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I'd like to have on file the minimum specs for the Smart's brakes, i.e. pads, rotors and lining. I'm guessing that the minimum specs for the front pads would be about 2 mm like most Mercedes are, but I'd like to confirm that and know what the minimum specs are for the front rotors and rear linings. The rotors may have the minimum specs stamped into them, but I haven't taken a wheel off to look yet. Not nearly as important to me, but I'm also curious as to what the original thicknesses are.

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Len
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Great info - thanks!! Where did that come from?

I'm going to have to take closer look at the rotors for the Smart car. The original rotor thickness for my Mercedes is about three times as thick at around 27 mm. The Smart is only 9.7 mm new - WOW!!

Len
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That info came from alldatadiy.com - worth a subscription, IMHO. Still no luck finding minimum thickness on the rear shoes. I sent a note to Kane at Evilution suggesting he add brake spec info to his site. :)

PS - since the fortwo is a one ton car it really doesn't need the brakes of a two ton car; I've always felt the fortwo has great braking performance.

UPDATE: Kane was all over this and has added minimum thickness info on Evilution (subscription needed to view it):
https://www.evilution.co.uk/986 and https://www.evilution.co.uk/949
 

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Thanks - looks like Alldata is a copy of the WIS. I thought it would be in there.

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