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Old 05-11-2009
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High performance rotors/pads?

For those of you that run 33"+ tires and use your trucks off road, what rotors and/or pads are you running? My 33" tires and RCD/Dixon front end keep warping stock rotors. I have heard that drilled rotors will dissipate heat but can crack and can not be turned. Slotted rotors are supposed to dissipate gas buildup but will heatup faster than solid, vented rotors. I am just looking for my best on/offroad option with bigger tires.
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I have StopTech slotted rotors and PosiQuiet pads purchased from ModBargains.com on my truck that has 35x12.50's on steel wheels. They are awesome and made a very big improvement compared to new OEM level stuff that I just put on prior to the slotted rotors and pads.
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What did you do about rears? Just stock shoes? I need to do front and rears soon.
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I've got just over 105k on my rears.......my pads are still very good. 1/16" of friction material left.




I do have on-hand a complete Explorer rear brake setup that will be bolted to my 31spline Fx4 rear end here pretty soon....just gotta get out and actually do it. lol. I also plan on installing a 96ish F250 master cylinder for the awesome pushing power. The piston is almost twice as big as what's in my truck right now.
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i had high dollar pads once..got wet and they wouldnt shut up..they squealed like crazy!
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i have powerslot slotted rotors and hawke hps pads. they are a million times better than oem. make sure and torque the wheels properly also, that can cause rotor warping sometimes too.
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