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SilverCelicaGT
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Dec 11, 8:27pm - #349411 
rusty rotors

today i got my rims put on and i noticed my rotors look horrible how to i get them clean? do i have to buy new rotors my calipers are rusty to

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Dec 11, 8:30pm - #349412 
Calipers aren'yt rusty, they just have a lot of dust and dirt on them, maybe tthey are. THe rotors are made of iron, so they'll hold, but the rust is unstoppable.


Maybe you would like to get a new brake set?


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Dec 11, 8:41pm - #349413 
yeah if you don't drive for half a day your rotors will rust your pads will grind off the rust in a matter of minutes of driving around and breaking though. if you don't want them to rust at all get some performance rotors with zinc coating it won't rust. you can get them very cheap on ebay.(brembo drilled rotors all 4 wheels zinc coated 240)

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Dec 11, 8:42pm - #349414 
i will post some pics tommorow i have sprayed it with a water hose and its definetly not dirt. any site that i could go to??

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Dec 11, 9:03pm - #349415 
paint the calipers

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Dec 12, 1:09am - #349416 
What happens when you paint the rotors? Would it chip off fast?


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Dec 12, 3:10am - #349417 

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Dec 12, 10:06pm - #349418 
Originally Posted by Chelica815
What happens when you paint the rotors? Would it chip off fast?



It would dampen the breaks and wear off extremely fast because of the temperature endured by rotors

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Dec 13, 2:00am - #349419 
get your rotors machined. a shop (pepboys - about $13) use a machine where it utilizes a diamond to cut a small fraction of the rotor surface. in doing so, it is clean of rust and is renewed like from the factory. thumbsup


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Dec 13, 6:56am - #349420 
or just get some break dust cleaner and spray and wipe it off

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