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Old 08-21-2011, 03:54 PM   #11
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Ugh, I'm not getting drilled or slotted rotors. I'm not racing this car. It just needs to stop. A good set of ceramics and rotors will do that.
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Main reason I don't wanna get slotted rotors is because they wear the pads faster, and cost more....and for what? Why does something with less metal cost more?

Because it'* "special".
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They do sell stock at well.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ELINE...item519a58a8cb

I have the drilled and slotted on my car with ceramic pads. Over 4 years on them, and still got a lot of pad left.
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Yea, I'm on their website now. $65 to $105 is a big difference.

You pretty much just DD your car right? Is there a big difference going from a semi-metallic on a blank rotor to a good ceramic on a slotted rotor?
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First time I hit the brakes hard, I had to scrape my face off the windshield. They grabbed real hard.
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Alright then. There'* no such thing as too much money when it comes to safety.
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Yep, brakes are a big deal. Even knocking 3 feet off your stopping distance is 3 feet that can make a big difference.

Here'* a good example. https://www.gmforum.com/showthread.php?t=300551
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Yeah, I read that thread.

Something similar happened to me, but on OEM hardware. I think the only reason I didn't hit it was because of my HIDs lighting up infinity.
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