View Full Version : Re-surfacing rotors....
08-05-2003, 11:55 PM
anyone know a good shop to resurface rotors? i just got some used rotors and pads at a good price and they are pretty rusted on the surface, so any help would be greatly appreciated....
08-06-2003, 01:03 AM
collins automotive 416-754-8500, the machine shop number is 416-754-8510
08-06-2003, 05:47 AM
do you know give or take how much this will cost? should/can i do anything to the brake pads also, since i resurface teh rotors? i dont think the rotors are warped i just think it has a lot of rust, so should i just install them and drive until the rust comes off, like after the rain? they were sitting under the elements for a while, not sure how long though.....
08-06-2003, 05:59 AM
well if the pads are used, you should just throw them out and buy new ones, NEVER put used pads on a RESURFACED/NEW rotors, when i got my rotors resurfaced it was something like 30 or 60 can't remember exactly, not too much, but ya, just make sure to NOT put used pads on that!!
08-06-2003, 06:03 AM
see the way i see it is if i resurface the rotors i need new pads....but if i just drive the rust off than the surface of teh rotors, the pads should still be uniform to the rotors.... and the more money i can save the better, i am spending way too much these days.....heh....
08-06-2003, 06:15 AM
true, but one thing to remember, and its important, is.....
NEVER put a price on SAFETY!!!
its just NOT worth it!
08-06-2003, 06:18 AM
that is very true.....i would never do that :rolleyes: hahhaha
sighs i guess i have to get new pads......*mumble*
08-06-2003, 06:21 AM
you should be able to get the pads from collins as well...as for re-surfacing the rotors, i beleive they are only like 30-40 bucks...the base it on size...from what i remember....
08-06-2003, 06:27 AM
i think i am gonna get mavericks kvr carbon brake pads....anyone else have experience with these?
08-06-2003, 08:28 AM
call L&C auto repairs ask for sergio and tell him u need your rotors resurfaced tell him jorge sent you
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