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Clyde
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1995 Toyota Celica SX

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Mar 22, 8:54pm - #423563 
My brakes...

im really worried about my brakes..it raining outside. When i went to my car this morning, i found that it had rust on teh front disc brakes..it was fine when i arrived at the parking lot earlier today..is this normal????

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Yovan
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Mar 22, 9:22pm - #423564 
Yepp it is very normal , when you will drive again when it's not raining it will clean the disc when you apply the brakes

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Mar 22, 10:34pm - #423565 
Originally Posted by Yovan
Yepp it is very normal , when you will drive again when it's not raining it will clean the disc when you apply the brakes


I use to worry about that too. I've seen my rotors looking pretty nasty. After one good brakeing, clean as a whistle. I think this has a lot to do with the squealing people hear when they first back up after the car's been sitting.


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Mar 23, 12:10am - #423566 
yeh..its ok now, im back home safe..yep the thing just comes off in just a few brake applications..tis all good..thanks for ur input.. thumbsup


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Mar 23, 3:02am - #423567 
What is that rotor made from that it rusts in half a day? Thank god the whole car isn't made of that material. grin


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Mar 23, 3:38am - #423568 
yea use some brake cleaner.

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Mar 23, 6:38am - #423569 
I put a few coats of high-heat paint on the rotors when I did my calipers...no rust, looks awesome!! wink


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Mar 23, 6:45am - #423570 
yeah i actually just had this problem happen to me the other day. I poured wated on them and applied the brakes a bit and they came clean.

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Mar 23, 8:02am - #423571 
The rust is no big deal; whenever I wash my car the discs get a little rusty; the first time the brakes get applied after that, the discs get cleaned off.


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Mar 23, 8:49am - #423572 
That's a fact, untreated exposed metal will rust.

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