Who cuts brake rotors OFF car nowadays?

Handsome Jesus

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I have some brembo rotors that need to be cut, and I want to know who does it for a reasonable price. Not slotted or drilled or anything.

They need to be done off the car.

Who has good experience?

-Dennis
 

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napa up here does afaik
 

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Does anybody do it on car? Oreillys is like $10-15. Very reasonable and usually quick
 

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Brembos usually just have a retaining screw? Is the head of that screw stripped?

If so, you could always drill through the screw. I've done that many a times on other vehicles that use a similar setup.
 

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Brembos usually just have a retaining screw? Is the head of that screw stripped?

If so, you could always drill through the screw. I've done that many a times on other vehicles that use a similar setup.
He means he wants them resurfaced off the car. I assume removing them from the car is no problem.
 

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Sorry, I took it to mean, removed from the car...

Our local NAPA does the turning/cutting of them during the week. Weekends... NO.
 

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Yeah removal is no problem, I just needed to know locations that still have brake lathes around that don't charge an arm and a leg.

Now I need to pick a pad that will do well on the car and not cause insane dust, or dust that eats wheel finish...
 

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I read this as the rotors needed to be cut off the car.. like they were seized.
 

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If your looking for street pads if you know the pad number you may be able to get NAPA to locate a version of ghier ADO pads. I use a lot on high end cars with brembo application calipers you just need the fmsi pad number or a set of old pads to match up. NOW dont get me wrong these are NOT race pads but the ADO (Adaptive One) use a proprietary dual friction set up, as in the inner pad is more aggressive but outer pad dusts less and neither squeals. ALSO dont forget to use a thin coat of silicone brKe lube on backs of pads and edges where they touch caliper, bra kets or mounts. I would recommend a good glass bead in the mounting area if rusted, then hit an Oreillys as they all have Accuturn one cut lathes. Other choice would be maybe look for a shop with a Pro-Cut or Hunter on car lathe, ex9ensive, yes but much better than other on car setups. And if you are looking at performance pads actually consult Brembo, I am sure they know more about thier products. But EBC, Hawk and Performance Friction all make decent pads but getting best ceramic, or ceramic/ metallic for best stopping but low dusting may take bit of research. Do the brakes have an OEM based application you could reference? For pads numbers basically. Good luck.
 

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napa by me is 10 or 15 per rotor to cut.
also my buddy across the street from me would probably cut them for a bottle of vodka or case of beer.
 

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Depending on the car you may not want to take it to one, but most schools(colleges and highschools) with shop programs have brake lathes... they may do it for free since it's merely labor, and if it's a highschool shop class it can be a teaching tool(pretty simple to turn a rotor so they shouldn't mess it up)
 

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I ended up getting them cut at O'reilly Auto parts for $12 a piece, and put on a fresh set of EBC Redstuff with the bedding compound on them. Car just finished the light duty 200 miles and is ready for the bedding procedure (60-10 stops, 5 times in a row, moving cooldown, complete cooldown, repeat 1x). After 1500 miles they should be at full potential.

Now I need to find the fuel delivery problem after the last dyno session.
 

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I didn't realize they had machines that cut the rotors while still attached to the car.
 

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