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Old 09-25-2006, 12:04 PM   #21
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The place were I buy parts does it for free if been long time customer of theirs and buy premium brakes from them. I just did on the maiblu their was a nice grove in the rotors. The funny thing is the pads looked new. So I put premiums pad and had them turned seems to brake fine. alhtough the their was pulsing pedal before and still isn't now
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On my 95, In 1999 I had my stock Rotors turned... Not even a month later the Warp was the same as before... Bought a cheap set of rotors and got a few more months out of them as well... At the time we cleaned and adjusted the rear drums.... I went through the same crapp with another new set of cheapie rotors... Made one trip home and back and they were warped again.... Last year I chucked them for the $60 Ea Bendix Rotors and Bendix Titanium Pads... Its been well over 1 year with plenty of hard driving, and a couple of trips home and back, and the car still stops as smooth as the day I installed the rotors....

Pete, do your self a Favor and get the Bendix Rotors when you can... You pocket will thank you later...

And how much meat is left on the pads as you stand right now? Or are you down to metal?

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On my 95, In 1999 I had my stock Rotors turned... Not even a month later the Warp was the same as before...
same i payed 30$ each canadian to turn my rotors.
They lasted for about a couple of months.. very bad vibration i am getting now..
but i think my caliper is leaking..soo.

i am going for new discs soon. pads are fine. might have to replace passanager side caliper.
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The last two posts are exactly why I said to not even bother turning a rotor. It'* not worth the effort or money. Just put that money toward new rotors.
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The last two posts are exactly why I said to not even bother turning a rotor. It'* not worth the effort or money. Just put that money toward new rotors.
I call them throwaway rotors anymore... On the 91 Bonnie the cheapies are $13 each... I just replace them... Usually every 3-4 years... The brak system is smaller and had less car to stop... But its not as hard on the front rotors as compared to the 95

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Turning the rotors is about 5 bucks a piece at my O'reillys.

Rotor turning is something I think is reserved for people like me, that don't always give a lot of long term thought to our economic decisions, and would rather fix our warped or otherwise rotors for 10-20 bucks NOW, instead of paying 60 or more bucks NOW to get the same effect, albeit the effect lasts longer in the more expensive scenario...but we're just simple poor folk, and we don't think about that kind of stuff.
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On my 95, In 1999 I had my stock Rotors turned... Not even a month later the Warp was the same as before... Bought a cheap set of rotors and got a few more months out of them as well... At the time we cleaned and adjusted the rear drums.... I went through the same crapp with another new set of cheapie rotors... Made one trip home and back and they were warped again.... Last year I chucked them for the $60 Ea Bendix Rotors and Bendix Titanium Pads... Its been well over 1 year with plenty of hard driving, and a couple of trips home and back, and the car still stops as smooth as the day I installed the rotors....

Pete, do your self a Favor and get the Bendix Rotors when you can... You pocket will thank you later...

And how much meat is left on the pads as you stand right now? Or are you down to metal?
Yep, Bendix is what I will be going with. I planned on getting them this week with new pads and do it all at once. Unfortunately I will not be able to pay all my bills AND get the rotors as well as the pads. So I plan on just getting regular pads (or ceramic if budget permits) and change the rotors in 2 more weeks when I get paid again.

I am down to metal as of today
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