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Will swapping out the stock rotors for cross-drilled rotors...

Old 07-22-2009, 10:07 PM
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adversely affect braking performance in any way, even minimally? If not, what the recommended rotors? I think I may need to upgrade rotors to enhance the car's appearance once the new wheels are installed.
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Old 07-22-2009, 10:15 PM
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cross-drilled rotors minimize brake fade during braking which is why it's popular amongst trackers. i've sent you a PM.

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Originally Posted by El Immigrante' post='951258' date='Jul 22 2009, 11:07 PM
adversely affect braking performance in any way, even minimally? If not, what the recommended rotors? I think I may need to upgrade rotors to enhance the car's appearance once the new wheels are installed.
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is that a serious question, bro?
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Old 07-22-2009, 10:18 PM
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they should perform better because they will cool quicker
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I think we should ban El for a question like this
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but surely before the brakes get too hot, x-drilled means less x-section area
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Old 07-23-2009, 11:13 PM
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Slotted rotors.
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Originally Posted by DRANGED' post='952604' date='Jul 24 2009, 12:13 AM
Slotted rotors.
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I've never actually seen any compelling research or technical white sheets that state, unequivocally, that drilled/slotted rotors are superior to well made normal rotors. There's a ton of anecdotal evidence, usually gleefully provided by suppliers who sell the things.

But, they look really freaking cool so unless you're a serious tracker, i say go for them!
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