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new to the site. need some info on brakes and rotors

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by ICECOLDB, Aug 16, 2010.


    ICECOLDB New Member

    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
  2. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    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.
  3. Eddie Z71

    Eddie Z71 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Hi, and welcome to the site!
  4. murdog94

    murdog94 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    Welcome aboard.
  5. Big75

    Big75 Rockstar 4 Years 500 Posts

    maybe you should have your rotors checked before you start spending cash. unless you're dead set on having neat looking rotors.
  6. Springthing

    Springthing Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

  7. KWG08VMI

    KWG08VMI Rockstar 100 Posts

    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.

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