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Old 03-22-2016, 02:29 AM   #1
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I just got a 2006 Pontaic Grand Prix, it stops pretty good, but the rotors look like they have seen better days.
They will hold out for a little while, but when I go do change my brake pads all the way around, I am considering going ahead and buying new rotors, rather than trying to get these off, and find somebody to take me to get them turned.
The car will be a daily driver, mainly a to and from work car, I do have a a mountain to travel up and down daily.

I am trying to decide on some decent Daily Driver rotors, or if some Performance/Improved Stopping Power rotors would be worth investing in.
I do like to drive a little fast from time to time, but usually I'll be babying it, as I want it to last me...

I have always went AC Delco with my Park Ave, are RAYBESTOS Professional Grade rotors any good?
I can get all four of them for about 100.00 total.


Or should I stick with ACDELCO Professional Durastop rotors?
The AC Delco rotors will run me about 180.00 for all four as well..

I can get the Raybestos for a lot cheaper, but I want quality rotors over price, as being able to stop well is very important!


The other rotors I was looking at are POWER STOP Extreme Performance Drilled and Slotted rotors.
Four of them will run me about 180.00, but if they are really worth it I'll get them.

I usually know just what I want, but being a new car to me, I value others advice.
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Anything else I should consider getting when I do the brake pads?
I see a brake pad retaining clip, and a Brake Pad Drag Reduction Clip..
I really need to go ahead and buy my FSM'*.
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i put the powerstops on my buick they look good an work great well worth 180 dollars
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I am loyal to the Wagner ThermoQuiet Pads and Wagner rotors. Never ever a issue- made by a huge automotive conglomerate (Federal Mogul).
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I have Wagner ThermoQuiet on my Park Ave, they are pretty good.
I ended up going with PowerStop rotors and pads all the way around, hopefully they are decent.

I got POWER STOP AR8280XPR Extreme Performance Drilled and Slotted rotors for the Front

I got POWER STOP AR8286XPR Extreme Performance Drilled and Slotted rotors for the Rear

For the Pads.

POWER STOP Z231075 Z23 Evolution Sport; Carbon Fiber/Ceramic Front Pads

POWER STOP Z23999 Z23 Evolution Sport; Carbon Fiber/Ceramic Rear Pads

I was thinking about replacing the brake fluid as I already have it on hand, I just have so much else I plan to do, I have a few days of work to do on it already, as I like to take my time with whatever I do..
Some Castrol Synthetic fluid would be nice to out in it though.
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