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Old 06-19-2006, 09:59 PM   #11
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I think we are getting a little insight to driving habits at a meet from Singscountry.

To all... leaving enough distance to brake is not only safer..but also better. Using the brakes over too far a distance will heat them up..as will too short a distance. Then sitting still.. the hot rotors can warp.

Try changing your braking style when you change warped brakes...give me an honest time and you shouldn't warp them. Warping shouldn't happen without excessive heat.
Could be that I come off a HWY every day doing about 75mph and have a very short off ramp for braking so some may be braking habit, some may be environmental. damned if I do, damned if I don't I guess???? Insight from singscountry at a meet??? Missed that one!
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Try what Mark does (I also do it) apply..let up..(give them a second to cool a bit) then reapply. Also consider slowing before the offramp. I assume the speed limit there is also 65mph, therefore no one can really get upset if you are at 65-70 when you come off the highway.
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I've seen Raybestos rotors suggested a few times on here. They have several different models, has anyone tried the PG Plus model? They are about $51 on partsamerica.com

Also what about pads, do they impact warping (semi-metallic versus ceramic?) I bought my car with ceramic on the front, and I have pulsation right now (presumable from the front).
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I personally don't think pads will contribute as much to warping. However ceramic pads are harder and probably do cause a little more heat in the rotors.

With that said.. my 00 pickup (4wd extended cap 8 foot bed) has the original ceramics and rotors on and no warping at 100,000miles. It is time to change the set though.
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