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Old 02-16-2003, 03:38 PM   #11
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That sounds familiar.....I've heard good things about those. Doesn't Domestic Performance sell those?
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Ya Motor Trend used them in a WRX and some other cars, they had better stoping power and a lot less fade then stock rotors. And they had and average of 35 less feet for stoping. Every foot counts.
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I will eventually sell ceramics but the current deal I offer is top-notch rotors with a better price. I beat the GP store and Tire rack. Powerslots are also good rotors but they have to create room for a big network. I donít and i can have them custom made to your specks. I donít like to sell cross-drilled rotors but if you want them let me know and I can get them. I can also get you high-end Brembo rotors stainless lines for a much cheaper deal than most.


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Old 02-16-2003, 11:05 PM   #14
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Tamn, Ty, just tell them NOT to use crossdrilled. Do the world a favor! BAD idea. VERY BAD.

Stay slotted, and buy from DP or ADTR. Enough said!
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Tamn, Ty, just tell them NOT to use crossdrilled. Do the world a favor! BAD idea. VERY BAD.

Stay slotted, and buy from DP or ADTR. Enough said!
Two questions...

1. What is wrong with cross drilled roters???(I don't know and am wondering)

2. Why did you take your top speed run off of your sig.?
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Nothing wrong with "good" drilled rotors but they are in general weaker and do not last as long. If you use your car for A-B driving you can get away with them. If well done they are not a "bad" product...But when it comes down to the wire slotted rotors are stronger than drilled and they have more surface area. My big rotor kits offer both drilled and slotted rotors. If you buy drilled rotors get a guarantee and make sure your brakes are balanced front and rear. Bad rear pads or brakes will eat your front rotors.

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Ty covered it well. There'* also a difference between cast holes or drilled holes. It'* just best to stay away from them for a street car. Totally unecessary.

My top speed has expired. It went faster, but for liability reasons, I took it down. Don't want someone getting killed trying to top my record. Jay crashed at 130, and a couple of us have gone quite a bit faster than that. I just don't want to see a free-for-all, and somebody get hurt, and then have it be partially my fault
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so what was your new top end speed?
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And then there was silence........
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How much are the slotted rotors from DP or ADTR?

SInce I only have front disc brakes, I would only need two, I just want to compare with what we have up here (CAN).

I just replaced mine with standard rotors and pads about 6 months ago, so I'm OK for now, basically, I just want some info.

Thx
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