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Old 03-10-2009, 04:45 PM   #31
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X- I wanted to check to see if you still liked your rotors and pads? I am in need of new front rotors and rather than paying double for the OEM rotors, I wanted to get these.

I see on their webpage that they have the E-Line ones and then the premium ones. They also have many options, cross drilled and slotted being the most expensive.... just curious which ones you ended up getting. I think they are the cross drilled and slotted, but wanted to double check.

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Did you ever end up getting a reply as to what options his rotors were when ordered?

I want to know for sure if he ordered the e-series of rotors and what option,

Thanks,

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Old 04-12-2009, 10:34 PM   #33
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I haven't see X for awhile. He got the cross drilled and slotted, not sure of grade. Danthurs who'* a Moderator here has some R1'* also and both like them alot. I going with them soon, my second set of pads are getting thin and the rotors are toasted. Ceramics take their toll on OEM rotors bringing the car back down to legal speeds often. ;-P
We'll see if these wear any better.
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Old 04-22-2009, 10:59 PM   #34
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I saw your thread about your new rotors and pads. I like the setup and like how they look on your GXP. I am thinking of adding to my GXP.

Now that you have had your new Rotor and pad setup for a little while, how are they working out? Anything new to report - good or bad? Are they still stopping better than the old OEM setup? Would you still recommend? Would you do anything different? How is the brake dust? Any issue there?

Have you or anyone found a similar hi quality product but for less money since finding these?

Just curious. I am looking for some decent, but cheap tires at the moment and was thinking of doing the rotors and pads at the same time. Found 4 new tires for $408 shipped to my door. Which is so far the cheapest - by far from any dealer/website, etc. (FYI: when I get them ordered later this week, and recieve them, I will post here where I got them from and if they are any good). Soooo... while I was doing the tires, I was thinking of doing the other upgrade to the rotors and pads as you have done for a clean sharp look - instead of brand new tires, nice bright red calipers, and crappy brown rusted rotors. I am just not looking forward to dropping a couple hundred on tires and then a couple hundred more on rotors and pads at the same time.

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The links I tried were bad, can someone provide a new link to eBay? I will be needing some new rotors and pads soon.
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I did some looking around and found what I think is the best deal so far for rotors for the GXP. Here is the link to V12 Motorsports. It looks like you can get a set of 4 zinc coated drilled and slotted rotors shipped to your door for about $218. That is better than R1 Concepts. If you want, you can get 4 pads also for about $300 through these guys. The only question is if the quality is as good as other places that people have gotten rotors and if they will hold up as well throughout their lifespan without rusting or warping or etc? Anyone want to take the plunge first and let the rest of us know your thoughts about this product? Here is the links to their products on EBAR (Expensive Reyond All Reason).

Zinc Coated Drilled and Slotted Only
eBay Motors: Pontiac BONNEVILLE (GXP) (04-05) F&R BRAKE ROTORS (item 230337836398 end time Apr-24-09 12:43:25 PDT)


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I suggest using ceramic pads.
I second that! I put ceramics on mine and they made a big difference. Also, ceramics don't warp rotors like regular pads tend to do due to the heat properties. Not to mention no dark brake pad dust.

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Sorry its taken so long to reply. I've put 16,000 miles on the rotors and pads and they're in EXCELLENT shape.

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Not bad for having gone through an entire winter, and the fact that I go WOT every time I drive it and ride the brakes like my foot was made of lead. If someone pushes their GXP to the limit, it would be me.
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What kind of pads you running again?
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I'm sold, I'm buying these rotors next time I need'em.
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