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Old 04-16-2004, 03:53 PM   #1
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Brake light just came on,should i......

The brake pad wear light just came on and i have an autocross in the morning and another on sunday...will i be ok to race? i ordered ebc pads but won't be in til mon or tues and this will suck if i have to cancel both is with bmwcca and the other is scca which i already paid for. grrrr...but i don't want to risk damage to rotors but if you guys think i'll be cool for another day or two, i'm gonna go. thanks.
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Old 04-16-2004, 04:07 PM   #2
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should be fine for one or two autox. usually when the light comes on you have between 10-20% of the pad material left
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Old 04-16-2004, 06:06 PM   #3
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thanks...yeah, i's not like the light comes on and you're able to get to a dealer or do it yourself right away...kinda like the gas light huh hehe
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Old 04-17-2004, 02:02 AM   #4
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NOO!!! Do not autox. I am not sure about the M Coupe but the E46 does not leave u much room left. You must drive lightly and go to the dealer ASAP!
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