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  • Brake Tech Information - Brake Rotors & Track Use

  • …drilled or dimpled rotors offered as OEM replacements should not be considered appropriate for high-speed track use. While grooved, drilled and slotted rotors offer an enhanced appearance and add some resistance to the boundary layer of gasses that can build up between the pad and rotor, they are…

  • The right brake rotors mean everything on the track.

  • …drilled or dimpled rotors. They may look high-performance and they can resist some of the gasses that tend to build up between the brake pad and the rotor, but they can't handle the temperatures that result from track speeds and repetitive stops. If you do choose to use these types of rotors on your…

  • OEM Rotors: What to know when it's time for something new.

  • …OEM brakes just don't cut it. And that's where we come in. Tire Rack has a full range of brake rotors for you to choose from. We've got OEM replacement rotors and upgrade options in slotted, dimpled and drilled designs from premium brands like Akebono, ATE, Brembo, Hawk and more. Shop by vehicle…

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  • Brake Tech Information - Brakes 101

  • …to lose some of their contact with the rotor, essentially "hydroplaning" away from the rotor on a film of gases. Note: Sport disc brake rotors will produce some additional noise. It's not uncommon to hear a whirring noise as the brake pads rub over the dimples, drill holes and grooves while driving.…

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  • Brake Tech Information - Choosing Brake Components

  • …Reminder: Slotted, drilled or dimpled rotors offered as OEM replacements should not be considered appropriate for high-speed track use. If you find that merely changing brake pads is not enough, then a brake system upgrade may be what you need. Enlarging the brake rotor provides a bigger heat sink…

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