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Thread: Brake Pads and Rotors
08-19-2012, 02:54 PM #11
I like them, did not do much driving to break them in to much. So far so goodTim Walters (Curky)
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08-19-2012, 04:07 PM #12
Surreal, I don't get that.
I went ahead and put OEM rotors and pads on my truck 2 weeks ago, but I was looking at expensive upgraded rotors and pads and a "Big Brake" system would be the logical extreme upgrade for our trucks. Every single Big Brake Rotor is drilled. If I was in a truck or vette going way over the speed limit and I needed a set of brakes that would stop me, why are Big Brake systems all drilled if they are prone to cracking? the plates in the in the rotors on big brake systems are not really any thicker, but the diameter of them is larger.
I think the only issue would be anything drilled or slotted would eat up your pads quicker? (any links or references to issues related to drilled and slotted rotors would be great) as I was wondering about them as well.
08-19-2012, 04:49 PM #13
So, the fact that big brake kit manufacturers sell their kits with drilled rotors doesn't make it a 'good thing' (as you seem to imply just because they all do this). However, it doesn't make a 'bad thing', either. You see, not all drilled rotors are created equally. Here's an article from EBC on the subject of drilled rotors that might help you understand: http://www.ebcbrakes.com/cross_drill...d_rotors.shtml
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