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Old 01-11-2006, 03:56 PM   #11
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Stay away from RSM. I've warped two sets of them.

My opinion of Powerslots differs from Foghorn'*. I've had good luck so far with them, combined with Raybestos Quiet-Stop Ceramic pads.
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My opinion of Powerslots differs from Foghorn'*. I've had good luck so far with them, combined with Raybestos Quiet-Stop Ceramic pads.
That'* because you drive like a sissy :P :P

I was using the AC Delco Durastop ceramic pads on the GTP, they are actually supplied by Raybestos and are the same as the Quiet Stops. I'm also currently using these pads on the SSEi.

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I had Power Slots on the GTP along with Hawk pads.....seems to be a good combo. Never had a warpage issue......worked real well for me and I would buy them again. Like the guys said above, proper torgue is important along with proper break in of the pads. I also would not get on them hard when they were cold. You'll get long life out of them.
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I know what the best thing is . It is to get the cheap rooters and the ceramic pads I've tried everything else. Then when I warp the roters I zip them and take them to the local garage and have them turned
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I know what the best thing is . It is to get the cheap rooters and the ceramic pads I've tried everything else. Then when I warp the roters I zip them and take them to the local garage and have them turned
Turning warped rotors is pointless. And dangerous. You end up thin in some spots and thick in others.

Get rotors that won't warp, and torque your lugnuts properly.

If rotors warp, TOSS THEM IN THE TRASH and try something else (including altering driving style if necessary).
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Ok, I got kinda the same question as Ryan. I'm looking to put some powerslots on my '91 next brake change, but when I go to a place like ajusa they don't have listings for any bonnevilles pre-92, all they have for 91 is firebirds, GA'*, and GP'*, and each one of those comes up with a different part# for powerslots. So, instead of searching by car model does anyone know if I should be looking for a specific size(dia.) or did they use the same rotors on the 92'*(which ajusa does have) or any other model in 91.

Much thanks for any insight here guys
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I ran the RSM rotors for 2 years on My Malibu, with PLENTY of mileage on them. They finally started to warp on my way home form a business trip this past Friday. I went and had them changed since I knew how old they were. Lets just say they were no longer slotted rotors by the time I was done with them, lol.


I went with the regular rotors and some monroe Ceramic pads with lifetime warranty.

As for the AC delco ceramic pads,they are JUNK. I had them on my Malibu, since I was going through pads to quickly, they warped my rotors in no time, then once I put the slotted rotors on my car, they started to warp those in a matter of weeks. Only reason I kept the AC delco pads was that they were only a couple months old, so why change them. Well I put the pads on that I got from RSM ( ceramic titanium, or something like that) and they were great. I got a full year if not more out of that set of pads. I personally liked the RSM rotors, price wise I can get them for the same as my regular cheap rotors I put on my car ( since I can pick stuff up directly at RSM in Toronto), but I needed to have brakes changed ASAP.


I also thought about getting powerslot rotors this time since I seen a few people with them and more and more people do NOT like RSM.


But I will stick to the regular everyday brakes for now. I can tell you one thing, breaking in those brakes in the winter is not a fun thing, when you are used to slotted rotors and go to back regular brakes, well lets just say I was able to have the brakes on and spin the front tires, not a good feeling. But they are breaking in nicely now, and stop great, oh and they DO NOT sound like you have a bad bearing like my slotted rotors did when you stopped.
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I got mine from autosupermart.com .... Powerslot drop shipped directly to me. Not sure give that scenario if they would ship to CA.
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