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View Poll Results: Best Replacement Rotors
Cross-drilled and slotted - $99.00/PR 2 18.18%
Cross drilled - $107.00/PR 0 0%
Slotted - $93.00/PR 3 27.27%
OEM - $59.00/PR 2 18.18%
WAGNER Part # BD125507, $25.80 4 36.36%
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Old 03-24-2013, 09:01 PM   #21
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I use to use Raybestos exclusively for my aftermarket brake parts. Raybestos was a local company and made things local. Recently, they went to China to manufacture some of their product lines, and the quality was poor. I switched to Wagner because of that and never will consider a raybestos brake part.
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Can you see your rotors through your wheels? If so, go for drilled and slotted, and impress people. Otherwise, just go for slotted or flat ones.

Personally, I'd put more money into the pads than the rotors. A nice pair of dustless ceramic pads will give your car that nice "kiss the wheel" stopping power.
I do enjoy the look of the drilled and slotted.
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Well ive decided to do a complete upgrade of the front brakes. Ive been doing some research finding calipers with the brackets and bolts from a 98-02 Camaro/Firebird since these will mount fairly easily to my 99 Regal. Ive had great success finding them locally so im just waiting for a couple bucks to free up so i can order the calipers, rotors, ss lines and a nice set of pads.
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Finally got time to grab the F-body brake setup from a local JY. Took the last week to clean them up and make them purrrty again. Hoping I will have time to put them on the Regal this Thursday
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Very nice. Did you go with the ceramic pads?
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I havent decided on pads yet. I keep wanting a nice set of Hawks but then the $90 price tags pops into my mind. Might go with Wearever Gold Pads. They are ceramic and i can get them for $28 at advanced auto parts thanks to 20% promo codes.
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Nice score!!

Did you get the cross drilled brake lines too?
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lol no i did not. Funds are short at this time so im stuck with the stock lines for now I will invest in the standard SS lines in the very near future.
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Comparison of stock W-body to new F-body brakes.


Old Setup


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I know Im missing a wheel stud. This was thanks to Town Fair Tire. When they put the rims on, they cross threaded the nut so the first time I took the wheel off after that it snapped (I had my wheaties that morning). Working on fixing it.
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So are F-body brakes a direct bolt on? If so, I'm gonna get me some.
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