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Old 12-20-2005, 12:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default dealership says i need to rotate rotors with new brake pads

my dealership wants the charge me 240 for brake pads and to rotate the rotors...fot that much i can get cross drilled and some brake pads but i dont wanna dig into some savings for cross drilled yet....is it absolutely necissary to rotate the rotors?
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Old 12-20-2005, 12:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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rotate rotors as in machine them? forget it - waste of money. if they're in good shape and not warped, keep them for a while, otherwise just get new ones.
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Old 12-20-2005, 12:11 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yea they said machine them
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Old 12-20-2005, 12:12 PM   #4 (permalink)
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The machining is like 10-20 bucks. The pads are what cost $200+ they are great pads..
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Old 12-20-2005, 12:13 PM   #5 (permalink)
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but why can i get stock pads for like 44 online from the stores
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Quote: Originally Posted by bonedaddyjr06
but why can i get stock pads for like 44 online from the stores

b/c they charge the extra $160 to dial to order them
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When I machined my old rotors from my Honda I took them to my local auto parts store that only charged my lime $10 each to rotate (machine) them. I would go that route instead of having the dealer take my $$$.
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so youd recomend machining them at orileys or something and then ordering the pads online
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Be careful about which pads you get. Dodge can sell you cheap valueline pads too, but they are no where near the quality and performance as the OEM stock pads. Check the part numbers to make sure they are right for the SRT-4. You can have any local shop or most parts stores turn the rotors.
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Old 12-20-2005, 12:26 PM   #10 (permalink)
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i was gunna get the pads from turboneonstore or something...100 for front and back together
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look at mpsc if you havent already. I think it isnt too much over $400 for the stage 1 front and rear kit with carbon pads. Your choice of slotted or drilled, and ever black silver, or gold color.
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Quote: Originally Posted by bonedaddyjr06
i was gunna get the pads from turboneonstore or something...100 for front and back together


Hawk pads are the way to go. If you do that you can also get stainless steel brake lines; that combo is a nice brake upgrade that wont send you into bankruptcy.
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Old 12-20-2005, 12:39 PM   #13 (permalink)
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scotty where can i find the package youre talking about....what comes in the kit
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Quote: Originally Posted by ScottyDoesnt
look at mpsc if you havent already. I think it isnt too much over $400 for the stage 1 front and rear kit with carbon pads. Your choice of slotted or drilled, and ever black silver, or gold color.

Front AND rear?

Man, don't I wish! While I highly recommend their brake upgrade, you'd better check your pricing.
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Old 12-20-2005, 12:43 PM   #15 (permalink)
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no its right around 400 for both i just foudn it....199 for rear....220 for front
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