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post #1 of 4 Old 04-23-2008, 04:36 PM Thread Starter
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took cross-country trip last fall,replaced brakes all around and front rotors prior to traveling.i noticed that now my truck seems to be harder to stop than before and being on a fixed income i cant afford to spend tons of cash to do a lot of upgrades so any suggestions would really help. thanks tom
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post #2 of 4 Old 04-23-2008, 04:37 PM
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Premium Pads and Slotted rotors will do the trick.


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post #3 of 4 Old 04-23-2008, 04:40 PM
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I know Raul at Stealth Automotive sells slotted rotors, I'm gonna have to go slotted rotors. I have brand new rotors all the way around, and the fronts have already ground down with a big gouge in them (maybe they are a year old) and maybe I haul a lot more than I think

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Cryo rotors and Hawk LTS pads are the way to go for our rigs. the Cryo rotors resists fading and warpage a lot better than regular rotors. may be more expensive at first but will pay off at the end... i have almost 2 years on mine right now and they show very lil fade if any
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