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Old 11-09-2011, 10:40 PM   #1
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Best places to buy rotors

Anyone have any great places to buy new rotors? My brakes are starting to pulse and the steering wheel shakes under braking. I figured it would be a good time to replace the front rotors. I need to find a place that is reliable and cheap for parts. Don't have a lot of money to spend on new factory rotors.
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Old 11-10-2011, 04:44 AM   #2
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i prefer centric's premium rotors. ...hit up the googles to find the best price.
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Normally for inexpensive wear parts, like front brake rotors, I use FLAP or friendly local auto parts store...I got 165k miles out of the original front rotors on my 94 toy pickup, and the original rear pads were good when I sold at 217K miles.

RockAuto is too high on shipping heavy stuff, like rotors. Personally, I like the Wagner or Raybestos brands. I really like the wagner severe duty pads, expensive, but they work NICE.
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Napa blanks are my rotor of choice for cars so I was planning on using them for the truck. What pads are you going to run?
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I guess it depends on how hard you are on your brakes I put some Duralast on paid $64 for the pr, at Auto Zone got a $10 rebate on top of it, and they seem to be working fine
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Great site, Dan; i've added it to my favorites. We'll be doing business when I get a little $$ sat aside for brake rotors & pads.
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Anyone have any great places to buy new rotors? My brakes are starting to pulse and the steering wheel shakes under braking. I figured it would be a good time to replace the front rotors. I need to find a place that is reliable and cheap for parts. Don't have a lot of money to spend on new factory rotors.
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I would definitely measure the thickness and see if you are OK to have machined. I was experiencing the same feeling on my 2002, and found a thread here that suggested a tire rotation and make sure the lug nuts are re-torqued properly. Shaking and pulsing went away. Zero cost.
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