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Old 10-21-2004, 21:02   #1 (permalink)
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AU rotor life.

what kind of disc rotor life have you guys had on your AUs under normal driving conditions understanding "normal" is a relative term? Thanks.
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Old 10-21-2004, 21:06   #2 (permalink)
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Re: AU rotor life.

AU rotors (from the factory) are basically the same strength as 4 week old bread. Rotor and life should not be used in the same sentence. My car is only 112000kms old and the rotors are totally shot, warped and need replacing badly. They are not unsafe yet but there are on the way out.
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Old 10-21-2004, 21:50   #3 (permalink)
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Re: AU rotor life.

94,000 on mine, one machine that I know of front and rear. No negatives to report.
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94,000 on mine, one machine that I know of front and rear. No negatives to report.
Hmmm, you must drive like a girl Blurter

Just kidding, may have something to do with my AU being Series 1 and getting the crappy brakes.
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Re: AU rotor life.

78,000 on an AU2 and they're perfectly fine.
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Re: AU rotor life.

well, I dont know of EF is different, but mine were undersize after only 92,000kms Car has now done 186,000 and i think they need doin again, damn falcon brakes :(
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Re: AU rotor life.

my AU1 got 55000km out of the fronts before they had to be chucked out.
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Re: AU rotor life.

Au2 xr8 after 92,000km's mine are cactus majorly. Pads stuffed and rotor below minimum thickness.


Oh you said normal use. lol mines been on the track.
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Re: AU rotor life.

I got about 42,000Ks out of the factory AU1 rotors. Iam on to my 4th set of pads and second pair of rotors at 86,000 Ks. By the by I have found the bendix advance the best for min brake dust on your wheels.

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Bendix advanced is the new name for the Bendix standard. You get no dust but you also get no brakes...
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