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Old 11-27-2011, 08:43 PM   #26
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^ Yes, but my pads still have good life and have good tires for snow and summer already.

My rotors are worn so i'll just need those.
If you plan on replacing the rotors, I strongly recommend you also replace the pads. The used pads will be uneven and grooved from the old rotors and this will make it difficult (nearly impossible) to embed the old pad/new rotor faces evenly. Causing poor braking and accelerated wear.
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Old 11-27-2011, 09:34 PM   #27
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First of all, do not listen/buy from people that can't distinguish the difference between "brakes" and "breaks"

Second of all, if you plan on getting new rotors and keeping the old pads,
inspect the pads for uneven wear (grooves) and deglaze them using sandpaper.

Third of all, gathering from your questions, please save yourself money/time and just take it to a mechanic. You DO NOT sound mechanically competent.

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Old 11-27-2011, 11:47 PM   #28
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Whoa. Project Mu is hardcore track oriented. That's the kind of stuff I wouldn't use on the street unless I had access to Hyde's bank account.
lol! I have a set for the sw20 that needs to be installed!

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Old 11-28-2011, 10:31 AM   #29
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Auto Accessories & Aftermarket Parts at AutoAnything | Truck Accessories & Car Accessories | Floor Mats, Tonneau Covers & Car Covers in the states is pretty darn cheap for rotors when you jump in for their free shipping and 15pct off sales.
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Old 11-28-2011, 11:07 AM   #30
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Old 11-28-2011, 04:27 PM   #31
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when people say "blank" rotors, what does that exactly mean?
Generic brand blanks? or is there something else im missing?
Brembo also makes blanks
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