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    Fitting new from brake pads...

    I'm fitting new front brake pads tomorrow. Discs are fine, so just pads needed. Once I'm done, do I need to do a bedding in procedure? I've read a few guides online (repeated braking to increase pad temperature etc.) Or do I just drive normally/carefully for a while?

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    Dont brake harshly for the first 300 or so miles.
    This will allow the pads to slowly match the surface of the disk.

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    Thanks for that. Changed my dad's (Octavia) in 45min, then couldn't even get the first bolt out for my car, so it's going to have to go to the garage, I think access would be a lot easier if you're underneath, which sadly I can't manage with the tools I have!
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