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Old 05-01-2008, 07:07 PM   #11
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Unreal. I never noticed that. :( One rotor was stamped with a "L" and the other a "R". I'll have to contact the manufacturer.

As for the stopping power, I'm not 100% happy since I haven't done the rears yet and the those pads are really low.

I haven't tried my 16" wheels yet, but I'm sure they will fit.
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Info on the rears added.

With regards to the left rotor being wrong, AutoAnything.com' was awesome. They handled my issue with no problems, setup the RMA and pre-paid return shipping label. They shipped out a new set of rotors promptly. I got the new rotors installed this weekend. All is well. Thanks to everyone for their keen eye.

As for the stopping power, the car feels great; especially on the highway. (My rear pads were almost gone. It looks like the old sliders were sticking a bit too due to the uneven pad wear.) The new Hawk pads bedded in fine.

I'll report back in 500 miles or so once the pads and rotors are playing nice and I'll do some additional testing.

Just curious...has anyone ordered the new lines or even the F-Body calipers yet?
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I'm interested when mine wear out, just replaced rotors and pads 2 years ago.
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I'm in the same boat.
Not enough wear on my original ones to warrant replacement but when the time comes to replace the calipers in a couple of years, it will be highly considered.

Good pics.
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would like to know how you paint your calipers,what type of paint or you had them powercoat? also the kit includes front and rear calipers or just front,please e-mail at [email protected], job well done ,nice pictures,thank you ,do you think I can get this calipers at the local auto parts?
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