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Old 28-Nov-2005, 03:40 PM
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warped rotors

hey I got a set of cross drilled brembos (cheap **** off ebay) and they warped in less than a year. now i get heavy vibrations when i brake. Ive been told that if i keep driving like that i can do worse damage to my car.
is this true?
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Old 28-Nov-2005, 03:59 PM
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I'm guessing that the warped rotors will prematurly wear out your pads and maybe even damage your calipers. Are they real Brembos? They are not usually "cheap ****". Installing them incorrectly, over tightening your wheel lugs and even poor driving habits can warp rotors.
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Old 28-Nov-2005, 04:03 PM
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I had warped rotor's... they can get caused by heavy breaking....or breaking while turning....I speak from experince....lol
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they won't ruin the pads, it will just decrease the rotor's life span. my brembo slotted were warped but they seem to have gotten better after 2 months later. it probably has to do with the person who installed them. i let a guy install mine for cheap but never again. i think he is the reason why my rotors are warped because he didnt grind away the rust or anything behind the discs and didn't tighten the screws enough. i took the rotors back off and found rust in the back of the rotors so i grinded away all the rust and the vibrations while braking were not nearly as bad.
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Old 28-Nov-2005, 05:12 PM
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That vibrating basically puts extra strain on your ball joints and tie rod ends when your braking.
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yeah thats what i heard. that they mess up ur ball joints and tie rod ends.
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