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Old 10-10-2011, 09:31 AM
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Re: Raybestos R-300 slotted rotors and pads

Just installed these plus the Wagner Thermoquiets on mine. My only issue so far is the "Cast in China" tag on the box, that worries me some. More when you look at the venting, vents are incredibly rough and just look bad. The rotor face itself looks better in person, but I painted the calipers and didn't get to button it up till after dark, so I had to use a flash.
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Re: Raybestos R-300 slotted rotors and pads

I have chose to go with R1 rotors. I will call and get advice from them as to which style I should buy. I'll do that once my pockets generate some more money.

Right now, I'm still waiting on this Fastman.
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Re: Raybestos R-300 slotted rotors and pads

So far, I'm loving my new setup (R-300's + Thermoquiets). Brakes feel tight and smooth. The R-300's produce a satisfying sound under the right circumstances. Almost like a knobby tire on fresh blacktop. Like I said before, I'm not real happy about the vent castings. One was really rough and the other was not bad at all. That uniformity makes me question the Chinese standards (which I already did). But all in all, I feel like braking all around has drastically improved over the stock rotors with some old Duralast pads that were on it when I bought it.

I think you'll like the R1's just as much. I'd stick to slotted and not bother with drilled. If you're sick of warping rotors, you'll hate cracking one! I never felt like the WK brakes were good enough anyway. ESPECIALLY towing my boat, they felt extra mushy then.

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Re: Raybestos R-300 slotted rotors and pads

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So far, I'm loving my new setup (R-300's + Thermoquiets). Brakes feel tight and smooth. The R-300's produce a satisfying sound under the right circumstances. Almost like a knobby tire on fresh blacktop. Like I said before, I'm not real happy about the vent castings. One was really rough and the other was not bad at all. That uniformity makes me question the Chinese standards (which I already did). But all in all, I feel like braking all around has drastically improved over the stock rotors with some old Duralast pads that were on it when I bought it.

I think you'll like the R1's just as much. I'd stick to slotted and not bother with drilled. If you're sick of warping rotors, you'll hate cracking one! I never felt like the WK brakes were good enough anyway. ESPECIALLY towing my boat, they felt extra mushy then.

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I have always heard that the Chinese have less than bad quality control.
Still a lot of imported stuff is from China. Check it out next time your in any store.
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