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Old 06-16-2004, 05:19   #1 (permalink)
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slotted rotors vs standard

i just baught a set of slotted front rotors for my ea and since its in the panel shop and wont be out for a while i ask here what the differences will be and how big they will be.

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Old 06-16-2004, 07:08   #2 (permalink)
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They should be the same size, and hopefully you will feel a differance in the braking.
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From DBA.com.au:

Advantages of DBA Longlife Slotted Rotors:

Unidirectional slotting (left and right), to increase pad bite, reduce fade and deliver exceptional braking performance.

Slots continually de-glaze the brake pads, improving efficiency and reducing rotor scoring. They even out-wear across the brake pad faces, increasing the effective contact area and extending rotor life.

Slots help dissipate water when driving in poor weather, as well as pump away dust and dirt.

Slotting also combats "out-gassing", where gas (from the pad bonding agents) can form a cushion between pad and rotor, greatly reducing braking power.

Provide a cost effective solution to improve the stopping performance of vehicles which are "under-braked" (such as many large four-wheel drives).
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Ruger, what pads are you puting with the rotors?
Pads will make the bigest differance and take advantage of the whole thing.
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propably bendix premium on the street and ultimates for the track
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What pad would you recommend for Slotted on the fronts?

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Ferrodo's is what DBA suggest to use with their rotors? Any experiences with this setup?
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Genebaby has that combo on his BA. I think he's very happy with the brakes.
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How much will they set me back per pair?

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Thanks JC.

About 150-200. I haven't checked myself, it's just what others have paid for theirs.

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