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Old 01-05-2007, 04:44 PM   #1
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Default 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.
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Leave them dirty, it adds a tad more effiency to the SC.
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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.
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To answer your question it'* Castrol Super clean.


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

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i cleaned my rotors... sue me
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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'* no real point to this.
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I cleaned mine up to, all I used was citrus engine degreaser, worked EXCELLENT!
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Can you swap rotors into a different casing or are they matched
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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.
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Good. Then my old Gen 3 has some hope of revival........for someone else, if the Gen 5 makes me happier.
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