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post #1 of 4 Old 06-21-2012, 08:22 PM Thread Starter
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drilled and slotted rotors and ceramic brakes

i am trying to find out about what to do about rotors and brake pads.. i have stock rotors and brakes on it now and i am having a problem with the truck shacking when hitting the brakes... and a guy told me to put the drilled and slotted rotors on and ceramic brakes since i pull heavy loads... just wanting some opinions thanks...


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If you have a brake shake when the brakes are applied then it sounds like you just have warped rotors. Turn them if they are above min. thickness spec and replace your pads. If they are above min. spec after machining, but right at it,then I would replace them anyway. They tend to warp quicker the thinner they get. Good luck.

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I don't think i would run drilled rotors on my truck especially if you tow.

It seemed to me I read a manufacturers notes one time and they didnt recommend that kind of duty for drilled rotors because of heavy heat causing the rotors to crack between the holes.

If you were to head down a decent grade with a heavy trailer, you can't get off the brakes and let them cool. Slotted rotors might help but a quick call to a good brake company could do you a lot of good and please come back and let us know what they suggest.

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X2...don't use drilled rotors, get sloted...if you are wanting new we Have Powerslots and Hawk pads..
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