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Old 11-05-2005, 02:38 PM   #1
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Brake Pad Question

On acouple occations while braking my brakes would grind so I decided it is time to change my brake pads. Well I was told that my rotors are probably not smooth and I woudl have to get thos changed as well. I dont wanna dish out the money for the rotors so I am wondering if i can just change my brake pads and leave it at that. IS that ok or what can happen?
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Old 11-05-2005, 05:10 PM   #2
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what do you mean by grind?

Im no mechanic, or expert, thats for sure.. but from what I know of brake rotors, they could possible be warped??? but that doesn't happen very frequenlty do it?

They may have rusted up a bit, so the first time u break in that day its clearing up the rust so it might be "grind like" ? Or is some sort of really loud noise. If its a high pitched screech sound as you come to a halt then its your break pads indicating they are low.

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