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Old 08-22-2011, 07:15 PM   #1
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A word on rotors...recommendations/suggestions?

Plan to replace my rotors this fall (2003S). I will put on EBC Yellow Stuff pads and looking for suggestions on replacement rotors. Have used OEM and Zimmerman on the Audi A6...happy so far with the Zimmerman - hated the OEM...warped after 40K.

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Last weekend I put on the R1Concepts cross/drilled and they look/perform beautifully. Very high quality and the shipping/sale was great (no affiliation) Got my pads from them too!
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Old 08-22-2011, 07:40 PM   #3
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Plan to replace my rotors this fall (2003S). I will put on EBC Yellow Stuff pads and looking for suggestions on replacement rotors. Have used OEM and Zimmerman on the Audi A6...happy so far with the Zimmerman - hated the OEM...warped after 40K.
Ditto on the Zimmerman, that's what I have been using on my 2001 and have been very happy.
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ditto on the R1 concepts rotors
Why the EBC yellow stuff? I read a lot of bad reviews for them, that they fade real quickly on the track.
My favorite street/track brake pad hybrid are the Porterfields R4-S which work great on the track and have no squeal on the street
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Cquence cross-drilled rotors and EBC Redstuff pads. Great combo with excellent initial bite, no fade at the track, and very little brake dust.
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I've actually ordered a set (4) of cquence cross-drilled rotors including a ceramic pad kit (8). Cquence haven't directly recommend this combo.... I've just assumed that they wouldn't sell a complete kit that doesn't work! haha

Should feedback on the product in about two weeks.

* I would be interested to hear what pad works in ref to stability in all situations e.g. rain, dry, cold, hot, very hot

Ceramic pads, Organic, Metallic, Semi........ ??
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Cquence cross-drilled rotors and EBC Redstuff pads. Great combo with excellent initial bite, no fade at the track, and very little brake dust.
Where did you buy your EBC pads? I need to do the fronts on my '06 soon.
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I just put on new rotors and pads. I went with the Pagid 'Sport' (RS 4-2-1) and like them so far. Amazing grip and no noise.

Now for rotors I went with Raybestos.... we'll see how those hold up, bested expectations so far.
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Old 08-23-2011, 12:12 PM   #9
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German rotors

I have seen these rotors and are pretty good quality, also they seem to be holding pretty well on the track, also for the price you cannot go wrong,..
(made in Germany)

http://www.planet-9.com/cayman-boxster-competition/60350-new-cayman-s-987s-slotted-rotors-available.html

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Where did you buy your EBC pads? I need to do the fronts on my '06 soon.
I bought my EBC Redstuff pads from Auto Parts Warehouse. Just ordered a replacement set so I have them when I need them. Free shipping.

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Got my EBC Yellow from a Cayman owner who

bought them for the track and then changed his mind.
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slotted rotors

Here is a picture:
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Do you guys cryogen treat your rotors (about $100/pair....last 2x longer) ? Do these aftermarket rotors have painted hats like OEM?

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