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Old 02-04-2006
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Replacement Front Rotors - 03

I was wondering if anyone has replaced the crappy Ford front rotors on a 2003 with aftermarket rotors? If so which brand did you use and how did they perform?

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I've tried RayBestos, Bendex.. OEM's are the best IMO. Im just under 36,000 and on my 4th set of rotors.
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I am hitting 15k miles on my 2003...and I will prolly give these a shot... http://www.tirerack.com/brakes/brake...ar=&perfCode=A

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I have wagners on my truck and love them my OEM ones crapped at 20,000 miles
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I think Bob or Kris could help you out with some better equipment up front
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i bought some slotted cross drilled ones from a group buy on RPS, got one set for my 01 and one set for my old 99
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^almost wish i kept those rims



1999 with lift spindle



^what happens when you get the wrong size rotor for the job
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I have the cryo-slotted rotors and hawk performance pads. They do squeal but the increase in braking performance is notable, and they have yet to warp at all, unlike the stock rotors which may as well have been made of plastic the way they warped on me.

I'd probably buy the cryoslots again, although when I need pads I'm probably going to go with ceramics, because I don't think I'm going to be able to get my wheels clean without repainting them at this point.
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I have Brembo blank rotors, work very well!!!!! I have Hawk pads also, there's a noticeable gain compared to stock. I wouldn't get slotted ones if you 4-wheel it in that rocks/dirt or w/e may get stuck in the slots and mess up the pads, not sure if it's possible, it's just what i've been thinking.
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