GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat

GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat (https://www.gmforum.com/)
-   Forced Induction (https://www.gmforum.com/forced-induction-105/)
-   -   Castrol WHAT for cleaning rotors? (https://www.gmforum.com/forced-induction-105/castrol-what-cleaning-rotors-249261/)

OLBlueEyesBonne 01-05-2007 03:44 PM

Castrol WHAT for cleaning rotors?
 
I've got the rotors here out of my old 99 case, along with a new case to port and install these rotors in and I want to clean the rotors before I reassemble it. What is that Castrol product I've heard mention of for cleaning the rotors?
I know I should take it easy on them and definitely will considering how there is practically 0% rotor coating missing, but there is abit of junk on them.

OLDsman105 01-05-2007 03:49 PM

Leave them dirty, it adds a tad more effiency to the SC.

BillBoost37 01-05-2007 04:17 PM

Agreed, do not clean them. if you clean them you take the chance of cleaning the lubrication from the bearings on that plate as well.

A better seal is derived from the way the are right now.

McGrath 01-05-2007 04:39 PM

To answer your question it's Castrol Super clean.
http://i13.tinypic.com/483wfi0.jpg

I also would not reccomend cleaning the rotors for the above mentioned reasons.

Ed

harofreak00 01-05-2007 04:47 PM

i cleaned my rotors... sue me

willwren 01-05-2007 05:23 PM

If you clean them, they'll be gunked back up in about 2000 miles. No loss in cleaning, other than a loss of Castrol Super Clean.

I use it anyway, so I can see the condition of the rotors/case I chose for the car. I can mix/match quality parts by seeing the blemishes better.

If you don't have more than one SC, there's no real point to this.

SSEimatt93 01-06-2007 03:29 AM

I cleaned mine up to, all I used was citrus engine degreaser, worked EXCELLENT!

2000SilverBullet 01-06-2007 10:50 AM

Can you swap rotors into a different casing or are they matched :?:

willwren 01-06-2007 11:17 AM

You can. But I'm not sure I'd try it on a GenV. I've done it on a Gen2, and boosty has done it on a Gen3.

2000SilverBullet 01-06-2007 12:15 PM

Good. Then my old Gen 3 has some hope of revival........for someone else, if the Gen 5 makes me happier. ;)


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:08 PM.