disk)

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    So this is common then Cheers lads

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    yep, worked out on my taxi 3 rears to 2 fronts, so normal.

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    hi
    i have had this problem vx told me the brake bias is 60 / 40
    rather than the usaul 70/30
    hope this helps

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    Quote Originally Posted by taxitone View Post
    vx told me the brake bias is 60 / 40
    rather than the usaul 70/30
    Interesting, never had that reported to me
    Will mechanically check when I have all the pads and discs replaced in a few weeks time

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