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Old 08-26-2012, 06:19 AM   #1
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Replacement Rotors

I need to change my front rotors, Looking for oem replacement.

I came across these http://www.tirerack.com/brakes/brake...ModClar=4-Door

any good?

Currently running ebc yellowstuff
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Old 08-26-2012, 08:38 AM   #2
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Yes, they are very good! #1 Name in brakes for a reason. Consider though getting discs that have anodized coatings though. It really keeps the rust of and keeps things looking sharp. Try these for instance: (The price is per pair so it is comparable to the Brembo.

http://www.ecstuning.com/Volkswagen-...Rotors/ES6212/
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Yes, they are very good! #1 Name in brakes for a reason. Consider though getting discs that have anodized coatings though. It really keeps the rust of and keeps things looking sharp. Try these for instance: (The price is per pair so it is comparable to the Brembo.

http://www.ecstuning.com/Volkswagen-...Rotors/ES6212/
Doesnt the brembo have the coating?
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Old 08-26-2012, 10:14 AM   #4
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Any other rotors that arent too expensive?
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Old 08-26-2012, 10:22 AM   #5
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No, the Brembos that are coated use Zinc so it has a golden hue.
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Old 08-26-2012, 02:59 PM   #6
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Will the Zimmerman last longer than the OEM Rotors?
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Old 08-26-2012, 03:19 PM   #7
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Those "brembos" are just cheap Chinese made blanks.

Had a set for my old car. No coating, poor vent design, and they warped the 3rd week.

OEM Rotors are like $67.50 from Keffer, and they are good!
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Those "brembos" are just cheap Chinese made blanks.

Had a set for my old car. No coating, poor vent design, and they warped the 3rd week.

OEM Rotors are like $67.50 from Keffer, and they are good!
They are Brembo. I do not see why you put quotes around the "brembos" as if they are knock offs. Brembo makes their rotors in China for the same reason most people make Iron products. China is the Iron capital of the world.Always has been always will be, why transport heavy iron more than once?
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They are Brembo. I do not see why you put quotes around the "brembos" as if they are knock offs. Brembo makes their rotors in China for the same reason most people make Iron products. China is the Iron capital of the world.Always has been always will be, why transport heavy iron more than once?
They are nothing when compared to their coated BBK rotors and such. I promise you they outsource them because there is only so much margin in a rotor.

OEM's outsource all the time to their specs, why wouldn't Brembo?

I'm just saying this from personal experience. CarQuest blanks held up better than these "Brembos". Don't look at the brand, look at the quality. OEM rotors are made by whoever bids the lowest, and they do just fine until you move up to a bigger caliper and such, plus their coated.
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They are nothing when compared to their coated BBK rotors and such. I promise you they outsource them because there is only so much margin in a rotor.

OEM's outsource all the time to their specs, why wouldn't Brembo?

I'm just saying this from personal experience. CarQuest blanks held up better than these "Brembos". Don't look at the brand, look at the quality. OEM rotors are made by whoever bids the lowest, and they do just fine until you move up to a bigger caliper and such, plus their coated.
They are OEM spec. Brembo makes standard OEM products not just BBKs; that is only a segment of their business. The OEM rotors are cheap standard cast iron blank rotors. That is what are on most cars and that is what these Brembos are. I am sorry they are not anodized but neither is the factory rotor. They are factory spec, which is not anodized. This is why in my first response I gave the OP a link to a set of anodized discs that will undeniably last longer. The Brembo replacement discs can also be ordered Zinc-anodized in either plain, cross-drilled, or slotted. You can consult the following link to learn more about the >30x 10^6 rotors the company produces worldwide every year:

http://www.brembo.com/en/car/origina...ges/Discs.aspx
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"To support its clients and their respective global expansion strategies, Brembo has production operations in Europe, USA, Mexico, Brazil and China, all implementing standardised, integrated processes, to optimise production and logistics costs. Brembo can, therefore, offer its clients the combined advantages of a centralised product development process and localised production to maximise competitiveness and service quality for their global platforms."

http://www.brembo.com/en/car/origina...ges/Discs.aspx
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powerslot cyro are the same type of thing. but theyre over $100 apiece
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All I'm saying is they were crap, and priced twice as high as a no name CarQuest rotor.

But it's ok, I was a brembo nutswinger at one time, too.
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You sir are a blithering idiot. Your ignorance is mind bogling. But don't worry I am sure you will reply with another equally uncreative statement
I'm an idiot because: I tried name brand rotors, and they warped. So I picked up a set of cheap rotors and they didn't. Okay?

Name means nothing to me. Performance does.

Judging by your signature, name means a ton to you.

I'm not saying the true Brembo BBKs are garbage, by any means. But these rotors are just a cheap blank made by the lowest bidder.

If I was buying OEM Replacement rotors, I'd just pick up OEM Rotors from Keffer for $67.50 each, they work.

Which is what the OP was asking anyway.
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