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Old 04-06-2011, 09:00 PM
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Question D+S Rotors - turning them?

So it's time to change my pads, got the thermoquiet's in today from rockauto (anyone need a set, i bought two on accident ). Now since I'll be painting the calipers, changing our the sway bar and links, I figure I'd look into doing the R1 D+S rotors but then it struck me.....isn't it going to be damn near impossible to have them machined the next time the pads are changed? Wouldn't that equate to a 40-50k mile investment of around $300 for rotors that have to be replaced with the pads?

Everywhere I read largely says that no one will machine them because of the damage they do to carbide tips.
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Re: D+S Rotors - turning them?

I was told at a shop that a certain machine is required to turn them. It can be done.
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