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    Brakes Help Please

    After picking up my coupe turbo, i noticed it needed new front pads, so i took it to a local garage and friend and he had alook and agreed that they where knackard.
    He put new pads in and checked everything and it was ok. But now when i brake from high speeds and get a loud whining and vibration.
    Is this right? as i know my mates lotus elan does it to but not as loud.

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    did u put copperslip or some other grease on the back of your pad before u put it in the caliper?
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    yeah, they aint squealing its a really loud whine and vibration

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    No it's not right. They should be no vibration under braking. Check the wheel nuts are tight first. Then check the discs to see if you can see any visible warp, the whining could be metal in the pads rubbing against the disc, there is metal as standard in pads, usually copper, it may go away as it wears away.
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    sounds like warped discs
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