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    I am new to this site and looking for info. i just found out my brakes need to be replaced so i am going to replace rotors as well just in case they are bad. want to know what is better cross drilled, slotted or smotth finsh

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    Welcome to the club. For a street truck I prefer the slotted. Drilled rotors get heat cracks around the holes. Race cars use them because the do cool better but they get changed after one or a few races, unlike your street truck that may have them on for years.

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    Hi, and welcome to the site!
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    maybe you should have your rotors checked before you start spending cash. unless you're dead set on having neat looking rotors.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Big75 View Post
    maybe you should have your rotors checked before you start spending cash. unless you're dead set on having neat looking rotors.
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    Big75 is right, having them checked can save you a lot of cash. Even if you end up just getting them turned, that would be cheaper than a new set.
    2002 Chevy 1500 Ex-cab Z71: 5.3L, auto 4, shorties, hi-flow cats, true dual 2.5" straight pipes, AirAid intake, TBS, Platinum plugs, 8.5mm wires, programmer, 3in w/ 33s, also has the composite bed

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