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  • Time for replacement brake rotors?

  • If your OEM rotors have seen better days, then it's high-time you purchase replacement brake rotors. Not exactly sure what "better days" means? Technically speaking, every brake rotor has a "Worn Rotor Minimum Thickness" limit. You can find this information engraved on the edge…

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  • Before you buy brake pads, you'll want to read this.

  • …pads and rotors wear with use, so you should keep a close eye on them. Brake pads should be replaced when there is 1/8" to 3/16" of friction material left on the steel backing plate. Brake rotors should be replaced before they reach the "Worn Rotor Minimum Thickness" limit, which…

  • Brake Tech Information - Brakes 101

  • …and brake rotors are wear items and as such, should be inspected regularly and replaced as necessary. Brake pads should be replaced when approximately 1/8" to 3/16"" of friction material remains on the steel backing plate. Brake rotors should be replaced when their "Worn Rotor Minimum Thickness"

  • Brake Tech Information - The Finishing Touch: Brake Rotors

  • …stops. However, just like brake pads, rotors eventually wear out. As the miles add up, the amount of metal remaining to act as the heat sink wears away and the rotor's effectiveness is reduced. Sooner or later, brake rotors will reach their minimum disc thickness and require replacing to maintain…

  • STOP : in the name of satisfaction.

  • …give up stopping power when you need it most? Cryogenic freezing a brake rotor can increase durability and help to resist warping. I have used three to four sets of pads per one set of frozen rotors before minimum thickness was achieved. The number one issue I see with brakes is the way we use our…

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