Originally Posted by lr172
With new pads and rotors, it will require some break in before they reach their full potential. As long as they stop well enough to be safe, I would do some searching for break in recommendations or do at least 25 aggressive stops before you decide they are not adequate.
This is exactly what happens when I replace mine. After doing a good break in they grab as they should. Be careful not to overheat if you have your wheel pants on, someone had a fire on this forum from a leaking brake line and hot brakes melting the fiberglass.