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Old 04-12-2006, 01:35 PM   #1
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Cross drilled brembos and axxis ultimates

Has anybody found a local place to pick up brembo c/d rotors and the axxis pads? Who has had the most competitive pricing? I'm also after new hubs, but they have to be o.e. Thanks alot guys, I appreciate any feedback.
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Old 04-12-2006, 01:42 PM   #2
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As a note, cross drilled rotors brake worse then blank or slotted.
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Old 04-12-2006, 01:49 PM   #3
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Zimmerman are cheaper and better IMO.
Maxmember "Bruno" hooked me up with a nice set of slotted rotors for cheaper then I could find them with Brembo, as in real Brembo not the copy's.
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Contact Punnzzells.. he has the best pricing on maX for exactly what you're looking for.
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Old 04-12-2006, 02:05 PM   #5
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Try willz.ca, he deals with axis, im sure he can source rotors, prices are good and he is good to deal with.

Picked up some sway bar links, he had them same day I called.
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Old 04-12-2006, 08:06 PM   #6
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As a note, cross drilled rotors brake worse then blank or slotted.
True, and also make noise under hard braking. I woundn't recommend it
I got mines from Elite Auto in Scarborough
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I've got c/d brembos all around now, so I'm just looking to match the rears. I may switch to slotted or blanks on the next swap. Thanks guys.
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Old 04-12-2006, 10:31 PM   #8
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We sell Brembo and PBR pads, which are Axxis here and in Europe.

PBR=Axxis.

Give me a call at the shop for pricing.

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As a note, cross drilled rotors brake worse then blank or slotted.
he has a point, when they drill out your rotors, your losing braking surface area, but it does expel heat properly IF it was done from the manufacture of the rotor and not some 3rd party machine shop (or your uncle bob with a drill...)
why do you think higher end cars come with cross drilled rotors
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why do you think higher end cars come with cross drilled rotors
Because they look nice, Brembo has admitted this in a press release. You'll never see a race car with them.

The holes not only reduce braking surface area, but they reduce the amount of metal available to absorb heat, hence less resistance to brake fade.
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I bought the STOPTECH Stage II kit (x-drilled) - but I like the bling and don't track my car...

Look into STOPTECH rotors as an alternative to Brembo.
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I have always run blank rotors on all the car I bring to the track, even the race car. Never had a problem, never warped a rotor.

As everyone says cross drilled is for bling, ever worse, they cause stress fracture into the rotor and can crack, break the rotor.

But you are welcome to buy whatever you want to put on your car.
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just to let everyone know, I've got 50K km of pretty hard driving on brembo c/d and no cracking whatsoever.
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Anyone know where I can get cheap OEM rotors from.
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Old 04-13-2006, 08:38 PM   #15
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just to let everyone know, I've got 50K km of pretty hard driving on brembo c/d and no cracking whatsoever.
Define 'pretty hard'

Driving pretty hard and having rotors last 50k is an oxymoron.
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