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Oct 16, 3:29pm - #53681 
getting cross drilled rotor? is this good? help please!

some guy is offering bremo corss drilled rotors for the GT 00' for 75 bucks a pair. what are the disadvantages and disadvantages? i hear slotted are better but don't know why? pleasse help an ignorant fool! rice


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Oct 16, 3:41pm - #53682 
not getting them...this is what my co-worker said

"cross drilled rotors will crack under heavy use unless they are cast with the holes, like porsche and ferarri.

almost all those aftermarked ones are drilled, and they ALL crack. everyone that I know that has tried them on the track has cracked them.

just get regular or the slotted ones. those are good."

and he races cars semi-pro so i should take his word for it...


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Oct 16, 3:43pm - #53683 
Yea, Go with the reputable companies when it comes to things that concern safety. Does Brembo Cast there Disks with the holes drilled.


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Oct 16, 3:47pm - #53684 
here's more info

"the idea is that they vent gasses that are built up during braking by pad friction. In the "old" days, brake pads used to gas a lot more, and sometimes during hard braking, a layer of gas could form between the pad and rotor and decrease braking distance.

modern day pads don't gas like the old ones, so they are really not needed.

if you just use them on the street, they will probably be okay. But don't expect them to make you stop quicker, they are just supposed to vent brake pad gasses..

If you want to impove your braking, get some aftermarket pads with a higher friction coefficient.

$75 for both is an okay price... although I just get oem rotors for $23 a piece.. ^_^"

it's news to me... idunno


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Oct 16, 3:57pm - #53685 
ct I have them on my car and I auto-X (hard) with them and I've had no problems if you get them I suggest you paint the hat's on them because they will rust.


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Oct 16, 4:00pm - #53686 
Originally Posted by CID498
ct I have them on my car and I auto-X (hard) with them and I've had no problems if you get them I suggest you paint the hat's on them because they will rust.


how long you had them for?


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Oct 16, 4:03pm - #53687 
Oh prolly 6 months or so $75 is a great price for those I reccomend them and if you do decide to get them also get new pads.


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Oct 16, 4:07pm - #53688 
Originally Posted by CID498
Oh prolly 6 months or so $75 is a great price for those I reccomend them and if you do decide to get them also get new pads.


yup..i'm getting TRD pads with them...just hear that slotted is better though...any reason why?


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Oct 16, 4:12pm - #53689 
Heat dispersion, I had a big problem with the ABS kickin in while under hard brakin on the track and now I hardly get it at all.


There is one drawback though and that is they cant be resurfaced so's you better keep an eye on brake pad wear.


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Oct 16, 6:53pm - #53690 
Dude, I got the Brembo sloted with TRD pads.

Believe or not, the hotter they get, the better they work. It's amazing.

Stay away from the holes, get slots

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Oct 16, 6:56pm - #53691 
I got slotted rotors ... too many bad opinions about cross-drilled.

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Oct 16, 8:01pm - #53692 
my bike is drilled lol


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Oct 16, 8:58pm - #53693 
Originally Posted by ssgsky
my bike is drilled lol


rofl mine too ... well all bikes are drilled laughsilly

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Oct 16, 11:40pm - #53694 
well actually if there manufacturer really is Brembo, i would say get them because Brembo is a VERY reputable company, i would think that the rotors are casted with the holes, and not drilled. the post-drilled rotors do crack, but Brembo is a company that knows what they are doing, and would not put their name on crap products. for $75 i'd get them, if stocks are $23 each then thats $46 for both, that guy is asking $75 for both, thats a difference of only $29, i'd say go for it, but do some research on them because i may not be accurate.


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Oct 16, 11:44pm - #53695 
my friend had cross drilled brembo stock sized rotors and they cracked.

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Oct 16, 11:53pm - #53696 
damn, okay i guess i was wrong, isn't there some warranty agianst that?


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Oct 17, 3:55am - #53697 
warranty against what?

any product made for racing and are wearing items will generally not have a warranty, given the specefic application they are designed for, and the conditions they are to be put into. and a good brake specialist CAN turn cross drilled brakes, i have done it


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Oct 17, 5:04am - #53698 
I got the AEM big brakes with cross drilled and slotted...i love em...work great thumbsup

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Oct 17, 7:18am - #53699 
poop...i'll just get the slotted rotors...thanks guys thumbsup


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Oct 17, 8:02am - #53700 
would be cool if there were HUGE rotors for the celica, like the ones seen on the enzo ferrari thumbsup


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Oct 17, 8:03am - #53701 
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
would be cool if there were HUGE rotors for the celica, like the ones seen on the enzo ferrari thumbsup



there are ... use just have to do a complete brake upgrade (calipers and all)

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Oct 17, 8:18am - #53702 
hey guys, i've been looking around for slotted rotors and suggestions as to who,what, where, and why?...thanks! thumbsup


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Oct 17, 8:18am - #53703 
Originally Posted by ct
hey guys, i've been looking around for slotted rotors and suggestions as to who,what, where, and why?...thanks! thumbsup


Ask Darren (ricepowered) where he got his...i know he got them cheap thumbsup

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Oct 17, 8:25am - #53704 
Originally Posted by trog2233
Originally Posted by ct
hey guys, i've been looking around for slotted rotors and suggestions as to who,what, where, and why?...thanks! thumbsup


Ask Darren (ricepowered) where he got his...i know he got them cheap thumbsup


just pm'd him thumbsup


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Oct 17, 9:54am - #53705 
tirerack.com or performancecenter.com

rotors and great pads at both sites thumbsup

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Oct 17, 9:59am - #53706 
Originally Posted by Gen7fan
tirerack.com or performancecenter.com

rotors and great pads at both sites thumbsup


weird..they don't offer slotted anymore?
http://www.tirerack.com/brakes/results.j...;x=119&y=10


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