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Old 04-13-2006, 08:41 PM   #16
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pretty hard= I'm surprised I'm still licensed. The pads are really close to finished, but yeah, 50000 km of abuse on brembo c/d. That's part of the reason I'm going with them again.
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Old 04-14-2006, 02:29 AM   #17
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My last set of rotors didn't even last a year but lot's of pad left, raybestos ceramic (they fuc*ing blow) takes like 10 min to warm up and by then my rotors are already burnt blue....
Geuss you get what you pay for.
Max member Bruno hooked me up with some Zimmermans Atp slotted front solid rear, hope they last longer.
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Old 04-14-2006, 05:46 AM   #18
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why do you think higher end cars come with cross drilled rotors
They do however they give you a bigger rotor to compinsate for the loss of surface conact. Basically you could achieve the same braking with a smaller rotor, however it does not look cool. Slotted is a better way to go.
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Old 04-18-2006, 09:51 PM   #19
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as I heard, the crossdrille will help on braking, same as gas slotted. The idea is not on heat or brake surface. It is true that you will have brake surface, but hte holes, or slotted surface, is to take away the brake pad dusts. If the dusts are stuck in between the pad and disk, your brake will have a fewer contact surface.
will third party drilling will cause stress around the holes, and will tend to crack under continous heavy braking (as in track), and slotted rotor will consume your pad much faster (this one I got it from a friend).
if your rotor were molded with the crossdrilled holes, like how porsche do them, it will be less prone to cracks and wraps, and "might" decrease your brake distance.

But now a day, people just change them for look. It doesn't mean that cross-drilled rotor are bad, is just ppl care more about look then performance. my2cents
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Old 04-18-2006, 10:59 PM   #20
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as I heard, the crossdrille will help on braking, same as gas slotted. The idea is not on heat or brake surface. It is true that you will have brake surface, but hte holes, or slotted surface, is to take away the brake pad dusts. If the dusts are stuck in between the pad and disk, your brake will have a fewer contact surface.
will third party drilling will cause stress around the holes, and will tend to crack under continous heavy braking (as in track), and slotted rotor will consume your pad much faster (this one I got it from a friend).
if your rotor were molded with the crossdrilled holes, like how porsche do them, it will be less prone to cracks and wraps, and "might" decrease your brake distance.

But now a day, people just change them for look. It doesn't mean that cross-drilled rotor are bad, is just ppl care more about look then performance. my2cents
Actually x-drilling and slotting will increase brake dust as the pads are constantly being scraped clean.
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Old 04-18-2006, 11:06 PM   #21
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50,000 k on rotors while driving them hard? Shit son, sign me up for that magic. I only get about 30k on my rotors, mostly street and some track though
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