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    Quote Originally Posted by Top_Fuel View Post
    That's how I ended up buying rotors from these guys for my other cars. I got tired of buying quality (supposedly) replacement rotors just to have them develop runout (pulsating) issues later. They also look nice and the zinc coating will delay any rusting. They will still rust eventually...but it will take a few years.
    Exactly. The factory rotors were fine but when I put the wheels on you could see them front and center so I wanted them to look better. Luckily they just happened to be pretty good as well.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Eggman View Post
    Mind if I ask why you want slotted rotors? I understand slots (and drill holes) add no benefit to daily driving.

    1. Removing material gives less surface area for friction (braking)
    2. The slots and holes serve to more quickly shave down the pad material
    3. Improper machining weakens the assembly and fosters cracking in the rotor
    4. Under ordinary road use the brakes never get hot enough for fading.

    But then again, maybe you are racing your Mirage?

    Also, have you looked into using the rotor & caliper bracket from a 2107?
    There is actually a amazing new track opening up in the next town over and a bunch of track racing enthusiast are calling it one of the best tracks on the east coast and I definitely have plans on being a regular there lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Emizel View Post
    There is actually a amazing new track opening up in the next town over and a bunch of track racing enthusiast are calling it one of the best tracks on the east coast and I definitely have plans on being a regular there lol
    Looks nice! What's it called - any website for the course? You must have racing experience then.

    I was told a funny joke by an old SCCA racer: Do you know how make a small fortune in racing?

    Start with a big one.

    The way he described racing, it is a hobby of everlasting consumption. Every week you spend under your car throwing money at it replacing wear items and whatever failed from the previous weekend.

    Every weekend you travel trying to accumulate points for the season.

    Only the good drivers who consistently prove themselves get sponsorship for their hobby.

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    I think I found it: Club Motorsports

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eggman View Post
    I think I found it: Club Motorsports
    Yup that's the one

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    so this sucks, both my brake rotors and pads won't make it in time and i have to get my car inspected friday, will be reordering them next week

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    I also have the brakeperformance rotors, and I'm very happy with this upgrade.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rocart3r View Post
    I also have the brakeperformance rotors, and I'm very happy with this upgrade.
    Which one did you buy? I'm interested too to upgrade my brake system.

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    Have been searching for a while and have not yet made a choice..

    StopTech - Sport Drilled and Slotted Brake Rotor >> USD $100
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    Cquence Performance Series Dimpled Slotted Brake Rotors >> USD $91
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    Brake Performance Premium Cross-Drilled & Slotted Brake Rotors >>USD $96
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    Any suggestion?

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    Looks like the StopTechs aren't available?!?


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