Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 5,129
Sultan
Speed Omen
Sultan

Speed Omen
2002 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 5,129
Philadelphia, PA
May 12, 12:49pm - #177466 
Rotor Cleaning... (Advice)

which product do you guys recommend to clean the stock rotors? The inner wheel housing and top of the rotor are a little rusty and I want to try polishing them up before I paint my calipers.

I'd rather clean the existing oem rotors for now instead of buying aftermarket. Any advice?

Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 10,123
VSGTS14
05 WRB
VSGTS14

05 WRB
2005 Subaru WRX STi

Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 10,123
Milford, NJ
May 12, 2:34pm - #177467 
hmmmm...not sure what really takes off the rust...

but i found the Armor All wheel cleaner does get rust off of my dumb lug nuts...maybe it will work?
you have to use a toothbrush though


SUBARU TECNICA INTERNATIONAL

**DONOTDELETE**
Unregistered
Anonymous
Unregistered



May 12, 2:48pm - #177468 
when i changed my buddies rotors with him...he had me clean the nuts with a steal brush then we sprayed silicon into the hole and on the nut...

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 3,077
slidr
Specialist
slidr

Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 3,077
Saint Louis, MO
May 12, 3:15pm - #177469 
Yeah, steel wool or a steel brush should get the rust off. Then just sand it down.


Aqua Teen Hunger Force...number one in the hood, G
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 334
SPec_ceLICA
Member
SPec_ceLICA

Member
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 334
Edmonton, CANADA
May 12, 3:33pm - #177470 
Steel wool works great just make sure you wet the steel wool first.


[Linked Image]
"Fate can only take you so far, its up to you to decide what to do when it takes you there."
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 5,129
Sultan
Speed Omen
Sultan

Speed Omen
2002 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 5,129
Philadelphia, PA
May 12, 4:57pm - #177471 
ok, thanks for the suggestions - wink

Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 509
FPcelica
Senior Member
FPcelica
2001 Spectra Blue Mica Toyota Celica GT
Senior Member
2001 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 509
Houston, TX
May 12, 8:48pm - #177472 
itll just come back though... its inevitable, unless you bought new rotors (i.e. the AEM rotors)


[Linked Image]
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 2,672
ragingpaseo
Specialist
ragingpaseo
2003 blue Toyota Celica
Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica

Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 2,672
towson, md
May 12, 10:28pm - #177473 
get a can of brake cleaners for your rotors...

Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
aspen
aspen
2003 Toyota Celica GT Turbo
Guam, USA

Posts: 298
Joined: April 2003
Thanks: Shout out to all members of R TOY/GUARANTEED especially for Richard and Totoy for putting my turbo on and being the first in Guam and maybe few on all places!
Show All Member Profiles 
Shout Box
Recent Topics
02' Celica GT pictures - New member
by Daweed. 05/21/2017 3:34 PM
Engine Developed Slight Tapping Noise
by ciaranleeman. 05/17/2017 12:49 AM
Apexi N1 exhaust
by Felix0697. 05/15/2017 4:58 PM
Toyota celica GT 2004 - 6 gears?
by Arve2afm. 05/13/2017 5:33 AM
FS: Custom OEM Tsunami Badge
by 00BlkCeli. 05/08/2017 11:11 AM
Looking for parts sources
by Calparts. 05/05/2017 11:18 PM
2004 GTS my 6th gear going to neutral by itself
by CapistranCelica. 05/05/2017 3:16 AM
1994 Celica Veilside Body Kit
by TheFernMan. 05/02/2017 8:30 PM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170512)