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  • Should I go SLOTTED for my rotors?

  • …to do that. If this describes you, a solid rotor actually will be the best choice. Here are the physics behind that: The more mass that you have the more quickly a rotor can disperse heat. This leads us in two directions. First it doesn't pay to turn rotors (takes away valuable mass) and second if…

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  • Turning Rotors. Should I or Shouldn't I?

  • …sync" or rotor, the better the chance of dispersing that energy and recovering in time to stop. The relationship between the pad and rotor is key in the strength and ability to dispense the heat for your brakes. Will your car be affected if you choose to turn your rotors instead of replacing…

  • Pull Those Stud Cips!

  • …wheels. During vehicle assembly, these little clips are installed to hold the drum or rotor in place against the hub as the vehicle moves down the assembly line in the factory. They do a great job of keeping the rotor from falling off before the caliper and brake pads are installed but once the car…

  • Squeaking Brakes?

  • …new brake pads that beds/brandishes the pad to the rotor properly. It involves laying down a thin layer of brake pad material into the rotor to help with proper adhesion. It is important to remember that you must replace or turn your rotors after replacing brake pads to help ensure there is no…

  • Brake Squeak!

  • …power. Examples: Akebono Pro ACT, ATE Premium One, Hawk Performance Ceramic ROTORS. More than likely you will need rotors. It is recommended that you do not turn your rotors, but replace with new ones. A rotor's effectiveness is based on dispersing heat, and taking any metal away will diminish…

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  • Brake Job Part 1: The Set Up

  • …calipers and rotors apart, there's no turning back. Now is the time to carefully inspect your new replacement parts and to compare them to the parts on the vehicle. You don't want to go any further if you don't have the correct parts right? Samuel will be replacing the pads and rotors with Hawk HPS…

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  • Brake Fluid Maintenance

  • …the temperature of the front rotors a couple hundred degrees. Several hard, quick stops in rapid succession or riding the brakes while driving, can increase rotor temperatures to 600°F or higher. Since vapor is compressable but liquid is not, once brake fluid turns to vapor, the bubbles cause an…


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